China Trip Fundraising & Events
Post date: Jun 4, 2016 9:49:44 PM
The Pandas ARE GOING TO CHINA!!!
The Tuxedo Pandas are pleased to announce, that we have been invited by China FIRST to be FIRST ambassadors at the World Robotics Conference in Beijing, China, November 23-25 (www.worldrobotconference.com/en/Home/).
Jointly held by China Association for Science and Technology (CAST) and the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, the event will include a forum, an exhibition and an international robot competition for teenagers.
Germany, the United States and Japan will deliver reports on such topics as robot research and technology development, and the latest products and research findings will be showcased during the three-day event.
Organizers estimate that some 40,000 people will take part in the conference.
During the competition part of the event, 130 teams from more than 10 countries and regions will be representing WRO, VEX and FIRST (FTC and FRC).
The FTC competition will be with the 2014-2015 theme: Cascade effect, with the new android platform.
The Tuxedo Pandas FTC team 4924, as well as Green Girls FTC team 7190 are the only 2 foreign teams selected so far. 4 more international teams will come to join the 12 FTC teams present at the event (6 from China and 6 from around the world).
If you would like to help, any donations will be greatly appreciated (click on the donate button on the left!).
We are going to have several fundraiser events (please check our calendar for more info):
August 15: Yard sale (need to clean up the attic?).
August 23: Bake Sale at Kroger on Main.
August 29: Parents' Night out (need 3 hours of peace and quiet?)
September 16: come to Wendy's from 5:00pm to 8:00 pm at 701 North Main Street Blacksburg,VA. A % of all sales will be donated for our trip to China.
September 19: Parents' Night Out second edition!