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

FIRST Launch at the Cradle of Aviation Museum
Friday, November 2, 2018
6:30PM-9:00PM
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(Children 5 and under will be admitted free)
 

FIRST Robotics Competition Kicks Off Saturday, January 5, 2019
Kickoff for the upcoming season will be held at LIU Post on January 5, 2019 from 9 AM to 5 PM
More information to come!

FIRST Event Dates Have Been Announced!
For all SBPLI Long Island FIRST event dates and times, please click the links below:
First Robotics Competition (FRC)
First Tech Challenge (FTC)
First Lego League (FLL)
First Lego League Jr. (FLLJ)


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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

Half Hollow Hills

(Dix Hills, NY) — On October 6, teachers, principals, administrators and community members from Long Island school districts came out to Half Hollow Hills High School West in Dix Hills to watch the Seventh Annual Half Hollow Hills Invitational, which was presented by the school and School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI).

Now in its seventh year, the FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Long Island Half Hollow Hills Invitational has...

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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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