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FIRST Robotics Competition in MA: NE Greater Boston District Event

Updated: May 1, 2023

We've crossed the halfway point in the CHARGED UP FIRST Robotics Competition season this year! A month from now competition season will be over, but it's time to focus on Week 4.


Revere High School in Revere, MA, was excited to host 40 teams from Connecticut, New Hampshire, Maine, Vermont and Massachusetts! for the 2023 NE District Greater Boston Event.



The playoff matches were all so close, with many alliances seeing scores within 5-7 points of their opponents. We can't wait to see the first full grid in New England!


This weekend another New England team took home two blue banners, the maximum number possible from one district qualifying event.


Check out many amazing photos from the event at https://kmtenor.smugmug.com/Robotics/FRC-NE-Greater-Boston-Event-2023 (password: firstinspires). Thank you to our volunteer photographer and team parent of FRC 5867, Kevin Murphy!




Congratulations to all award winners:


FIRST Impact Award: FRC 125, NUTRONs from Revere, MA

Engineering Inspiration Award: FRC 5459, Ipswich TIGERS from Ipswich, MA


Dean's List Semi-Finalists: Sean T. from FRC 1757, Wolverines from Westwood, MA and Kate U. from 2713, Red Hawk Robotics from Melrose, MA


Outstanding Volunteer Award: Emcee & Game Announcer Brian Gaffey


NE FIRST Greater Boston District Event Champions: FRC 3467, Windham Windup from Windham, NH;

FRC 125, NUTRONs from Revere, MA;

FRC 8626, Cyber Sailors from Scituate, MA


NE FIRST Greater Boston District Event Finalists: FRC 2877, LigerBots from Newton, MA;

FRC 246, Lobstah Bots from Boston, MA;

FRC 238, Crusaders from Manchester, NH


Judges' Award: FRC 2713, Red Hawk Robotics from Melrose, MA

Team Sustainability Award: FRC 8567, Team Ultraviolet from Wellesley, MA

Excellence in Engineering Award: FRC 238, Crusaders from Manchester, NH

Innovation in Control Award: FRC 2461, Operation PEACCE from Bristol, CT

Industrial Design Award sponsored by General Motors: FRC 8013, Boston Lions from Boston, MA

Quality Award: FRC 246, Lobstah Bots from Boston, MA

Creativity Award sponsored by Rockwell Automation: FRC 4909, Bionics from Billerica, MA

Autonomous Award sponsored by Ford: FRC 5687, The Outliers from Portland, ME

Team Spirit Award: FRC 6201, The Highlanders from Somerville, MA

Gracious Professionalism Award: FRC 2084, Robots by the C from Manchester, MA

Imagery Award in honor of Jack Kamen: FRC 8708, Ov3R1y K0Mp13x from Dunbarton, CT

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