30 Apr 2012 2012 FIRST Championship Celebrates Science, Technology and Robots
Biggest FIRST® Championship Ever Features NBA Hall of Famer, Reigning World Series Champion, Pop Superstar, Celebrity Chef, Inventors, and Government Officials
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, John Jay, will.i.am, Chef Homaro Cantu, Dean Kamen, and Congressman Chaka Fattah
Root for Robotics Matches as 12,000 Students from 32 Countries and Their Robots
Compete in International Robotics Championship, April 25-28
MANCHESTER, N.H., April 28, 2012 ― Over the weekend, 30,000 participants, fans, families, educators and industry leaders celebrated students’ engineering and robotics prowess at the annual FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Championship, held in St. Louis, Mo., at the Edward Jones Dome.