Utah robotics competition kicks off Saturday at Hunter High School

Published: Tuesday, Jan. 8 2013 10:30 p.m. MST

Carlin Warren builds a drive system robot at Utah's 2013 Regional FIRST Robotics Competition at Hunter High School in West Valley City on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013.

Kristin Murphy, Deseret News

Utah's 2013 Regional FIRST Robotics Competition will kick off Saturday with the corralling of some of the brightest young minds in the state in preparation for a sporting contest of automatons.

Twenty-one teams from Utah and one team from New Mexico will gather at Hunter High School for an all-day tech powwow of robot construction and demonstration.

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