DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — Gov. Chris Sununu and inventor Dean Kamen have announced a new robotics competition exclusively for New Hampshire kids that could earn them a free semester of college tuition.

The Governor's Cup Challenge will take place in the fall. WMUR-TV reports that seniors on winning teams will be eligible for a semester of free tuition at a New Hampshire state university or community college paid for by the state.

Sununu, a Republican, and Kamen, founder of the FIRST Robotics Competition, made the announcement Saturday at the University of New Hampshire where more than 40 robotics teams were competing.

David Kelley, a Prospect Mountain High School junior, says robotics helped him figured out what he wanted to with his future. He says he now plans to do something in the automotive industry.

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Information from: WMUR-TV, http://wmur.com