Awards

 

FIRST Robotics Competition celebrates the excitement of competition both on and off the field. Through the following awards, we celebrate the FIRST Core Values which makes us so much #morethanrobots. Please note that different event types (e.g. Regional events, District Competitions, FIRST Championship) offer a different set of awards. Not every award is presented at every FIRST Robotics Competition event. Details by event type are available on the linked pages below.

 

​Important Award Deadlines:

FIRST Dashboard

Student Award Submitter or
Lead Mentor 1 or 2

February 17, 2022, at 3pm ET

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FIRST Dashboard

Adult Award Submitter or 
Lead Mentor 1 or 2

February 10, 2022, at 3pm ET

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Digital Animation Award 
sponsored by AutomationDirect.com

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Any Team Member

January 27, 2022 at 11:59pm ET

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Safety Animation Award 
sponsored by UL

FIRST Dashboard

Student Award Submitter or
Lead Mentor 1 or 2

December 2, 2021 at 3pm ET 

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FIRST Dashboard

Student Award Submitter

February 10, 2022, at 3pm ET

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FIRST® Robotics Competition Awards

The awards are grouped into four categories: Machine, Creativity, and Innovation Awards, Team Attribute Awards, Submitted Awards, and Robot Performance Awards. The Founder’s Award and Volunteer of the Year Award stand alone.

To be eligible for any award, teams will be required to follow FIRST Core Values, demonstrate Gracious Professionalism®, and implement and follow appropriate safety practices.

 

Robot Performance Award

Finalist - Celebrates the Alliance that makes it to the final match of the competition.

Highest Rookie Seed Award - Celebrates the highest-seeded rookie team at the conclusion of the qualifying rounds. 

Winner - Celebrates the Alliance that wins the competition.

Other Awards

Founder’s Award - Recognizes the organization or individual that has contributed significantly to the growth of FIRST.

Volunteer of the Year Award - Presented to an individual, business, or organization that consistently excels in their efforts, with proven results in the areas of impact, leadership, personal commitment, community, and historical contributions.​

See also the FRC-Events Website to see past award winners.