FIRST robotics World Championship Finals awarded
St Louis’ HEC-TV broadcast the 2011 FIRST Robotics World Championships and Awards Ceremonies before a live crowd of more than 22,000 at the St Louis Dome stadium.
Will.I.Am and The Black Eyed Peas played for the 300+ teams, their sponsors, mentors and parents, from more than 50 countries, which had qualified for the finals competition.
The three winning teams were from high schools in Ontario, Canada, Connecticut, and a special school for the deaf in New Jersey.
Neil Bascomb, author of “The New Cool,” a story about the Santa Barbara, CA FIRST team, announced that there will soon be a film adaption of his book.