First Robotics competition this weekend at America’s Center

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Thousands of kids and their robots will be taking over the America`s Center downtown today as the  Fiirst Robotics Competition officially gets underway. The set up is all in place and in a few hours the floor will be crowded with kids and their robots.

Students from kindergarten through high school take part in the competition.

Close to 40,000 people are expected including 20,000 students.