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April 24, 2018

FedEx Innovation Challenge

The FedEx Innovation Challenge is a social media-based competition for FIRST Robotics Competition and FIRST Tech Challenge teams at 2018 FIRST Championship in Houston and Detroit. Your Team Can Win Big! This contest is open to all FRC and FTC teams, from the U.S. and abroad, present and competing at the 2018 FIRST World Championship.

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April 4, 2016

How a Rookie Team from Quebec Took FIRST Robotics by Storm

The lovely little town of Trois Riveres, Quebec lies on the northwest banks of the famed St. Lawrence River, about halfway between Montreal and Quebec City in Canada. Although it was founded over 400 years ago, this city certainly doesn’t live in the past. Trois Riveres is the home of Ultime’, FIRST Robotics Team 5528.

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February 4, 2016

#OMGRobots! FIRST® and the FedEx Innovation Challenge

If you hear unusual buzzing and whirring coming from a nearby school or garage in the next few months, open the door and you just might find yourself face to face with a robot. Teams all over the world are building robots right now for the FIRST® Robotics Competition. From the Pi-Rho Maniacs in Austin

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June 29, 2015

The Ultimate Sport for the Mind: FedEx Supports FIRST [Video]

FIRST was founded in 1989 by Dean Kamen to inspire young people's interest and participation in science and technology. The FIRST World Championship was later developed to allow STEM students the forum to showcase their skills and learn the value of teamwork.

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May 5, 2015

A Posse Like No Other Takes St. Louis by Storm

At a towering 630 feet, the Gateway Arch anchored on the west bank of the Mississippi River in St. Louis has no doubt welcomed millions of visitors to the city since its opening in 1967. On April 22, 2015, the grand monument added to its impressive guest list a very special team of robot innovators

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