Welcome to the Cedar Valley

FIRST Robotics Competition Iowa Regional

Venue – University of Northern Iowa – McLeod Center and UNI Dome

Drone images of campus during spring.
Welcome to the University of Northern Iowa Campus!
Evening overhead view of the University of Northern Iowa Dome and McLeod Center.
The Iowa Regional takes place at the McLeod Center and the UNI Dome on the University of Northern Iowa campus.
Looking down at the team pits and pit administration.
Teams create their own working space in their pit and have access to game footage and current rankings via the UNI Dome scoreboard.
UNI Dome on a spring afternoon.
Team pits, pit administration, spare parts, the practice field, and robot inspection are all located in the UNI Dome.
Photo of volunteers filfulling work orders in the event machine shop.
Our event Machine Shop is conveniently located in the tunnel between McLeod Center and the Dome and staffed by community and UNI Technology Department volunteers.
Iowa Regional participants don’t miss a moment of the action, whether they are watching live in McLeod or on the big screen in the Dome!

Welcome to the Cedar Valley

Downtown Cedar Falls is close to campus and offers many dinning options.
Shape of the state of Iowa with the word Iowa in the middle.
This will be a downtown Waterloo shot.
Photo of the John Deere Museum in downtown Waterloo.

The John Deere Tractor and Engine Museum in Waterloo offers free admission!

Photo of the bike trail through George Wyth State Park.
The Cedar Valley boasts over 100 miles of multiuse trails.
River Place Plaza is adjacent to downtown Cedar Falls and hosts many public events.