RoboticsDue to the success of last year’s competition, the FIRST Robotics Canada Regional will return to Nipissing University, and FEDNOR has announced they will help support the event with $45,000 in funding.


Executive Director of FIRST Robotics Canada Mark Breadner says there will be over 1,000 people visiting North Bay during the competition.


And with many of those students in their senior years of high school, the event can also be looked at as a recruiting tool for the University.


Breadner says 70% of kids who visit the campus will actually apply to that campus, so it’s a chance for both Nipissing and Canadore to show off what they have. Breadner says the funding will really help make this event happen.


written by