We will have 64 teams participating from around New England. That’s close to 2,500 team members, their coaches, mentors, families and friends. This region-wide competition (between 64 teams from across New England) combines the excitement of sport with the rigors of science and technology - inspiring students of all ages to become the future leaders of science and technology. Join us on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, April 6-9 , in the Whittemore Center Arena for this fast paced and exciting event.The event is open to the public and free to attend. For more information go to http://www.unh.edu/main/first-robotics.
The positive impact on students participating in FIRST is gratifying and well documented. Over 86% have more interest in doing well in school and 94% are more interested in attending college.
If you’d like a quick overview, this 2-minute video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mtE6Va6oOhU) offers some great insights into how FIRST works. Or you can go to https://www.firstinspires.org/community/educators to learn more about FIRST’s programs.