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FIRST Robotics

Avant-Garde is a high school FIRST Tech Challenge Team. FIRST Robotics is a non-profit organization that designs programs that inspire young people to pursue careers in science and technology. Their programs challenge students to design, build, and program robots to play competitive games.



FIRST Robotics' mission is to inspire young people to be science and technology leaders and innovators, by engaging them in exciting mentor-based programs that build science, engineering, and technology skills, that inspire innovation, and that foster well-rounded life capabilities including self-confidence, communication, and leadership.


"To transform our culture by creating a world where science and technology are celebrated and where young people dream of becoming science and technology leaders."  Dean Kamen, Founder

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