FIRST Robotics Competition Blog

Welcome to the FIRST Robotics Competition Blog

Your source of season information for the FIRST Robotics Competition.


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!

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.

Get Your Voice Heard at FIRST Championship and Visit with DeejayKnight One Last Time

Apr 10, 2018 Written by Jamee Luce, Team Advocate, FIRST Robotics Competition

Find out how YOUR video can be seen at FIRST Championship, plus tune in with DeejayKnight one last time before Champs!

2018 FIRST Championship Layouts

Apr 05, 2018 Written by Toby Clarke, Program Manager, FIRST Robotics Competition.

How Are We Doing, DeejayKnight, and How to Tell if a Team is in Your Hotel

Mar 28, 2018 Written by Frank Merrick.

FIRST POWER UP results from Week 3, plus information about DeejayKnight's next visit to a FIRST team! And, you can always tell when you are staying in a FIRST hotel!

PTC’s Vuforia Chalk lets FIRST teams collaborate in Augmented Reality

Mar 19, 2018 Written by Brian Wachutka, PTC.

Check out PTC's new computer vision and AR platform, Vuforia!

Join Twitch Partner DeejayKnight on FIRST Twitch Channel starting March 14!

Mar 13, 2018 Written by FIRST Marketing.