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Edison and Ford Winter Estates Robotics Team Wins Florida State Championship

FORT MYERS, Fla. (April 6, 2022) — The Edison and Ford Winter Estates FIRST LEGO league division robotics team, “Assembly Required,” competed in the State Championship on April 2 in Niceville, Florida and won the Innovative Project Award. The team has advanced to the FIRST LEGO League World Festival in Houston, Texas from April 20 to 23 for overall performance.

To help fund the trip to Texas, the team is accepting donations. To donate today, visit and select the education option on the donate page, or call 239-334-7419. The team is currently sponsored by Entech, Graveyard Shift Screen Printing, Ronin Southwest Florida, the Scientists’ Society of Southwest Florida and TLC Engineering Solutions.

Edison and Ford Winter Estates
Edison and Ford Winter Estates is the internationally known winter home site of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford. More than 220,000 visitors walk through the location each year from all around the globe. The organization has received many awards, including the National Stewardship Award from the National Trust for Historic Preservation and the National Garden Clubs’ Historic Preservation Award. The property is an official project of “Save America’s Treasures,” a Florida Historic Landmark and a National Register Historic Site. The Edison Botanic Laboratory is a National Historic Chemical Landmark. The site is open every day except Thanksgiving and Christmas from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and until 9 p.m. during the month of December for Holiday Nights.
We’re located at:
2350 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33901

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