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Idaho ROKS

Phone: (208) 885-6299
Fax: (208) 885-4637
E-mail: idahoroks@uidaho.edu

Mailing Address:
4-H Youth Development
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive, MS 3015
Moscow, ID 83844-3015

Idaho ROKS

Idaho Robotics Opportunities for K-12 Students (Idaho ROKS™) creates programs designed to engage youths in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. >>more

Idaho ROKS News:

Idaho’s FIRST robotics teams are performing well outside the state borders. Idaho FIRST Tech Challenge teams competed in Montana, Utah, and Nevada before 4 Idaho teams advanced to the FTC West Super-Regional March 20-22nd in Sacramento, California.  For FTC Team 5026 Tesla Coils’ finals win at the FTC West Super-Regional they will be attending World’s Championship April 23rd-26th in St. Louis MO.  Joining them there will be Idaho FIRST Robotics Competition Teams, 2122 Team Tators and 3562 Livewire. Idaho FRC teams competed in regional events in Utah, San Diego, Central Valley California, Nevada, Colorado, and Calgary Alberta Canada’s Western Canada Regional. While not a part of the Idaho ROKS program, we congratulate all of Idaho’s FRC teams on their achievements this season!

In addition to the accomplishments of Idaho’s high school robotics programs, two FLL teams will be representing Idaho this spring. May 16th-18th, Team 1363 Quake Snakes will be representing Idaho at the North America Open Invitational Championship at LEGOLAND in Carlsbad, CA.  Team 2860 Looney Tunes Crew will be representing Idaho at the FIRST LEGO League International Open Championship at the University of Toronto, June 4th-7th.  

4-H Robotics
Afterschool programs exposing youth to robotics. Discover WeDo Robotics (ages 5-9), Platform Robotics (ages 9-14) and Junk Drawer Robotics (ages 10-18).
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Idaho FIRST® LEGO® League
FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL) introduces youth (ages 9-14) to real-world engineering challenges by building LEGO-based robots to complete tasks on a thematic playing surface.
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Idaho FIRST® TECH Challenge
FIRST® Tech Challenge (FTC) is an exciting sports-type event that engages youth (ages 12-18) in an authentic engineering experience through robotics.
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