Category Archives: FIRST in the News

A FIRST in FL Story: Meet Alexa Baires-Jovel

FIRST in Florida Stories is a new occasional series we’ll be running here, to showcase some of our amazing youth and the impact that FIRST has had on their lives, and that they have had on ours.   We’re delighted to … Continue reading

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2017 Houston FIRST in FL Championship Roundup

Over 15,000 students, ages 6-18, from nearly 700 teams from 33 countries participated in FIRST Championship Houston, including over 40 Florida teams across all programs – more than 500 students from around the state! The four-day event, attended by nearly 30,000 people, wrapped … Continue reading

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Congratulations Florida FIRST Tech Challenge Teams!

The 2017 Florida FIRST Tech Challenge Velocity Vortex State Championship was held at Western High School Feb 25, with 29 of the top ranked teams in the state competing for awards and a spot at the South Super Regional competition … 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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Guest Blog: Ninjineers Help Create the Future!

We kick off the start of the new school year with the first of what we hope will be a series of guest posts by Florida teams.  Starting us off is FIRST Robotics Competition team 2383, the Ninjineers, of American Heritage … Continue reading

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