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Project Robotica at is the online home for information about youth robotics, initially FIRST programs. The community contributing content here is a voluntary association of individuals and groups who are developing an open-content common resource of youth robotics programs. The structure of this site, which is a wiki, allows anyone with an Internet connection and World Wide Web browser to alter the content found here. Therefore, please be advised that nothing found here has necessarily been reviewed by people with the expertise necessary to provide you with complete, accurate or reliable information.

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