Be Part of ROBOTICON Tampa Bay !
In studies, FIRST students have been found to be more likely to make a successful transition to college, to pursue their interests in science and technology and to become involved in their communities. FIRST program participation provides students with a positive experience in a challenging team activity that helps build relationships, teaches new skills, increases understanding of the value of teamwork, raises interest in serving others, and helps students gain a new understanding of and interest in science and technology.
FIRST alumni are:
- Significantly more likely to attend college (88%)
- More likely to aspire to post-graduate degrees (77%)
- Twice as likely to major in Science and Engineering (55%)
- 10 times as likely to have had an apprenticeship, internship, or co-op job in their college freshman year
How You Can Help
Off season events like ROBOTICON give youth involved in FIRST opportunities for training and practice, provide educator workshops and best practices for teachers, and introduce more youth and families from the community to the power of learning through engaging, competitive play.
Click here to see our ROBOTICON Sponsorship opportunities, and let us know how you’d like to be involved, or click the button above and start your sponsorship now!