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

7th Annual Half Hollow Hills Invitational Date Announced!
Saturday, October 6, 2018
375 Wolf Hill Rd, Dix hills, NY 11746

Schedule of Events:
7:00 – School Opens
7:30AM – Team registration opens
8:00AM – Team setup / Breakfast ready at Cafeteria
8:30AM – Formal opening ceremony
9:00AM – Qualification matches starts
12:30PM- 1:00PM – Lunch break / Alliance selection
1:45PM – Playoff Matches
2:00PM – Safety Captain meet – Contact Rishi Kudaravalli at front desk
4:30PM – Closing ceremony
5:00PM – Field and Pit area cleanup

FIRST Launch at the Cradle of Aviation Museum
Friday, November 2, 2018
Register Here
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(Children 5 and under will be admitted free)

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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 Competition or FIRST Tech Challenge team representative and receive a discount on parts! Visit the company's FIRST-focused page https://www.festo.com/cms/en-us_us/9697.htm for more details!

What's Happening at SBPLI

As the 2018-2019 FIRST season draws closer, teasers have been released to build hype for the competitions. You can view all of the teasers here:

FIRST LEGO League Jr. MISSION MOON 2018-2019 Teaser

FIRST LEGO League INTO ORBIT 2018-2019 Teaser


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On Saturday, October 6, School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI), in cooperation with the Half Hollow Hills School District, will present the Seventh Annual Half Hollow Hills (HHH) Invitational at the district’s west campus located at 375 Wolf Hill Rd, Dix Hills. The event begins at 8:30 a.m. and the games will begin at approximately 9:00 a.m.

As one of many robotics programs supported by SBPLI, for promoting STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics)...

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Smithtown Mechanical Bulls - SBPLI Long Island Regional


School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) is pleased to congratulate all local FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) students on the completion of another fun and exciting year on Long Island. The organization would also like to recognize the record 22 teams (a collective of more than 460 students), from FIRST Long Island’s full continuum of...

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