We have been a proud Silver Supplier supporter of FIRST Robotics for over 20 years. We supply the teams with pink standard SB®50 connectors, this pink color is unique to the FIRST Robotics Competition robotic kits. Each year over 3,000 teams from more than 20 countries, compete to build industrial-size robots in multiple competitions.
FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) founded in 1989 to inspire young people's interest and participation in science and technology. Based in Manchester, NH, the 501(c) (3) not-for-profit public charity designs accessible, innovative programs that motivate young people to pursue education and career opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and math, while building self-confidence, knowledge, and life skills.
“The mission of FIRST is to inspire young people to be science and technology leaders, 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”.