FIRST Robotics hofstra university

FIRST Robotics Program

FIRST, an acronym for "For Inspiration and Recognition of Science & Technology", is a non-profit organization whose mission is to generate interest in science and technology in today’s youth.

Festo has supported FIRST since it’s inception on Long Island in 2000, as it’s our corporate belief that this program is an investment in a brighter and more secure future for everyone involved.

Support consists of:

  • Donation of product for all teams
  • Direct financial support to the LI event
  • Engineering and manufacturing support for teams
  • We support on all local level and encourage our employees to get involve
  • Event volunteers
FIRST Robotics Hofstra

Regional FIRST Event and Location

Hempstead, NY, USA

David S. Mack Sports & Exhibition Complex

Hofstra Univeristy, Hempstead


Need Festo parts to help build your robot? Call us today and be sure to tell us that you are a FIRST Robotics team member and receive a discount on parts!

Please contact the Festo Regional Contact Center if you require additional valve kits.

1-800-99-Festo (800-993-3786)

To download information on the valve assembly left click to view or right click and use "Save as" option to download it to your PC.

Valve Assembly Instruction Sheet

A Passion for Giving: FIRST Long Island

Peter is joind by guests Rick Ramhap, co-Director for the FIRST LEGO League program for FIRST Long Island and Frank Langro, who was named to Board of Directors for FIRST Long Island in 2018.

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