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May 29, 2024 Registration is Open
May 8, 2024 We Appreciate You, Teachers!
April 17, 2024 How to Celebrate FIRST® Championship from Home
April 3, 2024 What do FIRST and Taylor Swift Have in Common?
March 20, 2024 Save the Date for the 2024-2025 Season Reveal
March 6, 2024 A Season Theme So Expansive You Can See It from Outer Space
February 21, 2024 It's Career & Technical Education Month AND Engineers Week
February 7, 2024 FIRST Tech Challenge Team finishes wheelchair prototype for two-legged pup
January 24, 2024 Camp guides for school vacation programs now available
January 10, 2024 The 2024 FIRST Robotics Competition season game is here
December 20, 2023 Save the Date: FIRST Robotics Competition Kickoff
December 4, 2023 Happy Computer Science Education Week
November 21, 2023 The FIRST Mission, Purpose & Values
November 8, 2023 Celebrate STEM Day
October 25, 2023 Students, Donors, and Volunteers help make FIRST 'More than Robots'
October 11, 2023 FIRST in NPR: High School Sport Builds Engineers
September 27, 2023 Nominate Inspiring Schools & Educators
September 13, 2023 New FIRST Tech Challenge Season Game Debuts
August 23, 2023 Save the Date: FIRST Tech Challenge CENTERSTAGE
August 2, 2023 FIRST LEGO League MASTERPIECE Details Revealed
July 20, 2023 It’s almost showtime for FIRST LEGO League MASTERPIECE
June 21, 2023 Ways to Support FIRST
May 31, 2023 Xochitl Gomez on FIRST and Taking Risks in Teen Vogue
May 10, 2023 Celebrate Educators, FIRST Championship & a New Season
April 19, 2023 Watch & Celebrate the 2023 FIRST Championship presented by BAE Systems
April 5, 2023 Save the Date for our 2023-2024 Season Reveal
March 22, 2023 Career Journey Tips for the FIRST Community
March 8, 2023 Watch & Vote: FIRST Championship Sponsor Video Contest
February 22, 2023 Exploring Careers and the Future with FIRST
February 8, 2023 Working Together to Create the Next Generation of STEM Leaders
January 25, 2023 FIRST Team Breaking Barriers in Robotics on NBC's "TODAY"
January 11, 2023 New FIRST Robotics Competition season challenge unveiled
December 14, 2022 Save the Date for FIRST Robotics Competition Season Kickoff!
November 30, 2022 Celebrating computer science education and STEM leaders
November 8, 2022 Enjoy These STEM Day Activities
October 26, 2022 Giving Kids a Roadmap for an Uncertain Future
October 12, 2022 Watch the FIRST Robotics Competition game teaser
September 28, 2022 Watch: #IAmMoreThan how I am perceived
September 14, 2022 POWERPLAY Unveiled; Energize Your Season With The FIRST Mentor Network
August 24, 2022 Save the date for POWERPLAY!
August 3, 2022 SUPERPOWERED Unveiled, Imagine Exciting New Careers In STEM
July 13, 2022 Save the Date for SUPERPOWERED!
June 1, 2022 Celebrating Pride Month, FIRST Tech Challenge season teaser
May 18, 2022 Save these 2022-2023 Season Dates: Kickoffs, FIRST Championship & More
May 4, 2022 FIRST Championship Highlights; Educator Honorees; New Season Theme
April 20, 2022 Celebrate FIRST Championship from Home
April 15, 2022 Coming soon: FIRST Championship, 2022-2023 Season Reveal
April 6, 2022 Robotics Week Activities, Volunteer Month Raffle, Inspiring Mentors & Teams
March 23, 2022 Why FIRST is More Than Robots; Disney+ Doc Out Now; Championship Housing Open
March 9, 2022 “More Than Robots” Premieres Next Week; Inspiring Women in FIRST
February 23, 2022 Engineers Week, Dean Kamen in TechCrunch, Career Webinar in Spanish
February 9, 2022 Celebrate Black Innovators, Watch “More Than Robots” Trailer, Join a Career Webinar
January 26, 2022 Get to Know These FIRST Students Building a Better Future
January 12, 2022 FIRST Robotics Competition Game Unveiled
January 5, 2022 Join us for FIRST® Robotics Competition Kickoff January 8
December 8, 2021 Dean Kamen Remember His Mother, and "Mom of FIRST", Evelyn Kamen
December 1, 2021 15% Off FIRST Store; Celebrate Computer Science Education Week
November 8, 2021 Happy STEM Day: Fun FIRST Activities
October 20, 2021 New Galactic Builders, FIRST on Kahoot!, Scholarship Program
October 6, 2021 Nominate a FIRST Educator; Save the Date for #WalkLikeWoodie Day
September 22, 2021 FIRST Tech Challenge Game Revealed; New Galactic Builders Episodes
September 1, 2021 Save the Date for FIRST Tech Challenge Kickoff; Teams Featured on Star Wars & CBS
August 18, 2021 Unpacking the FIRST LEGO League season & FIRST Tech Challenge Sweepstakes
August 4, 2021 Save the Date for CARGO CONNECT!
July 14, 2021 Forbes, #MakeItLoud for FIRST
June 30, 2021 Congratulations, FIRST Global Innovation Awards Winners!
June 16, 2021 Dean’s Homework for Teams; New Social-Emotional Learning Activities
June 2, 2021 Celebrating LGBTQ+ Pride Month & Our Next Robotics Season
May 19, 2021 The Countdown is On; Season Celebrations; Equity in Innovation
May 6, 2021 Introducing the FIRST Educators Recognition Program
April 27, 2021 Celebrating Young Innovators, Volunteers, and FIRST Graduates
April 14, 2021 The power of mentorship for women in STEM
March 31, 2021 Let’s celebrate National Robotics Week!
March 17, 2021 We’re celebrating 32 years of FIRST, Christa McAuliffe’s legacy, and game-changing voices.
March 3, 2021 Command-based programming activities, LEGO Star Wars build winners
February 17, 2021 FIRSTtv to Explore STEM and Advancing Equity in Sports
February 3, 2021 How leveraging curiosity keeps students engaged from afar
January 16, 2021 FIRSTtv's Beyond the Bots premieres TODAY (we're exploring game design evolution)
January 6, 2021 Kickoff is just three days away
December 21, 2020 Annual Impact Report, Innovation Challenge, Tablet-transporting robots
December 9, 2020 LEGO Star Wars Holiday Contest, Hour of Code on FIRSTtv
November 24, 2020 Free shipping in the FIRST Store and STEM conversations with sports stars
November 11, 2020 How to explore STEM remotely, FIRST in the news, and equity in education
October 28, 2020 New FIRST Strategic Partner Disney, Peace Love Robots Mask, and a Virtual College Fair
October 14, 2020 FIRST Innovation Challenge, FIRST Education webinar, and grant opportunities
September 30, 2020 2021 FIRST Robotics Competition season updates, STEM equity grantees
September 16, 2020 ULTIMATE GOALSM presented by Qualcomm unveiled
September 2, 2020 New FIRST Robotics VR Experience; 10 Days to ULTIMATE GOALSM
August 19, 2020 FIRST Mentor Network launches; FIRST Tech Challenge season kicks off soon
August 5, 2020 FIRST LEGO League challenges announced; New GAME CHANGERS merch
July 22, 2020 FIRST LEGO League season kicks off; Remote events update
July 1, 2020 Global Innovation Award teams celebrated; ULTIMATE GOAL revealed