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What is openFIRST?

The openFIRST Portal System is an integrated set of modules which may be used together to create or enhance a web site. It is directed towards teams participating in the FIRST robotics competition. The openFIRST Portal System is a completely student-developed project that has had contributions from a wide variety of teams from Brasil, Canada and the United States.



openFIRST is developed by a number of students from the FIRST Robotics competition teams #1006, #1049, #781, #1075, #1501, #1227, and #1257. You may read more about the developers here. To learn how to contribute to the project, and for a technical reference about writing modifications / patches / enhancements for the openFIRST system, read the openFIRST Contributor's HOWTO. New contributors are always welcome.


USFIRST Robotics

USFIRST is the largest North American robotics competition that has over 800 teams and many competitions yearly. Read more.


openFIRST was developed with:

Microsoft IIS
(Other databases are also supported)

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Developers - Greg Inozemtsev

Greg Inozemtsev joined the openFIRST project after its initial launch. His team, Sinclair Sprockets (#1075) needed a new web portal engine, and instead of writing it from the ground up, Greg decided to combine his efforts with the openFIRST team. He feels enthusiastic about the project and hopes that his work will help other teams, especially rookies, with their web sites. Team 1075 (Sinclair Sprockest) was founded in the 2003 season and is based in Whitby, Ontario.

Skills: Visual Basic (.Net and VB6), PHP, SQL, C++, HTML and some Flash.

Webserver: Microsoft IIS 5

openFIRST Modules:, openfirst.downloads, openfirst.logger (stats), as well as improvements to existing modules.

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