CNN.com reports that a coalition of high school teams from Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Nevada took top prize at the FIRST Robotics Competition, otherwise known as the "Super Bowl of Smarts." Bobcat Robotics from South Windsor, Connecticut, Highrollers from Las Vegas, Nevada, and Gompei and the HERD from Worcester, Massachusetts, won before thousands of screaming fans. However, the competition is more than just building a good robot in order to make it to the final round. Team members had to scout other players and come up with a three-team coalition…

http://www.cnn.com/2007/TECH/04/14/robot.compete/index.html

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