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FIRST Tech Challenge: SA Qualifying Tournament 2019

February 2019 News

Teams and spectators are invited to the FIRST Tech Challenge South African Qualifying Tournament, a competition whereby school children get exposed to engineering principles, software programming and CAD design.

Date: 2 March

Venue: SAP Auditorium, Sci-Bono Discovery Centre, Miriam Makeba Street, Newtown, Johannesburg.

Programme for the day

7:30 Team registration and pit area setup

8:00 Robot inspection and judging

10:45 Opening ceremony

11:15 Drivers meeting

11:45 Robot game matches start

12:30 Lunch break

13:00 Robot game matches continue

15:00 Robot game semi finals

15:30 Awards and closing ceremony

Please register online at http://firstsa.org/?page_id=357 before Thursday 22 February.

Team registration fee is R3000 per team, which can be sponsored by the SAIMC subject to conditions. (See website for details.)

For more information contact Johannes de Vries, Tshwane University of Technology, +27 83 679 2015, devriesj@tut.ac.za, www.firstsa.org




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