UWF robotics team takes home second place in IEEE SoutheastCon competition

The University of West Florida robotics team finished second place in the annual IEEE SoutheastCon hardware competition, held April 19-22 in Tampa, Florida. The team’s autonomous robot was only seconds slower than that of the winning team from University of Alabama. UWF beat every team in the Florida State University System that competed, including the […]

Area schools earn top honors at 10th annual Emerald Coast BEST Robotics Competition

The University of West Florida hosted the 10th annual Emerald Coast BEST Robotics competition on Saturday, Oct. 28. The project-based STEM program inspires middle and high school students to pursue careers in engineering, science and technology through participation in a sport-like competition to design, program and build a robot. This year, 585 students from 22 […]

UWF hosts 2015 Emerald Coast BEST robotics competition

The University of West Florida College of Science and Engineering hosted the eighth annual Emerald Coast BEST robotics competition at the UWF Field House on Saturday. Student teams from 18 area high schools and middle schools participated in “Pay Dirt,” a competition in which each team designed and built a robotic system to repair a […]

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UWF hosts STEM activities for community students

The University of West Florida (UWF) has hosted the Emerald Coast Boosting Engineering, Science and Technology (BEST) Robotics competition for the past five years, and is the only institution in the state to host the event each year. About 20 middle- and high-school teams face off every year in a competition involving Science, Technology, Engineering […]

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