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20 March 2014

Over 3,500 young Quebecers come together for the third Robotics Festival!

The third edition of the Festival de robotique was held from March 20-22 this year at Montreal's Uniprix stadium.  

This event just keeps getting bigger every year! A spectacular competition in a supercharged atmosphere, the Robotics Festival is the culmination of a pedagogical program set up by Fusion Jeunesse and Robotique FIRST Québec to encourage Quebec youth to stay in school and prepare the next generation of technological experts.

The event attracted over 3,500 young competitors from 97 primary and secondary schools, with a record number of girls among the participants: 30%! The Robotics Festival is sponsored by Bombardier Inc. and the Lucie and André Chagnon Foundation in cooperation with BMO Financial Group, Saputo and Montreal Hooked on School.

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