News: FIRST Class honored at Festival of Champions, meet our new Strategic Partner & FIRST LEGO League Jr. AQUA ADVENTURE Challenge revealed
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FIRST® Celebrates Next Generation of World-Class Problem Solvers at FIRST Class 2017: Festival of Champions
FIRST® celebrated middle and high school students from around the world who have received the highest honors during the most recent FIRST season at the FIRST Class 2017: Festival of Champions in Manchester, New Hampshire, on July 29. The Festival included an exhilarating robotics event at SNHU Arena, streamed live on
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FIRST Announces John Deere as Strategic Partner
FIRST has announced John Deere as a Strategic Partner. The company (NYSE: DE) has significantly expanded its support for FIRST over the last five years. John Deere joins more than 20 companies in the top-tier level for sponsorship of the global K-12 STEM organization.
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Catch the Wave: FIRST® LEGO® League Jr. AQUA ADVENTURESM Challenge Released
How does the water we drink get to our sink? More than 40,000 children will find out through this season’s just-released FIRST® LEGO® League Jr. AQUA ADVENTURESM Challenge. Registered teams receive an Inspire Set of 700+ LEGO® bricks and elements and an exclusive Inspire Model. Students will get their feet wet in STEM and teamwork, starting a ripple effect for years to come.
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— Dean Kamen, Founder