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FIRST® Robotics Competition International Kickoff Event

January 4, 2019

MANCHESTER, N.H.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 4, 2019--FIRST® Robotics:

Kickoff Info Link: https://www.firstinspires.org/robotics/frc/kickoff-broadcast

Media Notes:

High resolution photos of previous FIRST competitions available in the Photo Gallery. Photos available day of event after 2 p.m. ET by contacting hdunn@firstinspires.org or bblew@firstinspires.org. Interviews with speakers at the Kickoff event in Manchester, N.H. available by contacting: Haley Dunn at 603-494-5688 or Brooke Blew at 585-315-9045 on the day of the event.

About FIRST ® Accomplished inventor Dean Kamen founded ® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) in 1989 to inspire an appreciation of science and technology in young people. Based in Manchester, N.H., FIRST designs accessible, innovative programs to build self-confidence, knowledge, and life skills while motivating young people to pursue opportunities in science, technology, and engineering. With support from over 200 of the Fortune 500 companies and more than $80 million in college scholarships, the not-for-profit organization hosts the Robotics Competition for students in Grades 9-12; Tech Challenge for Grades 7-12; LEGO ® League for Grades 4-8; and LEGO ® League Jr. for Grades K-4. ® is a way of doing things that encourages high-quality work, emphasizes the value of others, and respects individuals and the community. To learn more about FIRST, go to www.firstinspires.org.

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CONTACT: Brooke Blew,FIRST ®

603-206-2048

bblew@firstinspires.orgHaley Dunn,FIRST ®

603-206-2494

hdunn@firstinspires.org

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA NEW HAMPSHIRE

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: EDUCATION PRIMARY/SECONDARY TECHNOLOGY ELECTRONIC DESIGN AUTOMATION OTHER TECHNOLOGY MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING TRAINING OTHER SCIENCE SCIENCE

SOURCE: FIRST

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