27 Nov '13, 3pm

Robot uprising: #Macy’s #Thanksgiving Day Parade ribbon will be cut by robots

Robot uprising: #Macy’s #Thanksgiving Day Parade ribbon will be cut by robots

Award-winning FIRST Robotics Competition teams to lead 2013 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade The Emmy Award winning annual tradition that is the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, celebrates its 87th incarnation with the addition of robots to its repertoire of giant balloons and one-of-a-kind floats. The ceremony will be opened by five award winning FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) teams and their robots this Thursday, November 28th, at 9 am. FIRST, For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology, Robotics Competition is a not-for-profit organization founded by inventor Dean Kamen, aimed at inspiring youth interest and participation in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields. Kicking-off the ceremony presents the youths with the unique opportunity to appear live before three million people, with another 50 million watching from home.  Founded i...

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