Robotics Education & Competition Foundation
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8926W Wigglebots GIRL POWERED Workshop at Wellford Academy of Science and Technology

Hosted by 8926W, the WIGGLEBOTS

7-Dec-2023 Add to Calendar
Event Code
Workshops & Camps
Event Type
Event Format
Spots Open
Event Region
South Carolina
Standard Registration Opens
10-Nov-2023 12:00 EST
Registration Deadline
8-Dec-2023 12:00 EST
Payment Deadline
7-Dec-2023 12:00 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

VEX Robotics Team 8926W, the Wigglebots, will host an exciting STEM event open to all girls first through fourth grades.  GIRL POWERED is a global initiative sponsored by the Robotics Education and Competition Foundation (RECF) which seeks to engage more young girls in science and technology.  Students will hear from team member Sarah, a high school senior, about her journey in robotics and how it has shaped her educational and career goals.  The students will then complete a robot design and building challenge and then test their creations on a real competition field!  They will receive official GIRL POWERED swag at the conclusion of the evening.  Let's build!

Age / Grade Level:
Elementary School Students

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 7-Dec-2023

Wellford Academy of Science and Technology
684 Syphrit Road
Wellford, South Carolina 29385
United States

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4:00pm     Welcome

4:10pm     Sarah's Story

4:15pm     Engineering Design Challenge

4:30pm     Build Time (teamwork)

5:00pm     Testing Solutions on the Field     

5:15pm     Snack and Awards

5:30pm     Dismissal


The event will be staffed by team members and parents from 8926W. 

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

Students will receive notification through the school communication system if the event is cancelled.  

Refund and Payment Policies

The event is free.