New York City Regional

17th Anniversary FIRST® New York City Competition & Expo

FIRST® New York City will host 48 FIRST Robotics Competition teams  at the New York City Regional. Teams from the New York tri-state area, Florida, Australia, China and Turkey will compete in FIRST STEAMWORKS with the winning teams advancing to the global competition.

Also, join us for a career fair, where you will be able to talk to college representatives and fortune companies about careers in technology.

April 7-9, 2017 – 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
The Armory Track & Field Center
216 Fort Washington Avenue, New York, NY 10032




FIRST® Robotics Competition  
Saturday, April 8 & Sunday, April 9
An exciting sports-like tournament with 48 competing high school teams of future technologists and entrepreneurs.

FIRST® New York City Science and Technology College and Career Expo

Friday, April 7 – Sunday, April 9
 exhibitors, including colleges and universities offering FIRST® scholarships and major corporations informing students about careers in science and technology.




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


Boxed Lunches for Teams:

Click Here to download the New York City Regional Lunch Order form.


Transportation and Parking:

Public Transportation:
The Armory is 
located one block west of the 168th Street stop off the a-train , c-train, and 1-train trains.

The m4-bus stops directly in front of The Armory on Fort Washington Avenue.
The m100-bus, bx7-bus, m5-bus and m3-bus have stops one block west of the Armory on Broadway & 168th Street. 

MTA Schedules:


Parking Near The Armory:
Parking is limited in the immediate vicinity of the Armory.

Street parking adjacent to the Armory is available and requires feeding a meter.

Additional options:

Street parking on Riverside Drive just south of 165th Street, or the following parking garages:

  • Central Parking System: 115 Fort Washington Ave, New York, NY 10032 (165th & Fort Washington)
  • Central Parking: 3960 Broadway, New York, NY 10032