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, 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

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FIRST Dashboard

Adult Award Submitter

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Email Automation Direct

Any Team Member

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FIRST Dashboard

Student Award Submitter

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FIRST Dashboard

Student Award Submitter

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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.

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: Event Results to see past winners.