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FIRST Robotics

Event Notices From March 20

The latest event and meeting notices from Michigan’s technology-focused companies and institutions

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/20/2012

The Kettering Univerisity FIRST Robotics district competition March 3, 2012. Photo courtesy Kettering University.

GVSU Hosting Robotics Competition

Nearly 1,000 students on 41 high school teams from across the state are gathering at Grand Valley State University to compete in the FIRST Robotics District Competition March 16-17.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/13/2012

The Kettering Univerisity FIRST Robotics district competition March 3, 2012. Photo courtesy Kettering University.

Grand Blanc, Auburn Hills, Lansing Teams Win FIRST Robotics District At Kettering

A three-team alliance from Grand Blanc, Auburn Hills and Lansing won the 2012 Kettering University FIRST Robotics District Competition Saturday in Flint.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/04/2012

The pits at a FIRST Robotics event at Kettering Univesity

Rebound Rumble Set For Kettering University District Games March 2-3

Thirty-nine of the state’s best FIRST Robotics high school teams will compete March 2-3 at the 2012 Kettering University FIRST Robotics District competition in Flint.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/27/2012


Michigan FIRST Adds 30 New Teams, Two New Tournaments

It’s that time of year again — competition in Michigan’s FIRST Robotics district tournaments. Here’s a rundown of this year’s game, the new schools, and the tournament sites.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/06/2012

A 2011 FIRST Robotics competition

The Chrysler Foundation Awards $133,000 To FIRST

The Chrysler Foundation Thursday named 22 FIRST Robotics and FIRST Lego League teams as recipients as $133,000 in grants.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/19/2012


Kettering Hosting 400 Students Saturday To Kick Off FIRST 2012

Kettering University in Flint has been selected as one of 74 host sites worldwide for the official opening of the 2012 FIRST Robotics competition season.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/05/2012

FIRST Lego League

FIRST Lego League Championship Teams Head To Flint

Some 48 regional winners are headed to Flint this weekend for the Flint FIRST Lego League Championship games, which run all day Saturday, Dec. 10, at Carman-Ainsworth Middle School.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/07/2011

A match in the championship round of the 2011 FIRST Robotics Michigan state championships in Ypsilanti.

Community Choice Credit Union Supports Livonia’s FIRST Robotics Teams

Community Choice Credit Union has continued a pattern of giving big to ignite innovation in Michigan by making a $2,000 donation to FIRST Robotics in Livonia.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/06/2011

FIRST Lego League

Food Safety Is Focus Of FIRST Lego League Competition

More than 240 elementary and middle school students will demonstrate their innovative solutions for preventing and combatting food contamination as they compete on Saturday, Nov. 12, during the seventh annual Spartan Challenge FIRST Lego League — East Lansing Regional Qualifying Tournament.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/10/2011