FIRST ® to Unveil Innovative New Game at 2010 First Robotics Competition Kickoff

Harnessing the Power of Sports to Promote the Possibilities In Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)

Media Invited to Attend Local U.S. Regional Kickoffs as Teams Participate via NASA-TV & Webcast

(BUSINESS WIRE) — January 6, 2010FIRST

Who:

 

FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) launches its FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC®) season with a Kickoff event. The 2010 season will include more than 1,800 teams (over 45,000 high-school students) participating in 50 regional and district events. All teams will be shown the 2010 game field for the first time and will receive a common Kit of Parts made up of motors, batteries, a control system, and a mix of automation components – but no instructions. They will then have six weeks to design and build robots to meet this year’s engineering challenge.

 
Public officials across the nation will deliver remarks, including:
 
-- Hon. John Lynch, Governor of New Hampshire
 
-- Hon. Linda Lingle, Governor of Hawaii; and
 
-- Hon. Rick Perry, Governor of Texas.
 

What:

Accomplished inventor Dean Kamen founded FIRST in 1989 to inspire an appreciation of science and technology in young people. The FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC®) is an annual competition that challenges high-school students – working alongside professional Mentors – to design and build a robot of their own, and compete in a ‘varsity sport for the mind’ that measures the effectiveness of each robot, the power of teamwork and collaboration, and Gracious Professionalism™. Students build and program their own robots against a field of competitors and experience the excitement of science, engineering, technology and innovation.

 

When:

Saturday, January 9, 2010 – 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time
 

Where:

Southern New Hampshire University, 2500 North River Road, Manchester, N.H.

Remote teams will tune in via NASA-TV broadcast and Web cast from 57 local Kickoffs. To locate teams in your area, visit www.usfirst.org and click on the map in the top right corner. For a listing of local Kickoff locations, visit http://www.usfirst.org/community/frc/content.aspx?id=10406 .

 

 

2010 FIRST Kickoff Event Locations:

       
 
UNITED STATES
AK, Anchorage

NC, Mooresville

AZ, Phoenix

NH, Manchester

CA, Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Diego, San Jose

NJ, Newark, Skillman

CO, Denver

NV, Las Vegas

CT, Farmington

NY, Brooklyn, Rochester, Stony Brook

FL, Melbourne, Orlando, Plantation

OH, Cleveland, Columbus

GA, Atlanta

OK, Stillwater

HI, Honolulu

OR, Corvallis, Oregon City

ID, Idaho Falls

PA, Drexel Hill, Pittsburgh

IL, Chicago

SC, Clemson

IN, Indianapolis, West Lafayette

TN, Memphis

KS, Olathe

TX, Austin, Houston, Plano, San Antonio

MA, Boston, Worcester

UT, Salt Lake City

MD, Laurel

VA, Hampton, Richmond

MI, Detroit, Flint, Grand Rapids, Novi

WA, Cheney, Mountlake Terrace

MN, Minneapolis

Washington, D.C.

MO, Saint Louis

WI, Pewaukee

MS, Stennis Space Center

 

 

 
CANADA
ON, Toronto
 
ISRAEL
Central Israel, Herzelia

1 | 2  Next Page »



Review Article Be the first to review this article
Airbus

Featured Video
Jobs
GIS Analyst II for Air Worldwide at Boston, MA
Business Partner Manager for Cityworks - Azteca Systems, LLC at Sandy, UT
Senior Structural Engineer for Design Everest at San Francisco, CA
Mechanical Engineer for IDEX Corporation at West Jordan,, UT
Upcoming Events
SPTechCon 2016, Dec 5 - 8, 2016, San Francisco, CA at San Francisco CA - Dec 5 - 8, 2016
RoboUniverse San Diego at San Diego CA - Dec 14 - 15, 2016
DGI 2017 at QEII Centre London United Kingdom - Jan 23 - 25, 2017
Trimble
Teledyne Optech
CADalog.com - Countless CAD add-ons, plug-ins and more.



Internet Business Systems © 2016 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
595 Millich Dr., Suite 216, Campbell, CA 95008
+1 (408)-337-6870 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
AECCafe - Architectural Design and Engineering EDACafe - Electronic Design Automation TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes  MCADCafe - Mechanical Design and Engineering ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy Policy