FIRST Robotics Competition Game & Season Info

POWER THE FUTURE

Renewable sources of energy are everywhere, all the time. Working together in the 2020 season of FIRST® Robotics Competition, INFINITE RECHARGESM, we can support boundless innovation and create a society that’s empowered, inspired, and hopeful. Kickoff and game reveal are January 4, 2020. 

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What is FIRST Robotics Competition?

Combining the excitement of sport with the rigors of science and technology. We call FIRST Robotics Competition the ultimate Sport for the Mind. High-school student participants call it “the hardest fun you’ll ever have.”

Impact

The positive impact on FIRST Robotics Competition participants is gratifying and well documented. Over 88% have more interest in doing well in school and 92% are more interested in attending college. View the impact resources.

Team Basics

The really cool thing about FIRST Robotics Competition is…all skill levels are welcomed and needed, technical or non-technical.

Please note FIRST does not match children to existing teams due our privacy policy. We encourage those looking for a team to contact their local schools, libraries, or youth organizations who may have a team in place or interest in starting one.

Start a FIRST Robotics Competition Team

The FIRST Robotics Competition gives high school students and their adult mentors the opportunity to work and create together to solve a common problem.

Cost & Registration

What does it cost to participate? There are costs involved with forming a FIRST Robotics Competition team and they can vary from team to team and region to region depending on what level of participation the team chooses.

The Event Experience

Hard work pays off! Each FIRST Robotics Competition season culminates with district and regional events where qualifying teams compete for awards and a spot at the FIRST Championship.

Alumni and Scholarships

High School level FIRST Participants become FIRST Alumni and gain access to exclusive education funding as part of the FIRST Scholarship Program.

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