FIRST Robotics Competition Blog

Welcome to the FIRST Robotics Competition Blog

Your source of season information for the FIRST Robotics Competition.


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.

Replays and Montreal Finals

Mar 06, 2018 Written by Frank Merrick.

Details about the Montreal Finals.

New Award! Autonomous Award sponsored by Ford

Feb 27, 2018 Written by Frank Merrick.

Check out this new Championship-only Award sponsored by Ford!

FIRST POWER UP Audience Displays

Feb 26, 2018 Written by Danny Diaz, FIRST Robotics Competition Systems Engineer.

Details about the FIRST POWER UP Audience Displays are here!