Robotics Competition Nov. 28


NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s Department of Engineering Technology will host its annual Robotics Competition and Smart Structures Show from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28 in the Student Union Ballroom.  The competition is open to all middle schools within a 200-mile radius of Natchitoches.


Participants will be able to test their computer programming skills and compete with other Louisiana students for prizes during a fun environment with educational experiences and social activities.  The top three teams will receive cash prizes to be used to purchase technology for the classroom. Snacks will be provided.


This year, ET faculty are also organizing a smart structures show to provide opportunities for high schools and other organizations that are involved in robotics related projects to show their creativity at the event.


There is no registration fee for the competition or show, however, those interested in participating in the competition must register by submitting a letter of intent and a press/photo release form (for each team member) no later than November 16. Documents should be sent to Erin Bates at


More information and links to registration documents can be found at the following link: