Category Archives: Contests

Gulf Coast MakerCon 2015: Fighting Robots, 3D Printing, Handcrafts, Inventions, Gaming & More!

In just one week, on April 18th  at 9am at the  Florida State Fairgrounds Florida Center, Gulf Coast MakerCon will open its doors for our 4th Annual Celebration of the DIY Inventive Spirit! We’ll have more than 75 exhibitors representing a wide diversity … Continue reading

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Meet the Makers: Electrathon of Tampa Bay

We’re delighted to have Electrathon of Tampa Bay joining us again this year, this time with a full race event starting at 2pm.  Fredi Beck, with Hillsborough County Schools, who is the Public Relations Director and Treasurer for Electrathon of Tampa … Continue reading

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Meet the Makers: Gamers on the Edge

We tinkered with the idea of a Tabletop Gaming area last year, and this year, with the help of Pinellas ComicCon and MakerCon, we’re expanding the area to include everything from comics to classic arcade games,  cards, board games and … Continue reading

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In Celebration of Competitive Creativeness

A couple of years ago the America Competes Reauthorization Act was approved granting federal agencies broad authority to host contests to spur innovation. In How Contests Spur Innovation, Inventors Daily reported, at the time, that this signature event was critical to … Continue reading

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