Hudson Valley Regional

FIRST® New York City will host 48 teams at the Hudson Valley Regional Competition. Teams from the New York tri-state area, Brazil, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, India, Turkey, and the United Kingdom will compete in FIRST STEAMWORKS with the winning teams advancing to the global competition.

Also, join us for a career fair where students will have the opportunity to meet with college representatives.


March 24-26, 2017 – 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Rockland Community College – Eugene Levy Fieldhouse
145 College Road, Suffern, NY 10901 


FIRST® Robotics Competition  
Saturday, March 25 & Sunday, March 26
An exciting sports-like tournament with 48 competing high school teams of future technologists and entrepreneurs.


Hudson Valley Regional College Fair
Friday, March 24
12:00pm – 4:00pm

The following colleges and universities will be participating in the College Fair. They are among the 200 colleges and universities who provide $50 million in scholarships to students who are members of a FIRST® team:

Adelphi University
Binghamton University
Drexel University
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Hofstra University
Illinois Institute of Technology
Johnson and Wales University
Lawrence Technological University
Pace University
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Rochester Institute of Technology
Rockland Community College
Syracuse University College of Engineering and Computer Science
UMass Lowell
Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology
Webb Institute



The 2017  Hotel reservation system is now open. Visit to make your reservation.

Team Lunches:

Click Here to download the Rockland County Community College Concession Menu.

Transportation and Parking:

Driving Directions:

  • Click Here for Driving Directions
  • Visitor parking is available on-site

Public Transportation:

Transport of Rockland (TOR) Bus System serves RCC’s main campus from all corners of Rockland County. Currently, TOR has five Bus Routes (59, 93, 94, 95, Loop 3) that stop at RCC each weekday with day and evening routes. TOR buses also provide transportation to the campus on Saturdays and Sundays.