Welcome to Exploding Bacon!

Recipient of the 2015 Georgia Southern Classic Regional Chairman’s Award
and the 2015 Orlando Regional Imagery Award

Now Welcoming New High School Students for the 2015-16 Season
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Celebrating 10 delicious years, 4-H Exploding Bacon Robotics is a FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition (FRC) team based in Orlando, Florida with 3 FLL Teams and a Jr. FLL team. Adults serve as mentors to guide the student members in team management, engineering, computer programming, and essential leadership skills. The goal is to inspire students to pursue degrees in science, technology, engineering and math while teaching them gracious professionalism.

Exploding Bacon 1902 was the 2013 World Championship Kamen Family Imagery Award winner, placed in the top 4 teams for the Digital Media Award in 2014 and has won 50 awards over 10 seasons.

2015 FRC Game: RECYCLE RUSH SM is a recycling-themed game played by two Alliances of three robots each. Robots score points by stacking totes on scoring platforms, capping those stacks with recycling containers, and properly disposing of pool noodles, representing litter. In keeping with the recycling theme of the game, all game pieces used are reusable or recyclable by teams in their home locations or by FIRST at the end of the season. Read more about the game.  Exploding Bacon, 9 Years of Sizzle 9 years of Exploding Bacon’s robots and competitions. Our mission is to inspire youth using 4-H principles along with the tenets of gracious professionalism to explore science and technology through a mentor based program, which develops leadership and life skills while encouraging innovation, creative solutions to engineering and technical challenges.