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Build a robot, draw a robot, code a robot with your friends. There are no rules other then to share the excitement of robotics with your friends, family, or community. Share with us how you will be celebrating!
The FIRST Robotics Long Island Regional Competition (FRC), hosted by SBPLI, is held annually in March/April at Hofstra University, in Hempstead, New York. The competition brings together teams of students and their mentors from roughly 50 Long Island schools, schools from the Metropolitan area as well as visiting teams from around the country and abroad.
SBPLI Long Island Regional website
245 Hofstra Northern Blvd
LEARN about career opportunities in the engineering field and about career opportunities in fields from bridge and building design to the world of nanotechnology and biochemical. Learn about college curriculum offerings, admission requirements and financial aid information.
MEET representatives of over 40 of the region’s leading learning institutions including Rutgers, Cornell, Columbia, Penn State, Villanova, RPI and SUNY.
DISCOVER aisles of interactive displays and exhibits focusing on engineering and higher learning opportunities to help you meet the challenges of today’s economic uncertainties.
Don’t miss this opportunity to take control of your educational future, visit this year’s Engineering EXPO.
Learn . . . Meet . . . Discover! . . . You can be an engineer!
Lower Hudson Valley Engineering Exp website
Hudson Valley Engineering Expo
550 North Street
Combining the excitement of sport with the rigors of science and technology, this is the ultimate Sport for the Mind. Watch as student-built-robots compete in the 2017 challenge entitled FIRST STEAMWORKS. How does it work? Each January, high school teams receive a Kit of Parts comprised of donated items and components worth tens of thousands of dollars. With limited instructions and working with adult Mentors, students have just six (6) weeks to collaboratively design, build, program and test their robots to meet each season's new engineering challenge. Once these young investors build their robot, the team competes in regional/district events that measure the effectiveness of the robot, the power of collaboration and the determination of students. Teams vie for awards and a spot at the FIRST Championship in St. Louis, MO where the best-of-the-best come together in late April. College scholarships top some $30+ million annually.
New York City Regional website
FIRST Robotics Competition
216 Fort Washington Avenue
The GST BOCES Scrimmage is intended for new teams to get a feel for what it takes to compete in a VRC Event.
****This event does not qualify teams for State or World Championships*****
GST BOCES Scrimmage ***DOES NOT QUALIFY TEAMS FOR STATES OR WORLDS**** website
777 South Main Street
Members of local robotics teams from CVTM Robotics will host the 2nd Annual Champlain Valley Robot Expo featuring robot and 3D printing demonstrations, along with additional robot themed activities. FTC 6966, FTC 8527, FLL 2211, FLL 2212, & FLL 2213 will be joined by area makers and the Adirondack & Lake Champlain Railroad Group for a day filled with family friendly activities.
2nd Annual Champlain Valley Robot Expo and Mini Maker Faire website
60 Smithfield Blvd
Help the University of Rochester and Rochester Museum & Science Center celebrate National Robotics Week! See an exhibit about Robotics research that is happening at the University of Rochester's Robotics and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory.The exhibit will feature demonstrations of robot perception, motion planning, and human-robot interaction for mobile robots and robotic manipulators.
Robots and Artificial Intelligence website
University of Rochester
657 East Avenue
Drop in any time to check out all the different types of robots
the library has to offer! Play with our Dash Robots, Spheros,
Ozobots, Mecchanoids, and watch our Lego Robots in action!
Robot Petting Zoo website
Fayetteville Free Library
300 Orchard Street
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