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2017 Orlando Regional Team Guide Now Online!

Congratulations to everyone on finishing the 2017 FIRST® STEAMWORKS build season! We trust teams have readied their contraptions and are prepared to take flight at the 2017 Orlando Regional. Now that teams have bagged and tagged their robots and it’s time for … Continue reading

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Team Spotlight: Meet Team 744 Shark Attack, of Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Next up in our team spotlight features, FIRST Robotics Competition Team 744, Shark Attack of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida! FIRST Robotics Competition team 744, Shark Attack, was founded in 2006, as the rebirth of two distinguished teams: now retired FRC Team … Continue reading

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Team Spotlight: Meet Team 1972 of El Centro, CA

Flying in from the west coast – that’s the West Coast of the United States – is Searing Engineering, FRC Team 1972 of El Centro, California, USA Searing Engineering’s rookie year was in 2006 and we have competed every year since. … Continue reading

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Orlando Regional T-Shirts Now on Sale!

Now through February 13th, you can order Orlando Regional t-shirts and other FIRST swag online at Brandit, for pick up at the Orlando Regional!  

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Special Offer to Orlando Regional Guests: See the Orlando Magic, Up to 40% off Gate Admission!

New in 2017, a special opportunity from the Orlando Magic – exclusive discounted rates to FIRST Robotics Competition attendees to check out live NBA action in downtown Orlando at the Amway Center and see PURE MAGIC at up to 40% … Continue reading

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The Adventure Begins: Prepare to Take Flight with 2017 FIRST STEAMWORKS!

The 2017 FIRST Robotics Competition game teaser was released this week, and it’s a vintage call to action! Check out the FIRST Steamworks teaser video below and join in with the FIRST community to share your ideas of what the … Continue reading

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2016 Orlando Regional: We Had Fun Storming the Castle!

The 18th annual Orlando Regional was an amazing and successful event by any measure! Sixty-three FIRST Robotics Competition teams from around Florida, the nation and the world competed for top honors and a spot at the FIRST Championship in St. Louis … Continue reading

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Team Spotlight: Meet Team 1876 of Hilton Head Island, SC

Meet team 1876, of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. ____________________________ The Hilton Head team participating at this year’s Orlando Regional consists of 18 members including 8 females. The school which has an enrollment of 1350 does not have a formal … Continue reading

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Orlando Regional FIRST Robotics Competition Special Events and Fundraising

by Jonell Gregor, Regional Planning Committee The 2016 FIRST Robotics Competition  game, FIRST STRONGHOLD, was announced January 9 and the teams picked up their robot kits to start the intensive 6-week design-and-build season. On February 23rd, teams bagged and tagged … Continue reading

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Team Guide to the 2016 Orlando Regional is Now Online!

The 2016 Team Guide to the Orlando Regional has been sent to teams this week, and is archived online on our Event Information page.  It’s chock-full of essential knowledge about everything from the Event Schedule to Safety, Dining, Internships, Workshops, Exhibit Hall, and more! … Continue reading

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