Hundreds of girls participate in FIRST robotics, yet many graduate from the program without having played a significant role in the robotics side of the team, and without the knowledge and skills that come from doing so. With this event, we hope to inspire girls to take advantage of the opportunities for growth FIRST offers by giving them a slight “leg up” over their often dominating male counterparts, and a chance to witness the fun of engineering for themselves.
Tucker Gordon, video manager for team 1540 (Flaming Chickens), shot this short video of the 2010 Event:
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