Thursday, March 07, 2019

Teens Engineer BHM Robotics Build and Battle Competition to be Held April 6 & 7 at the Central Library

Hey Birmingham area teens with a love for designing robots and computer programming—want to put your passion for engineering to work in a friendly competition and potentially win a $50 gift card at the same time?

Then make plans now to participate in the Teens Engineer BHM Robotics Build and Battle Competition on Saturday and Sunday, April 6 and 7, 2019, at the Central Library East Grand Reading Room.

A total of nine teams, comprised of five students each, will design and build a robot to play against other teams in a game-based engineering challenge. Participation is open to current middle or high school students in grades 7 through 12.

Each member of the winning team will receive a $50 gift card. To register, call 205-226-3655 or email

Teens Engineer BHM is a  partnership between the Birmingham Public Library and the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Engineering. The program is sponsored by the Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham. Teens Engineer BHM received a $95,000 grant from the foundation in 2017. Teens Engineer BHM also a recipient of a 2016 $50,000 grant from the UAB Benevolent Fund.

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