“In every bolt and every screw, we’re the best Pitt Pirate crew!!!”
And our new Robot’s name is…..
The Pitt Pirates FRC Team is a part of the International FIRST Robotics Competition centered in Pitt County, NC dedicated to generating interest in science, technology, & engineering among youth.
To work together in Pitt County to speed up the transition from agricultural society to a more modern city, to engineer instruments that will benefit members of the community, and the encourage & inspire children to pursue STEM careers!
To achieve its goal, FIRST allows students to compete with other teams from around the world in a robotics competition, In the FIRST competition, students construct and control a robot to compete in a playoff whose objective changes every year. The competition allows students to make the important connection between classroom lessons and real world applications while providing them with an opportunity to shine. By fostering increased collaboration between schools, businesses and universities, FIRST serves as a unique catalyst for an invigorating exchange of resources and talent, while highlighting mutual needs, building cooperation, and exposing students to new career choices.