Robotics demos at McDonald’s

McDonald’s of Hawaii will sponsor the 10th annual FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) in Hawaii Regional Robotics Competition, scheduled March 31 and April 1 at the UH Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu.

High school robotics teams from across the state will compete against mainland and international teams for the regional title and a chance to participate in the FIRST Robotics World Championship in Houston, Texas in mid-April. 2017.

This is the sixth consecutive year McDonald’s has sponsored the competition.

Hawaii teams will conduct in-store robotics demonstrations at McDonald’s restaurant during the week of March 20 to 26 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Customers can get a firsthand look at the students’ creations.

They will be at the Lihue McDonald’s on March 22.

Last year, McDonald’s donated $40,000 from the statewide fundraiser.


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