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FIRST Suspends 2020 Season

Below is a letter from FIRST HQ President Larry Cohen regarding the suspension of the 2020  Season. A customer service line has been set up by FIRST HQ to respond to your questions. Emails can be sent to: customerservice@firstinspires.org. Dear friends, colleagues & partners, It is with deep disappointment that I share an update on theRead More »

NE FIRST Weeks 3 & 4 Events Cancelled

Dear FIRST Robotics Competition Teams and Volunteers, I am writing to share the disappointing news that as a result of the evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, we have decided to cancel NE FIRST events occurring this coming weekend (March 13-15) and the following weekend (March 20-22). I know this is a change from the email we sent earlier today. Given the Governors ofRead More »

NE FIRST COVID-19 Preparation

New England FIRST and FIRST recognize that the health and safety of FIRST teams, volunteers and staff must be our top priority. We are following guidelines from state and county health departments, the CDC and local school districts regarding COVID-19. Decisions regarding event planning are made based on the guidance and policies as established by community and public healthRead More »

BAE Systems Helps Launch 2020 FRC Season

Week One Kicks Off in Salem, New Hampshire SALEM, N.H. – An incoming asteroid shower is taking direct aim at First City, and some of the brightest young minds in the Granite State must innovate ways to protect the people who live there! That’s the premise for the game challenge called “INFINITE RECHARGE” chosen forRead More »

Changes @ NE FIRST

Over the last nine months, NE FIRST has undergone a strategic review to determine how to best restructure the organization and create greater efficiencies. In the process, the ingenuityNE Board of Directors has had to make some difficult decisions, including the elimination of one of our three regional director positions. For more than a decade,Read More »

Save the Dates: FRC 2020 District Event Calendar

Here is a snapshot of the 2020 FIRST Robotics Competition New England District Events and District Championship. Mark the dates in your calendar. We hope to see you there!

Remembering Woodie Flowers

Across New England, we are blessed to have known you Woodie Flowers! Thank you for your eternal gracious professionalism that has profoundly impacted the FIRST community and beyond. You will be missed and always remembered.  

ingenuityNE / NE FIRST Seeks Executive Director

Come lead a team of dedicated professionals and volunteers as we prepare the next generation of technology leaders, innovators, educators and entrepreneurs. We have many success stories behind us… and many more to come. The world is changing; it is moving faster and becoming more complex. Technology is driving this change, and the next generationRead More »

Quick Build 2019 Launches Saturday

Do you want to kickstart your team’s robot with some help from some of NE FIRST’s veteran students and mentors? Then you need to come to the 2019 Quick Build event Saturday, January 10 from 9 am to 4:30 pm  at Revere High School in Revere, MA. Hosted by The NUTRONS 125, this day-long eventRead More »

5, 4, 3, 2, 1….Ready to Launch?

It’s finally here. DESTINATION:DEEP SPACE launches this Saturday. Kickoff Locations January 5, 2018 FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) Kickoff Events will be held across New England in the following locations: Wolcott High School 457 Boundline Rd, Wolcott, CT 06716 Dominion Energy Millstone Power Station 314 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford, CT 06375 Abromson Center, USM Campus 88 Bedford Street,Read More »