Grants enable Arizona, Illinois, Indiana and Michigan teams to compete for robotics championship
January 6, 2016, Auburn Hills, Mich., /3BL Media/ – The FCA Foundation, the charitable arm of FCA US LLC, today announced $250,000 in grants to FIRST Robotics Competition (grades 9-12) and FIRST Tech Challenge (grades 7-12) teams in Arizona, Illinois, Indiana, and Michigan. The grants will offset the costs associated with items such as registration fees, parts and materials and team apparel for an estimated 650 students.
With the Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ scheduled to open at Universal Studios Hollywood on April 7, 2016, meet one of the members of NBCUniversal’s Creative Team bringing Hogwarts to life and learn how robotics sparked her interest in technology at an early age.
Whirlpool Corporation is a proud sponsor of several FIRST® teams located in and around our corporate headquarters hometown of Benton Harbor and Saint Joseph, Michigan. More than just an exhilarating live competition, FIRST® lives up to its mission to build inspiration and recognition for science and technology in schools all over the world.
Toyota Awards Over $60,000 in Grants to Five FIRST Robotics Michigan Organizations
YORK TOWNSHIP, MICH., April 13, 2015 /3BL Media/ – In a continuing effort to expand STEM education and inspire the next generation of great engineers, Toyota Technical Center (TTC), Toyota’s North American engineering, research and development headquarters, has announced five grants for FIRST Robotics activities in Michigan. The funding, more than $60,000 worth, will support in-school robotics programs as well as provide support for regional and state competitions.
Bloomberg continues our commitment to inspiring the next generation as lead sponsor of the 2015 NYC Regional FIRST® Robotics Competition. The Javits Center roared with 66 international teams and their families including 13 talented Bloomberg-sponsored robotics teams and their mentors. Five Bloomberg teams made it through to the final round with one, the Griffins 1884 from London, coming out on top.
Team #3985 head to FIRST Robotics with their best robot yet.
For the fourth year running, mentors from Montreal tech firm Vigilant Global have teamed up with students from LaSalle Community Comprehensive High School to build a competition-ready robot for Robotique FIRST Quebec.
This year’s six week build period began on a high note, with students and mentors rising to the challenge by finalizing the concept for their robot during the first two weeks. To win the competition, their bot will need to be able to stack and place objects on the playing field and outpace the other teams doing the same.