A Message to the FIRST Community

Our first priority, as always, is the safety and wellness of the FIRST community. Learn more about what we're planning for the 2020-21 season

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FIRST ® Tech Challenge
Way More Than Building Robots

2020-2021 Game and Season Info

It’s time to be a game changer. Are you up for the challenge?
ULTIMATE GOALSM, presented by Qualcomm.

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Proven, Verifiable Impact!

87% Express Interest in Attending College

98% Problem Solving Skills Increase

100% Teamwork Skills Increase

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Start a Team

The really cool thing about FIRST Tech Challenge is...all skill levels are welcomed and needed, technical or non-technical. Student and adult team members are encouraged to bring any skills they already have, like coding, electronics, metalworking, graphic design, web creation, public speaking, videography, and more.

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Experience a FIRST Tech Challenge Event

Hard work pays off! Each FIRST Tech Challenge season culminates with local and regional events where qualifying teams compete for awards and a spot in the FIRST Championship.

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Cost & Registration

Costs for fielding a FIRST Tech Challenge team may vary depending on level of participation.

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FIRST Strategic Partners