St. Louis to host robotics competition through 2017

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(KTVI) - The city of St. Louis will play host to robotics competitors for several years to come.  "First" announced it will hold its national championships in St. Louis in 2015, 2016 and 2017. The 2014 championships are already booked for St. Louis.

All told, St. Louis will play host to the robotics championship for seven straight years.

"First" offers students in kindergarten through 12th grade the opportunity to learn more about science and technology.