Category Archives: South Florida Regional

Help Us Make FIRST in Florida Better!

Over the last few years we’ve been building out our statewide support for FIRST K-12 programming. In addition to two Regional Directors principally charged with supporting FIRST Robotics Competition and the Regionals (Orlando and South Florida) as well as tasked with … Continue reading

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State of Florida FIRST Robotics Competition Funding for 2017!

For the first time ever, Florida FIRST Robotics Competition teams are receiving funding support from the state of Florida! Thanks to South Florida Congressman, George Moraitis, and Senator Chris Smith, working with FIRST Robotics Competition  Team 744, Shark Attack and with the … 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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Congratulations to FL FTC Teams Heading to the 2015 South Super Regional!

On February 14, 27 of the top FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) teams from around Florida gathered at St. Leo University in San Antonio, Florida, for the 2014-15 Florida FTC State Championship. After an exciting day of competition, 11 teams earned … Continue reading

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FRCs Ultimate Ascent Puts all Four FIRST Programs Underway!

It’s official – with the kick-off of the 2013 FIRST Robotics Competition, Ultimate Ascent,  earlier today, all four FIRST K-12 programs are underway in Florida and nationwide! The intense six week FRC build, this year throws a bunch of old … Continue reading

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