The Media Are Invited to Attend the FIRST® Robotics Competition Arizona Regional

(BUSINESS WIRE) — March 22, 2012 — Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHP):

The Media Are Invited to Attend the
FIRST® Robotics Competition Arizona Regional
March 23 – 24, 2012
Hamilton High School
3700 South Arizona Ave.
Chandler, AZ 85248
Click here for a map

Key Facts:

  • High school robotics competition
  • 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. March 23
  • 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. March 24
  • Any student participating on a FIRST® team is eligible to apply for $14 million in scholarships
  • 50 teams participating, including one from Mexico, one from Brazil and one from Canada
  • Teams had six weeks to build a robot that puts as many basketballs through hoops as possible during a two-minute and fifteen-second match with other teams
  • Winners eligible to attend the FRC World Championship in St. Louis Apr. 25 – 28
  • Free and open to the public (with free parking)

*** INTERVIEW/PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES ***

  • Still and video photography permitted
  • March 23 and 24 media interview opportunities with Steve Sanghi, president and CEO of Microchip Technology, Co-Chair of the FIRST AZ Regional Planning Committee, FIRST sponsor and member of the FIRST Board of Directors
  • Media interview opportunities with FIRST students and their mentors from the community

Chandler, Ariz.-based Microchip Technology is the organizing sponsor of the FRC Arizona Regional. For more information and to schedule interviews, contact:

Michelle Miley, Senior Public Relations Specialist
Microchip Technology Inc.
(480) 792-4111
Email Contact

On-site media contact:
Carol Popovich, FIRST Regional Director, Cell (480) 335-2091

High-res FIRST Logo available through contact, or Flickr:
http://www.microchip.com/get/77JS
More information about FIRST in Arizona
http://www.microchip.com/get/41VW
More information about FIRST worldwide:
http://www.microchip.com/get/1STR

About Microchip Technology

Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHP) is a leading provider of microcontroller, analog and Flash-IP solutions, providing low-risk product development, lower total system cost and faster time to market for thousands of diverse customer applications worldwide. Headquartered in Chandler, Ariz., Microchip offers outstanding technical support along with dependable delivery and quality. For more information, visit the Microchip Web site ( http://www.microchip.com/get/WKC4).

Note: The Microchip name and logo are registered trademarks of Microchip Technology Incorporated in the U.S.A., and other countries. All other trademarks mentioned herein are the property of their respective companies.

Tags / Keywords: FIRST, STEM education, robotics competition



Contact:

Microchip Technology Inc.
Michelle Miley, 480-792-4111
Senior Public Relations Specialist
Email Contact




Review Article Be the first to review this article
SolidCAM: Program your CNCs directly inside your existing CAD system.

Featured Video
Editorial
Jeff RoweJeff's MCAD Blogging
by Jeff Rowe
Hexagon’s Recent Ups & Downs Update
Jobs
Solidworks Product Designer for NASCENT Technology at Charlotte, NC
Developer-Support-Implementation Engineer for EDA Careers at San Francisco Area, CA
SYSTEMS INTEGRATOR for Palm Beach County Human Resources at West Palm Beach, FL
CAD/CAM Regional Account Manager (Pacific Northwest) for Vero Software Inc. at Seattle, WA
Upcoming Events
Engineer 3D! Training + Technology Conference at Hyatt Regency Milwaukee 333 West Kilbourn Avenue Milwaukee WI - Apr 25 - 26, 2017
PMTS 2017 at Greater Columbus Convention Center Exhibit Halls E, F, & D 400 North High St. Columbus OH - Apr 25 - 27, 2017
AI·GI·CRV Conference 2017 at Edmonton, Alberta Canada - May 16 - 19, 2017
Innorobo 2017 at Docks de Paris Paris France - May 16 - 18, 2017



Internet Business Systems © 2017 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
595 Millich Dr., Suite 216, Campbell, CA 95008
+1 (408)-337-6870 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
AECCafe - Architectural Design and Engineering EDACafe - Electronic Design Automation GISCafe - Geographical Information Services TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy Policy Advertise