13th Anniversary New York City FIRST Mega-Celebration of Science and Technology

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March 07, 2013

9am-4:30pm.

Jacob Javits Convention Center

Hell's Kitchen

All Ages

FREE

Event description: 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, there will be a career fair, where you will be able to talk to college representatives and fortune companies about careers in technology.

Featuring: New York City FIRST Robotics Competition Friday, March 8 & Saturday, March 9 An exciting sports-like tournament with 65 competing high school teams of future technologists and entrepreneurs.

New York City FIRST Tech Challenge Championship Thursday, March 7 & Friday, March 8 72 teams of high school students putting their technical and entrepreneurial skills to the test.

New York City FIRST LEGO League Championship Saturday, March 9 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.

New York City JrFIRST LEGO League Exposition Saturday, March 9 20 teams with ages ranging from 6 to 9 participating in a non-competitive program to show off their communication and research skills.

New York City FIRST Science and Technology College and Career Expo Thursday, March 7 – Saturday, March 9 40+ exhibitors, including colleges and universities offering FIRST scholarships and major corporations informing students about careers in science and technology.

Address: 655 W. 34th St.
Hell's Kitchen, NY 10001
Phone: 718-260-3383
Website: nycfirst.org/nycfirst-events/nyc-championships

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