About SBPLI

School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization founded by Frederick Breithut In 1984. Our vision is to create an educated workforce for Long Island by opening the minds of middle school and high school students to career opportunities through a collaborative partnership of schools, businesses, community organizations and government.   More...

Important FIRST Long Island Announcements

We Can't Wait for the SBPLI Long Island Regional FIRST Robotics Competition at Hofstra University - Friday, March 31 and Saturday, April 1!

 

In the mood for some more great robotics competitions before then?
Don't Miss Our Great FIRST Tech Challenge, FIRST LEGO League and FIRST LEGO League Jr. tournaments taking place throughout the coming weeks/months!
View our Events Calendar for a complete schedule!

 

Need parts to help build your robot? Our sponsor FESTO can help. Call them today at 1-800-99-FESTO, mention that you're a FIRST Robotics team representative and receive a discount on parts! Visit their FIRST-focused page: https://www.festo.com/cms/en-us_us/9697.htm for more details!

 

While you're doing your online shopping throughout the year, you can also support SBPLI through the AmazonSmile program. It's easy! If you're ordering things through Amazon, be sure to start shopping at smile.amazon.com. Then, Amazon will donate .5% of any eligible purchase to the charitable organzation of your choosing [you just need to indicate School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc.] It's that simple! 

What's Happening at SBPLI

FIRST LEGO League Animal Allies - Central Islip

Imagination and science came together at Central Islip High School on January 21 and 22 at three of five FIRST® LEGO® League Qualifying Tournaments, presented by School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI). During the events, a total of 84 teams, comprised of students age nine to 14, as well as their mentors, demonstrated their problem-solving skills, creative...

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FIRST Tech Challenge Velocity Vortex

Twenty-four FIRST® Tech Challenge Long Island teams will take to the playing field at the Long Island Championship Tournament to be held at Smithtown High School West on Saturday, February 11. The competing teams were determined through a series of three Qualifying Tournaments that were presented by School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) throughout the month of...

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FIRST Tech Challenge Velocity Vortex - Syosset

Syosset High School was home to the final of three FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition in Science and Technology) Tech Challenge Qualifying Tournaments, which was presented by School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) on Sunday, January 15. During this qualifying event, 27 Long Island teams, comprised of students age 12 to 18, used their problem-solving skills,...

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