Category Archives: STEM news

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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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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