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FIRST Tech Challenge Regional Qualifier
FIRST Tech Challenge Regional Qualifier
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Date/Time
Saturday, January 11th 2014
10:30 am - 5:00 pm

Location
UVA Slaughter Recreation Center

Two dozen middle and high school FIRST ROBOTICS teams from around the region square off for the rights to compete at the state robotics championship in March.

This high-energy and family-friendly event is FREE and open to the public.

Best public viewing: between 11 am and noon, and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

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