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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.

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2019 FIRST Launch Party

Jacksonville Public Library Main

Everyone is invited to Renaissance Jax's FIRST®️ LEGO®️ League Jr. BOOMTOWN BUILD℠ and or FIRST®️ LEGO®️ League CITY SHAPER℠ Season Kickoff! Are you a coach, assistant coach, teacher, parent, or team member on a FIRST LEGO League team or FIRST LEGO League Jr. this year? Join us for the Northeast Florida Kickoff of this season’s BOOMTOWN BUILD and CITY SHAPER challenges and bring your friends that are curious about FIRST LEGO League Jr. or FIRST LEGO League. FIRST LEGO League Jr. teams will get hands-on play with the BOOMTOWN BUILD Inspire Set, and learn how to use WeDo 2.0. FIRST LEGO League teams will see the new CITY SHAPER Robot Game mat, mission models, and scoring walkthrough. We'll also dive into the changes coming this year with judging rubrics and rooms, resource documents, and more. Stay tuned in the coming days for workshop information! We'll also have some fun activities, contests, raffles, and prizes--such as prior season LEGO kits, T-Shirts, Stickers, Buttons...and more. Hemming Park is hosting the College Colors Food Truck Takeover (https://www.facebook.com/events/351940518859939/), so you'll have plenty of options to choose from for lunch. This event is one of many produced by Renaissance Jax, the official FIRST LEGO League Affiliate Partner that covers the 20 County region from Macclenny, Perry, Lake City, Gainesville, Ocala, Palm Coast, St. Augustine, Jacksonville, and everywhere in-between.

FIRSTMeets: FIRST Tech Challenge Mentor & Teams Kickoff After Party

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.

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.

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