Kickoff - JANUARY 6, 2024

FIRST Robotics Competition Kickoff


Take the Stage and Turn Up the Volume

Watch the FIRST® Robotics Competition 2024 season kickoff celebration January 6, 12:00 p.m. ET on FIRSTtv.

Featuring the debut of CRESCENDOSM presented by Haas, with appearances from FIRST® faves, including FIRST CEO Chris Moore, FIRST Founder Dean Kamen, and many more!

Selecting a Kickoff Event:

Lead mentor 1 or 2 may enter or edit their Kickoff information by following these steps (or view our step-by-step Kickoff Instructions with screenshots):

  1. Log in to your FIRST® account at
  2. Click the blue “Event Options” button located under the “Team Events” column
  3. Select the “Kit & Kickoff” link
  4. Enter your Kit and Kickoff information
  5. Click the blue “Submit” button

Teams can also find a Kickoff event near them by checking out the Event Search Page. Remember, if a team is unable to pick-up their Kickoff Kit at the local kickoff selected, an alternate team may be designated to do so. Additionally, teams may opt to instead be a "MySite" team for an additional charge. Please visit the Mysite & Surrogate Kit Pick Up Information page for additional details.



Learn more about FIRST Robotics Competition