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Calling all parents, coaches, mentors, students, and volunteers to our FIRST Robotics events in Northeast Florida. We've got learning workshops, practice tournaments, and qualifying competitions... for FIRST LEGO League Jr., FIRST LEGO League, FIRST Tech Challenge, and FIRST Robotics Competition.

Renaissance Jax is the Official FIRST LEGO League Affiliate Partner.

Upcoming events (5+)

FIRST Tech Challenge SKYSTONE Kickoff Event

San Jose Academy and Preparatory High School

Blake Sanders from Team 10497 SwampBots is working to coordinate informative and helpful workshops at the kickoff for our teams this year. Workshops will include notebooks, drivetrains, mechanical design, and more. We will watch the live kickoff event and go over the Game Manuals and discuss changes and rules in-depth as well as the season calendar and volunteer needs for the year. You don’t want to miss this opportunity to connect with fellow teams, engage with our workshop presenters, and discuss the upcoming season. We will be sending out more details and an agenda for the kickoff later this week. If you are able to attend, please RSVP with this Google Form: https://forms.gle/q7x5tdmzCjdS2sdo6.

Northeast Florida FIRST Tech Challenge Scrimmage #1

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This is a Practice event for FIRST Tech Challenge teams in the Northeast Florida League. Come build your robot, learn from others, learn computer vision with Vuforia, and more! Practice matches, volunteer training, team building, and more are also part of our Scrimmages. Sign up to volunteer at www.firstinspires.org or contact [masked] for more information.

Northeast Florida FIRST Tech Challenge Scrimmage #2

Atlantic Coast High School

This is a Practice event for FIRST Tech Challenge teams in the Northeast Florida League. Come build your robot, learn from others, learn computer vision with Vuforia, and more! Practice matches, volunteer training, team building, and more are also part of our Scrimmages. Sign up to volunteer at www.firstinspires.org or contact [masked] for more information.

FIRSTMeets: FIRST Tech Challenge Mentor & Teams Meetup

Calling all engineers, programmers, graphic designers, and more! You are invited to Renaissance Jax's shop to meet with our Northeast Florida FIRST Tech Challenge teams in an effort to build a mentor base in our region. Come check out the FIRST Tech Challenge game field, see teams' robots in action, and find out how mentoring can be beneficial not only for you but also the future of our community. Food will be provided and those who are 21+ are invited to join us for a post-meetup drink at Bold City Brewery! About FIRST® Tech Challenge In FIRST® Tech Challenge, teams of up to 15 students (ages 12-18) explore the possibilities of STEM through designing, building, programming, and operating robots to play a competition challenge in an alliance format. They practice engineering principles while realizing the value of teamwork, innovation, and sharing ideas, and participants are eligible to apply for $80M+ in college scholarships.

Past events (114)

2019 FIRST Launch Party

Jacksonville Public Library Main

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