The Bayou Blast

The official blog of the FIRST Robotics Competition Bayou Regional

Sponsor Spotlight: Laitram and Intralox

FIRST Louisiana-Mississippi are beyond grateful to our sponsors and supporters! Today, we are showcasing Laitram and Intralox for their continuous support to the FIRST program and investment in the future of STEM. Similar to FIRST, Laitram was founded by an avid inventor and engineer. Laitram is committed to continuous improvement and understands that by investing Read more about Sponsor Spotlight: Laitram and Intralox[…]

Clarification: Can my team bring noise makers to the Bayou Regional?

As we are quickly approaching the Bayou Regional, we want to make sure you and your team are prepared for a great time! At FIRST events we encourage gracious professionalism, coopertition, and team spirit! When packing for the event, we are asking that you leave any noisemakers of any kind at home. A quote from Read more about Clarification: Can my team bring noise makers to the Bayou Regional?[…]

Hotel cutoff dates start TOMORROW! 1/25/19

HILTON GARDEN INN CUTOFF IS TOMORROW! We are quickly approaching cutoff dates for our hotel room blocks. The HILTON GARDEN INN’s deadline for booking within the block is TOMORROW JAN 25, 2019.  We have added additional hotels for your convenience.  The Doubletree and Comfort Suites are now also available.  Please visit the HOTELS link on Read more about Hotel cutoff dates start TOMORROW! 1/25/19[…]

FIRST Robotics Scholarship – Louisiana State University

For several years the LSU College of Engineering has been involved with FIRST by hosting FIRST kickoff and launch events, providing robotics mentors to FIRST K12 teams, and enrolling numerous FIRST alumni in our degree programs… and now we are excited to strengthen our ties to FIRST students even more by launching our own FIRST Read more about FIRST Robotics Scholarship – Louisiana State University[…]

2019 Bayou Regional INTERNATIONAL Competition is full!

The 2019 FIRST Robotics Competition is officially underway, as teams have registered and the Bayou Regional is FULL! We are holding spots for rookie teams only.   MEET THE 2019 BAYOU TEAMS! We’re excited to announce that the 2019 Bayou Regional will again be an International Competition!  The states and countries that will be participating Read more about 2019 Bayou Regional INTERNATIONAL Competition is full![…]

Launching a new look!

The FIRST Robotics Competition of Louisiana-Mississippi and the Bayou Regional have a new look!  Check out our new and improved website