Registration Now Opened

Registration is now opened for the 2018-19 Deep Space Season.

Coaches can register their teams via their Dashboard

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Summer Camps

Looking for summer camps. Here are some you might be interested in:

CodeCrew has a number of programming and robotics summer camps at various times and locations for grades 1-12. See there website: for more information.

Programs include coding, robotics, mobile app development and more….

The library and Cloud 901 have a number of summer camps for students ages 9-18. See for more information.

Programs include Robotics (including Lego Mindstorms), STEM, Art, and Music.

Game Design Camp

High school students (ages 14-18) can learn video game design and programming to create their own interactive graphic novel at the Creative Game Design Camp June 4-8. Students with some computing skills will learn enough coding to create interactive graphic novels, which are a type of game that encourage creativity through storytelling. Students will work in teams to create their own games. The camp will conclude with a demonstration of student-created games. Prizes will be awarded to the top teams. Register here. For more information, email

Girls Experiencing Engineering

Applications are now available for the UofM Girls Experiencing Engineering program for middle- and high-school girls at the Herff College of Engineering. GEE is a fast-paced, interactive summer program that seeks to instill young women with confidence, interest and awareness of the wide array of career opportunities within the science, technology and engineering fields. This is achieved through a hands-on, “real world,” projects-based curriculum and dynamic professional engineers serving as guest speakers. More details and registration

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Busy Weekend

This past weekend was busy for FRC Teams:

The SpartaBots (Team 5045) did a demo for the SWE Memphis Robotics Competition held at the University of Memphis. Some pictures of that event can be found HERE. Funny how SWE picked a space theme for their competition!

At the same time, the Memphis MechWarriors (Team 4764) were doing a demo at the Star Wars Day at the Benjamin L. Hooks Library.

Thanks to both teams for coming out to demo their bots!

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STEM Teachers Conference

The West Tennessee STEM Hub, headquartered at the Herff College of Engineering, and the Northwest Tennessee STEM Hub will jointly host the free Innovations in K-20 STEM Education Conference Thursday, May 31, at the UofM Lambuth Campus in Jackson, Tenn. Register here

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2019 First Launch Teaser Video

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FedEx Robot at Championship

It seems fitting that the Memphis FRC Season started off with a FedEx demo of their robots, and it ends with the FedEx Robots at World Championships in Detroit.

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