Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts

What: The largest robotic competition ever in Boston!! Over 40 teams,from Boston to Brazil, competing in Boston's FIRST robotic competition!

When: March 24th & 25th (Friday & Saturday), 2006 (practice day takes place on Thursday, the 23rd)

Where: The stellar Agganis Arena at Boston University, 925 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA

Price: FREE & OPEN TO PUBLIC! A must see event - TRULY AMAZING!

The FIRST (For Inspiration & Recognition of Science & Technology) Robotics Competition is an exciting, multinational competition that teams professionals and young people to solve an engineering design problem in an intense and competitive way. The program is a life-changing, career-molding experience?and a lot of fun. In 2005, about 25,000 high-school aged young people, on nearly 1,000 teams competed in 30 FIRST competitions around the world.

Now Boston debuts its FIRST regional event with over 40 high school teams, mostly from Massachusetts, but others from out of state and even Brazil! Unique, high-tech, sophisticated robots (& their student developers) will compete in a highly energized, rock concert atmosphere, surrounded by hundreds of volunteers, amazing people, and gracious corporate sponsors.

Added by Clampants on February 23, 2006