Three of the high schools (Atascadero, Nipomo, and Orcutt Academy) exhibiting compete in the international F.I.R.S.T. competition, one of the defined task of which this year was firing Frisbees. At about 7pm, they took their creations outside the hall for an impromptu demo for the crowd--a huge hit, especially with the younger children!
Kim Mistretta, Co-chair, Student Robotics Expo Committee
Softec, the Central Coast Software and Technology Association, Inc., holds an annual Student Robotics Expo. Various student groups from throughout the Central Coast of California, ranging from elementary to college, and commercial groups displayed their robotics projects to many different community members. This event was conceived to foster early interest and ability in mechanics and technology.