Category Archives: FIRST events

FIRST STEAMWorks is Coming: Sign up for Florida KickOffs to See it Live & Get Kit of Parts!

The 2017 FIRST Robotics Competition Kickoff on January 7th, 2017 marks the beginning of the design and build season for teams around the world.  In Florida, teams have the opportunity to meet at local live Kickoffs to compare notes, get ideas, make friends, … Continue reading

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Florida FIRST LEGO League State Championship Celebrates Top Teams!

An update from your Suncoast FIRST LEGO League Regional Partner, Desh Bagley: On May 7, 2016, Hillsborough Community College (HCC) Dale Mabry Campus in Tampa, Florida, hosted the FIRST LEGO League Open State Championship for 36 of Florida’s top FLL … Continue reading

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New Florida FIRST Mentors & Supporters Community

Last summer, in an effort to raise the visibility of FIRST teams and better connect them with area mentors and supporters. we hosted an inaugural  Meet & Greet event in Tampa.  We did another event at the Orlando Science Center … Continue reading

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2016 FIRST Robotics Competition Reveal: FIRST Stronghold!

The 2016 FIRST Robotics Competition challenge was revealed Saturday, January 9th, to teams worldwide.  The medieval themed game, FIRST Stronghold,  will be played by 3,000 teams – 75,000 students-  in grades 9-12, participating in 118 Regional and District events. Hundreds of Florida FRC … Continue reading

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FIRST Tech Challenge 2015-16 Season Kick Off- September 12

Save the date, find a kick off event near you, or tune in at FIRST Tech Challenge starting at noon, Saturday, September 12, 2015 to see the new season game reveal! After that, check out Robot in 1 Weekend, organized by Robot … Continue reading

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