2019, Lewiston, Maine: Maine’s sixth FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition event will be held at the The Androscoggin Bank Colisée in Lewiston on Friday and Saturday, April 5th and 6th. The Pine Tree District Competition will host 32 high school robotics teams from New England states including Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts and Connecticut, and attract over 2,000 spectators. The ice arena will be transformed into a competition field to play the game that was released at the January 6th kickoff event by FIRST headquarters. The number of FIRST Robotics Competition teams in Maine has grown to over 25, all of them looking forward to another great competition season.
A FIRST competition is an exciting sporting event using robots created and built by students with the guidance of professional mentors.
To learn more about FIRST worldwide, visit www.firstinspires.org. To learn more about the Pine Tree District FIRST Robotics Competition, visit www.pinetreedistrict.org. To learn more about the Maine FIRST teams, visit www.MaineFIRST.org.