Click for Myrtle Beach, South Carolina Forecast

 

 

Home | Vacation InfoWeather | Employment | FAQs


VACATION


Planning a trip to Myrtle Beach?  Visit the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce for information about hotels, attractions, restaurants, events and more.

Palmetto Regional FIRST Robotics Competition at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center (Ultimate Ascent)

Events | Meetings

 

Corner Icon This weekly feature showcases the people, places, events and activities in the City of Myrtle Beach.  Take a look through our previous Photos of the Week


Blue Box  Visit the Friday Fax for this week's news, agendas and more.  Or, add your name to our list by sending us your e-mail address. 


Corner Icon Questions?  E-mail info@cityofmyrtlebeach.com or call (843) 918-1014.  

   

Photos of the Week

   
 

Friday, March 8, 2013


   
 

Robots and their student-creators swarmed the Myrtle Beach Convention Center during the Palmetto Regional FIRST Robotics Competition, March 1-2.  In all, 65 teams of high school students from 12 states, the District of Columbia and Brazil took part in the two-day tournament.  This year's robot challenge was called "Ultimate Ascent."  Students received a kit of parts, without instructions, on January 6, then had six weeks to build a robot that could throw Frisbees into goals and climb a pipe-frame pyramid.  The competition was fast-paced, lively and exciting for the crowd of 3,000-plus spectators.  Nine Horry County schools took part in the robotics competition, with Conway's Academy of Technology and Academics one of three teams advancing to the world finals in St. Louis. 

See our previous Photos of the Week

   
         
             
 

City Seal Icon  Home    Umbrella Icon  Vacation Info    Sun Icon  Weather    Employment Icon  Employment    Events Icon  City Events    Meetings Icon  Meetings    FAQs Icon  FAQs

Orange Box  City Hall    Orange Box  Departments    Orange Box  Forms    Orange Box  Links    Orange Box  Recreation   Orange Box  Facilities    Orange Box  Services    Orange Box  Payments


 
   
   

Thank You for Visiting!

City Hall
937 Broadway Street
P.O. Box 2468, Myrtle Beach, SC 29578
(843) 918-1000   Fax: (843) 918-1028
 
Copyright 2010.  The City of Myrtle Beach.  All rights reserved.