Kentucky Wildbots Team 3844

The Kentucky Wildbots Team 3844 and the Thoroughbots Team 3259 proudly present the first annual Southern Kentucky Robotics Invitational (Battle for the Bluegrass)This one day event will be held on Saturday, Oct 25th at the Arena in Corbin,Ky.  

The Corbin Arena is a 5000 seat venue easily accessible from I-75. The size and accessibility of this site located halfway between Knoxville, Tn. And Lexington, Ky. provides a great opportunity to make the general public more aware of FIRST and its opportunities. This high school robotics competition will use the format of “Aerial Assist” the 2014 FIRST Robotics game.

For the Public...

Science and technology enthusiasts, educators, and families alike can find an intriguing and exciting experience at the SKRI Battle for the Bluegrass.  Come for an hour or two, or be our guest all day!  Here's some key things to look forward to when visiting the event...
·         The event is free and open to the public.  No tickets or registration is required!

·         See high school students operating their 120 lb. robots on a large, indoor playing field competing for points in a 3 vs. 3 game!

·         Walk through "the pit" area where you can see the robots up close and meet the students and mentors that created them.

·         Family-friendly environment and competition - ideal for families who have been involved in FIRST Lego League (FLL)!

What We Need.
Event Expenses
Field Rental from Andy Mark
$3,500.00
Arena Rental for October 25th
$2,500.00
Arena Support Staff
$500.00
A/V
$500.00
Insurance
$800.00
Total


$7,800.00

Team 3844 and Team 3259 have the goal of raising awarness of STEM careers and opportunities by hosting this event. the Corbin Tourism Board has put up $5000.00 of the event expenses with the remaining $2800 for the team to raise. We are in need of sponsors to finish out the remaining cost of the event.

This event is such a great opportunity for the Southern Kentucky region; It not only has educational attributes, but will become a tourism boon for the area.
Please help make this event a reality.
  • CTA Corporation  
    • $2,000 (Offline)
    • 80 mos
  • Neal Woodward 
    • $100 
    • 82 mos
  • Mindi & Jeff Stoner 
    • $15 
    • 82 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $20 
    • 82 mos
  • Leah Stoner 
    • $10 
    • 82 mos
See all

Organizer

Arthur Larry Canada 
Organizer
Corbin, KY
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