Houston Happenings and Detroit Dreams

Apr 20, 2018 Written by Frank Merrick.

We are having a blast at FIRST Championship Houston, plus the FIRST Championship Detroit Division Assignments and Preliminary Match Schedules are here!

Houston is Looking Good and We’re Eliminating the Bag!* (For Houston!**)

Apr 17, 2018 Written by Frank Merrick.

Information on Bag Checks for FIRST Championship Houston!

Afghanistan’s First Female Tech CEO on the Importance of Digital Literacy

Apr 17, 2018 By FIRST Staff

Serial entrepreneur Roya Mahboob mentors the acclaimed Afghan girls robotics team, which will be competing in FIRST Championship Detroit next week. Roya discusses her work in digital literacy for her nonprofit, Digital Citizen Fund, and the impact the “Afghan Dreamers” are having in Afghanistan.

Record Crowd Inspired by World’s Largest Celebration of Young Innovators and Changemakers at FIRST Championship in Detroit

More Than 40,000 People Attended FIRST Championship Presented by Qualcomm Incorporated This Week to Watch Students Compete with Team-Built Robots

FIRST Launch 2019’ Theme Celebrating Outer Space Announced for Upcoming Robotics Season Across All Four FIRST Programs

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FIRST Kicks Off World’s Largest Celebration of Young Innovators and Changemakers

More than 15,000 Students from 43 Countries Compete with Team-Built Robots and Showcase Innovation Skills at FIRST Championship in Houston with Support from Presenting Sponsor Qualcomm Incorporated and Others

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FIRST Championship and FIRST Alumni and Rising FIRST Alumni Opportunities

Apr 16, 2018 Written by Michelle Long, FIRST Alumni Relations.

A Tasty Schedule

Apr 13, 2018 Written by Frank Merrick.

Detailed information for the FIRST Championship Houston Divisions and Pit Assignments.

We've Got 2020 Vision

Apr 12, 2018 Written by Kate Pilotte, FIRST Robotics Competition Kit of Parts Manager.

Thank you National Instruments for extending their generous support of FIRST Robotics Competition through the 2020 and 2021 seasons!

Award Errors

Apr 11, 2018 Written by Frank Merrick.

Explanation of the Award Errors from this season.

FIRST, NI Extend Cooperation to Accelerate STEM Education for the Next Generation of Engineering Problem Solvers

NI to Continue Donating roboRIO Controllers to New FIRST® Robotics Competition Teams Through May 2021