First State FIRST Robotics will host a competition in the Bob Carpenter Center at the University of Delaware, 150 S. College Ave., Newark, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Jan. 26.
One hundred student teams from six states and two countries are expected. Junior FIRST LEGO League (ages six through nine), FIRST LEGO League (ages nine through 14), and FIRST Tech Challenge Regional (for high school students), will be competing all in one day.
First State Robotics is also partnering with the Rotary Club of Brandywine Hundred and the Food Bank of Delaware to collect non-perishable food items during the tournament from 7 to 9 a.m. The three teams who donate the most pounds of food will be recognized and receive an award at the opening ceremony.