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Robots take over SFSU campus this weekend



Denize Springer
SFSU Office of Public Affairs & Publications
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Press Release published by the Office of Public Affairs & Publications


Second annual RoboGames features bots -- 1 ounce to 1,000 pounds -- from all over the world.

The second annual International RoboGames, the largest robot competition in the world, takes place this weekend, sponsored in part by the Engineering Department of the SFSU College of Science and Engineering.

Meet robots and their designers from many countries including Australia, Brazil, Germany, the United Kingdom, Italy, Japan, South Korea and all over the United States. Watch boxing androids that walk, wrestle and do kung fu; combat bots; Sumo bots; smart bots that solve mazes; art robots; robot soccer and more -- all competing for coveted titles and prizes (even the medals are roboticized)!

11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday through Sunday, March 25 – 27, 2005

Jack Adams Hall, Terrace Level of the Cesar E. Chavez Student Center, SFSU campus, located at 1600 Holloway Ave. (at 19th Avenue) in San Francisco

$20 adult; $15 under 17; kids under 7 free


FOR MEDIA ONLY: Look for media table in front of main gym. Media may also visit on Thursday, March 24, an excellent time to interview competitors as they test their robots. Fabulous photo opportunities all weekend.

ON-SITE EVENT CONTACT FOR MEDIA ONLY: David Calkins at 415/297-2789 or Simone Davalos at 415/307-3482.


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