FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Toronto, ON, (January 9, 2018) – FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Canada is pleased to welcome the renowned all-girls robotics team from Afghanistan to Canada in 2018. The all-girls robotics team attracted international attention after team members journeyed 800 kilometers to the American Embassy in Kabul, only to have their visas rejected
CTV News North Bay featured the North Bay FIRST LEGO League Tournament hosted at Chippewa Secondary School. Check out the full news coverage below!
Crossing Bridges – SHAD and FIRST Robotics by Kim Nguyen “FIRST” things first… did you get my lame joke? As comedic as I believe I am, let me give you a proper introduction. Hello! My name is Kim Nguyen, I am an International Baccalaureate (IB) Student enrolled at Glenforest Secondary School in Mississauga, Ontario and I have been involved in
There’s nothing new about hundreds of high-school students hurrying into a gym to gear up for a weekend sporting event. What makes this group different is they don’t have to be athletically inclined to compete for, and win, these championships. “This is a sport where you can go professional and you don’t have to have won the genetic lottery and
This year’s Ontario District Georgian College Event was covered by CTV. Check out the video clip on CTV’s website!
Robotics competition pits 35 robots, built and programmed by teams of Ontario high school students, against one another in an epic battle that combines sport, science, and teamwork NEWS RELEASE GEORGIAN COLLEGE ************************* Georgian will host Barrie’s largest-ever robotics competition on Mar. 25 and 26 at the Barrie Campus Athletic Centre. The FIRST Robotics Competition will pit 35 robots, built and
Both 1305 and 5807 qualified for the Worlds in St Louis. 5807 via wild card and 1305 by winning the engineering inspiration award. It was a battle of the ‘bots’ at Nipissing University on Friday and Saturday as teams of high school students from Ontario, Quebec and New York competed in the 2016 North Bay Regional FIRST Robotics Competition. After the two days of
Nearly 400 students from across Ontario put their LEGO robot programming skills to the ultimate test at this year’s FIRST LEGO League’s (FLL) Ontario East Provincial Championships. In preparation for the January 16 event held on campus, students between the ages of nine and 14 applied math and science concepts to research, design, build and program autonomous robots using LEGO
A group of seven local girls under the age of 12 have helped convince City Council to spring into action when it comes to mattress recycling. The FIRST Lego robotics team from Sunset Park Public School, called The Frozen Royals, staged a presentation in Council Chambers on Monday night, where they pitched the politicians on the idea of lobbying the provincial
This elementary school age robotics competition was sponsored by FIRST Robotics Canada and run by the Robotics team at Markham District High (FRC Team 5428). The qualifier event was held at Markham District High School where 18 teams from York Region competed in a contest called TRASH TREK using Lego Mindstorm robots that the teams have been working on since