Category Archives: Orlando 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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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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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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Tampa Bay area FRC Teams: Team 79 Invites You to an Open Inspection, Saturday Feb. 16, 11am-4:30pm

Get a jump on working out inspection problems before the Orlando Regional, by attending the Open Inspection opportunity offered by FRC Team 79, Team Krunch, on Saturday, Feb. 16.  FRC Team 79 will host the  Open Inspection at East Lake High … Continue reading

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