Give Future Engineers a Reason to Work in Oregon

Oregon FIRST robotics is partnering with Worksystems, an experienced non-profit that designs and coordinates workforce development programs to help youth get the skills, training and education needed to go to work and advance in their careers. They have implemented a successful summer youth employment program, SummerWorks, with companies such as 3D Systems, Boeing, Microchip Technology, […]

Grant HS (#3636 the Generals) visits Jama Software

Regional Director Cindy Lebeau continues to work for our teams to attract new and exciting sponsorships for our district. On Tuesday, December 9th, Grant HS  (#3636 the Generals) accompanied her to meet with Jama Software.  They were able to present along with Senior Mentor Debbie Kerr about the benefits of supporting FIRST.  We have been able to […]

2015 Kickoff Details!

Saturday, January 3, 2015 The Saturday Kickoff marks the beginning of the design and build season. We have three locations for our kickoff this year:  Klamath Falls, Corvallis and University of Portland. Klamath Falls (Satellite kick-off) They are having an all night LAN Party so all will be in the building from Friday night at 8pm on. But […]

Congrats to the 2014 LEAP Winners!

LEAP (Linking Engineering and Philanthropy) is a new event for FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) & High School FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) teams and generously supported by Autodesk. It is designed to get robotics teams out in the community and using their engineering skills to help non-profits. As FIRST likes to say, “It’s not about the […]

Learn about CodeDay Portland – November 8-9

CodeDay is a 24 hour codeathon/hackathon in which attendees will pitch ideas, work in groups to build software, and have fun with other students. High school and college students of all experience levels will hang out with friends, meet new people, make something cool, and become a better programmer in 24 hours. Prior programming experience is NOT necessary. We’ve […]

HOLD THE DATE – FirstFARE 2014 – Oct 25 @ Gladstone High School

  Saturday, October 25, 2014 Gladstone High School – Fine arts and Applied Technology Wing. 18800 Portland Ave. Gladstone, Oregon -97027- FIRST Fare is the premier training resource for Pacific Northwest FRC participants. For 5 years FIRST Fare has provided an opportunity for rookie and veteran team members alike to learn about FRC practices, and better […]