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In the 2021-2022 season, FIRST® FORWARDSM presented by Qualcomm, FIRST® teams will explore the future of transportation. From the shipment of packages in rural and urban areas, to disaster relief delivery and high-tech air transit, teams will re-imagine faster, more reliable, inclusive, and sustainable transportation innovations that better connect and grow communities and economies around the world.

This year, FIRST teams will address today’s global challenges related to United Nations Sustainable Development Goal #9, focused on building resilient infrastructure, promoting inclusive and sustainable industrialization, and fostering innovation. By encouraging FIRST participants to think about future transportation sustainability, we’re also empowering them to be the next generation of leaders and innovators, tackling the world’s toughest challenges.

Build a Path Forward in FREIGHT FRENZY

In FREIGHT FRENZYSM presented by Raytheon Technologies, teams and their robots must navigate a complex transportation system by traversing barriers and racing against time to load and deliver essential items to those who need them most.

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UNPACK THE FREIGHT FRENZY DETAILS

Watch the game animation for a closer look at FREIGHT FRENZY and important game details, rules, point-scoring, and game-play options...

 
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Welcome to FIRST® Tech Challenge

FIRST® Tech Challenge Program Director, Ken Johnson, shares season insights and tips for new and returning teams as you set off to explore the future of transportation.

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FUEL UP ON FREIGHT FRENZY

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