"Botball takes the promising math or science student and challenges them to become more."

   - Becky Ann,
      Team Mentor

Smart Robots. Smarter Students!
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Regional Workshops

Hands-On Workshop

The Botball season begins with a 2-day professional development workshop for team leaders, mentors and students. Up to 3 people from each registered team may attend the regional workshop. During the hands-on workshop, attendees learn about current robotics technology by participating in a variety of interactive exercises and activities.

Those activities include:

  • Robotics as an inquiry-based educational tool
  • A real-world programming language
  • Engineering skills in building a working demo bot
  • Current components in the Botball kit and game challenge

Any 3 participants can attend the workshop (ex. Team leader and 2 students or team leader, mentor, student). At the workshop you will:

Receive Your Reusable Robotics Kit

Teams receive their reusable robotics kit at the workshop along with software and documentation. They also receive detailed information regarding the current year's game. Participants will actually use their robotics kit to build and program a demonstration robot at the workshop.

Highly Experienced Workshop Instructors

Botball workshops are taught by specially trained robotics/computer science professionals from a variety of backgrounds. Some of our workshop instructors include:

2015 Workshops:

2015 Florida Botball Workshop
University of North Florida,
Jacksonville, Florida
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  • Jan 23 2015
  • Jan 24 2015
2015 Greater Chicago Botball Workshop
TBA

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  • Jan 17 2015
  • Jan 18 2015
2015 Greater DC Botball Workshop
University of Maryland
College Park, Maryland
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  • Feb 21 2015
  • Feb 22 2015
2015 Greater Los Angeles Botball Workshop
TBA

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    TBA
2015 Greater San Diego Botball Workshop
Grossmont College
El Cajon, California
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  • Jan 17 2015
  • Jan 18 2015
2015 Greater St. Louis Botball Workshop
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

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  • Feb 21 2015
  • Feb 22 2015
2015 Hawaii Botball Workshop
Wahiawa Middle School

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  • Feb 7 2015
  • Feb 8 2015
2015 New England Botball Workshop
University of Massachusetts Lowell

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  • Jan 23 2015
  • Jan 24 2015
2015 New Mexico Botball Workshop
TBA

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  • Feb 21 2015
  • Feb 22 2015
2015 New York/New Jersey Botball Workshop
Xavier High School,
New York City, New York
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  • Mar 14 2015
  • Mar 15 2015
2015 Northern California Botball Workshop
NASA Ames Research Center
San Jose, California
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  • Feb 7 2015
  • Feb 8 2015
2015 Oklahoma Botball Workshop
University of Oklahoma
Norman, Oklahoma
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  • Jan 10 2015
  • Jan 11 2015
2015 Qatar Botball Workshop
Carnegie Mellon University Qatar

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  • Jan 30 2015
  • Jan 31 2015
2015 Texas Botball Workshop
Waltrip High School
Houston, Texas
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  • Jan 24 2015
  • Jan 25 2015
2015 Southeastern Africa Botball Workshop


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  • Jan 23 2015
  • Jan 24 2015