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RoboCon 2016

On December 17th, 2016 Port City Robotics held its first annual RoboCon event showcasing the wonderful efforts of students in Brunswick, Columbus, New Hanover, and Pender counties. This event was coordinated by the Brunswick County STEM Council and hosted by Brunswick Community College. We are very grateful for their support and [...]

By | December 19th, 2016|FIRST, FLL, FLLjr, FRC, FTC, SeaPerch, Updates|0 Comments

FRC: 2017 FRC Theme Revealed!

FRC teams are in for a pretty interesting year! Can you imagine the opportunities for cosplay and theming?! Join us on on January 7th for the Official 2017 Kickoff at 10am. Location TBD. Speculation has run wild. Will teams have to open valves, adjust pressure, transport "fuel", to launch their airship first? Will [...]

By | September 21st, 2016|FIRST, FRC|0 Comments

We’ve obtained GuideStar’s Gold Participant status!

In an effort to further increase transparency and disclosure, Port City Robotics has obtained Gold Participant status with GuideStar, the leading database of charitable non-profit companies. You may visit our profile by clicking the gold status emblem to the right or below. We will be starting the process of obtaining Platinum status as we continue [...]

By | September 16th, 2016|Updates|0 Comments

FTC: Velocity Vortex

The moment has arrived! It's time to unveil Velocity Vortex! Your 2016-2017 FIRST Tech Challenge competition challenge. We look forward to working with Circuit Circus on this year's goals and challenges. Computer Vision! Teamwork! See you at competition! More Details

By | September 10th, 2016|FIRST, FTC|0 Comments

FIRST Explodes in Brunswick County

This year, in partnership with the Brunswick County STEM Council, several Brunswick County Schools are homes to brand new rookie FIRST teams. FIRST Lego League Jr Bolivia Elementary School Belville Elementary School FIRST Lego League Waccamaw School Leland Middle School FIRST Robotics Competition Brunswick County High Schools

By | September 7th, 2016|FIRST, FLL, FLLjr, FRC|0 Comments

FLL: Animal Allies

This year's game has been announced and it's going to be amazing! Animal Allies is a look into how humans help animals and in turn, how animals help humans. It will explore animal care, food production, and service animals. Port City Robotics is forming 3 new FLL teams this season. If your team [...]

By | September 1st, 2016|FIRST, FLL|0 Comments