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!

SBPLI Long Island Regional FIRST Robotics Competition Will Be Held at Hofstra University in March
Once again, there will be two regionals held for FIRST Robotics competition. Both will be held at the Hofstra University David S. Mack Sports & Expo Center
 
Dates:
 
Competition #1 (March 24-March 27)

Sunday, March 24: SBPLI Long Island Regional #1 Setup and Load In
Monday, March 25: SBPLI Long Island Regional #1 Practice
Tuesday, March 26: SBPLI Long Island Regional #1 Competition Day 1
Wednesday, March 27: SBPLI Long Island Regional #1 Competition Day 2

 
Competition #2 (March 24-March 27)

Wednesday, March 27: SBPLI Long Island Regional #2 Setup and Load In
Thursday, March 28: SBPLI Long Island Regional #2 Practice
Friday, March 29: SBPLI Long Island Regional #2 Competition Day 1
Saturday, March 30: SBPLI Long Island Regional #2 Competition Day 2

 
Hotel Accommodations:
Click the links below for lists of available nearby hotels that have discount prices established for the SBPLI Long Island Regionals.
SBPLI Long Island Regional #1 - March 24th to March 27th 2019
SBPLI Long Island Regional #2 - March 27th to March 30th 2019
 
Student Lunch Orders:
Click below for student lunch order forms for each of the SBPLI Long Island Regional dates. For those who order lunch, see the credit card authorization form which can be used for both events.
SBPLI Long Island Regional #1 - March 24th to March 27th 2019
SBPLI Long Island Regional #2 - March 27th to March 30th 2019
Credit Card Authorization Form

 


FIRST Robotics Competition Team #7400 Open to All Long Island High School Students
The Melville Family Community team is looking for students from Long Island to join their team! They are a community based team and will accept students for anywhere on Long Island.
Learn more about the team and find more info about joining by clicking here

Hey Alumni!
We want to hear from YOU!
Sign up for our new FIRST Long Island Alumni mailing list by clicking HERE

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 www.festo.us/first for more details!

What's Happening at SBPLI

Robert and Amanda Stephenson

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After becoming FIRST alumni, Robert and Amanda both attended (FIRST Scholarship Provider) Stevens Institute of Technology for undergrad. While Robert majored in electrical engineering, Amanda majored in mechanical engineering. They met officially in their sophomore year of college, when Amanda recognized Robert’s FIRST team shirt on campus. The two are now married and have stayed heavily involved with...

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FLL JR Expos Photo

Each year, FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) LEGO® League Jr. presents a new and exciting challenge aimed at igniting children’s creativity. For 2018-2019, that theme is MISSION MOONSM, which challenges students to think about space in ways they never have before.

Over the past few months, Long Island elementary school students, ages six to 10 years old, have identified problems that may arise for humans attempting to live on the moon. Just...

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In 2019, School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI), also known as FIRST Long Island, is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its SBPLI Long Island Regional FIRST Robotics Competition.

FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition is targeted to students grades 9 to 12 and combines the excitement of sport with the rigors of science and technology. Under strict...

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