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
 
Spectators welcome at all times on March 26-27 and March 29-30! Free Admission!
 
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 27-March 30)

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

 


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Internships with Telephonics!
Telephonics is offering two-week paid internship opportunities to students on FIRST Robotics Competition OR FIRST Tech Challenge teams as part of their 2019 Technology Challenge initiative. For more information, view the company's flyer and fill out THIS APPLICATION.

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

FIRST LEGO League Jr.

(Middle Island, NY) — For two days, hundreds of students, parents and volunteers convened for learning, technology and fun at this year’s FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) LEGO® League Jr. Expos. The events were held on March 2 at Mineola High School and March 3 at Longwood High School.

During the two Expo days, children ages six to nine from teams across Long Island presented their projects for this year’s challenge, MISSION MOONSM, in which...

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FIRST Tech Challenge

Three Long Island teams are advancing to the FIRST® Tech Challenge World Championship in Detroit Michigan after competing in a series of local tournaments, including the Long Island Championship that was held at Syosset High School on Saturday, March 9. Presented by School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI), the SBPLI Long Island Championship featured 24 teams vying for the opportunity to compete for a chance...

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FIRST Robotics Competition

Area students are charged up for the 20th annual SBPLI Long Island Regional FIRST® Robotics Competition, which will be held in a double-header style, with tournaments March 26 to 27 and March 29 to 30. Presented by School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) — also known as FIRST Long Island — and Zebra Technologies, at Hofstra University’s David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex, these back-to-back...

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