Students get a kick and more from robot competition in Denver

'We show them (the students) applications and how it connects to theory,' said Richard Gale, a professor at Texas Tech University's Edward E. Whitacre Jr. College of Engineering.

Robots kicked, punted and scored on an indoor soccer field Friday as part of the seventh annual FIRST Robotics regional competition held at the University of Denver's Magness Arena.

"We show them (the students) applications and how it connects to theory," said Richard Gale, a professor at Texas Tech University's Edward E. Whitacre Jr. College of Engineering.

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