Calling all students, educators, parents, mentors, and volunteers who have an interest in robotics!Â The Rhode Island FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) sponsored by New England Institute of Technology invites you to the kick off the 2014-2015 robotic season!Â The FIRST Robotic Kick-Off event will offer workshops as well as revealing the 2015 game for the first time. Â Groups interested in establishing a FIRST Tech Challenge Robotic team are encouraged to attend.Â
Saturday September 6, 2014
9:00 a.m. â 1:00 p.m.
New England Institute of Technology
One New England Tech Boulevard
East Greenwich, RI
Over 37 Rhode Island teams were involved in FIRST Robotics last season. Â Students in grades 7-12 are eligible to participate in the FIRST Tech Challenge. Â Donât miss out! Teams are welcome to attend without their coach. Â Please RSVP by September 3th to:Â Erin Flynn, New England Institute of Technology, 401-739-5000 ext. 3462, firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information on FIRST Robotics go to http://www.usfirst.org/roboticsprograms/ftcÂ
FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology)Our mission is to inspire young people to be science and technology leaders, by engaging them in exciting mentor-based programs that build science, engineering and technology skills, that inspire innovation, and that foster well-rounded life capabilities including self-confidence, communication, and leadership.