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2019 Kickoff Approaching!

Ready for Destination Deep Space It’s hard to believe 2019 is almost here — and you know what that means. FIRST Robotics Competition is getting ready for launch on Saturday, January 5 at various locations throughout New England. Teams across the world will be participating in this landmark event celebrating the first landing on theRead More »

Nominate Volunteer of the Year

Is there someone you know who deserves to be recognized by FIRST for volunteer work with NE FIRST. Consider submitting a nomination to NE FIRST. We are looking for candidates who commit tirelessly to the mission of the organization, and who stand out amongst their peers for going above and beyond to inspire students. PleaseRead More »

Volunteers needed – NE FIRST Summer Enrichment Experience

We’re looking for volunteers to help run and supervise a FIRST LEGO League Jr.-based program for the New Britain Summer Enrichment Experience!  Please click the document below for more information. SEE Position Description 2017Posted

Alumni Bio: Colin Stone

Colin Stone Alumni of FRC 131, CHAOS How did you get involved with FIRST and what was your experience like as a team member? I thought that most engineers were “nerdy”, but when a group of my friends from the soccer and tennis teams also wanted to join CHAOS, we all agreed to join together. It wasRead More »

Alumni Bio: Vinitha Ranganeni

Vinitha Ranganeni Alumni of FRC 2064, The Panther Project How did you get involved with FIRST and what was your experience like as a team member? My brother was on a FLL team in middle school and I thought it was very interesting so I joined my high school’s FRC team when I went to highRead More »

Alumni Bio: Greg Marra

Greg Marra Alumni of FRC 177, Bobcat Robotics   How did you get involved with FIRST and what was your experience like as a team member? I joined FIRST my junior year of high school when I heard my team needed someone to work on the robot’s software. I loved FIRST in high school. How didRead More »

Alumni Bio : Lauren Jefferson

Lauren Jefferson   How did you get involved with FIRST and what was your experience like as a team member? I started on FRC 1124, the ÜberBots from Avon, CT as a sophomore. I had a few friends on the team and friends from other schools that were involved, so I decided to stop in onRead More »

2017 FRC Game Teaser : STEAMWORKS

Grab your goggles and start a team today! Be part of the more than 3,400 teams in 2017 comprised of 85,000 students and their adult Mentors from around the world who will prepare to take flight in FIRST® STEAMWORKS. FIRST® Robotics Competition is the ultimate Sport for the Mind,TM where imagination and innovation come together!Read More »

FIRST Championship Updates

Congrats to the New England teams who qualified for the FIRST Championship, as well as those that will be competing next week in St. Louis! The list of NE teams that qualified, as well as the teams that are attending, can be found here. The full list of teams attending Championship is here, and NewRead More »