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Duval County Public School Board Votes to Expand FIRST Robotics Programs

Duval County Public School Board vote expands FIRST LEGO League access for public school students to every Duval County middle school.  On July 12, 2016 the Duval County Public School Board voted to expand FIRST LEGO League teams to all middle schools, … 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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19 FL Teams head to St. Louis for 2016 FIRST Championship April 27-30

There are nearly 20 teams from Florida representing at the 2016 FIRST Championship in St. Louis, MO this week,  joining in with 900 teams from nearly 40 countries, to compete in the ultimate Sport for the Mind! Florida FIRST Robotics Competition … 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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