14th Anniversary NYC FIRST Mega-Celebration of Science and Technology
New York City FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) along with over 200 robotics teams from the New York tri-state area, Brazil, Canada, Turkey and the United Kingdom will compete over a three day mega competition weekend, with winning teams advancing to the global competition.
The FIRST Mega-Celebration brings three intense robotics competitions under one roof. Watch as FIRST Robotics Competition, FIRST Tech Challenge, and FIRST LEGO® League student teams compete to win the regional competition and for a chance to go onto the global competition. Also, join us for a career fair, where you will be able to talk to college representatives and fortune companies about careers in technology.
April 4-6, 2014 – 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Jacob Javits Convention Center
655 West 34th St., New York, NY 10001
THIS EVENT IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Download Full Program Agenda and Layout
New York City FIRST Robotics Competition
Saturday, April 5 & Sunday, April 6
An exciting sports-like tournament with 66 competing high school teams of future technologists and entrepreneurs.
View the FIRST Robotics Competition Agenda
Download FRC Pit Map & Team List
New York City FIRST Tech Challenge Expo
Sunday, April 6
10:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
New York City FIRST LEGO League Championship
Saturday, April 5
80 middle school teams of technological innovators, exploring the cutting-edge world of Biomedical Engineering selected from among 190 teams across the City at borough qualifying tournaments.
View the FIRST LEGO League Championship Agenda
New York City Jr FIRST LEGO League Expo
Saturday, April 5
View the Jr FIRST LEGO League Expo Agenda
New York City FIRST Science and Technology College and Career Expo
Friday, April 4 – Sunday, April 6
40+ exhibitors, including colleges and universities offering FIRST scholarships and major corporations informing students about careers in science and technology.