(USA) H. Res 852 - National FIRST Robotics Day

On February 12, 2020, United States Congressman Bill Foster (representative for Illinois’s 11th congressional district) introduced H.Res. 852 to Congress, which is titled “Expressing support for the designation of the first Saturday of every January as “National FIRST Robotics Day””. Consider contacting your local rep to express support and ask to co-sign!

Special shoutout to FRC Team 2338 Gear it Forward on being involved with the creation of this resolution (tweet here). The proposal was originally given to Congressman Bill Foster in Autumn 2019 (tweet here).

The full text of the resolution can be found here.
The current status of the resolution can be tracked here.


This is really great. I’ll be writing my representative in support. I encourage everyone to do the same.



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