The FIRST Championship is the culmination of the season for all FIRST programs, bringing together three separate robotics competitions for the ultimate Sport for the Mind™. The event includes the FIRST Robotics Competition Championship, the FIRST Tech Challenge World Championship, and the FIRST LEGO League World Festival. Also featured is the FIRST LEGO League Jr. World Festival Expo.

Visit the FIRST Championship website.

Volunteers are vital component of this event with more than 1,000 volunteer roles available at each Championship. Save the dates now and join us for one or both of these exciting events:  FIRST Championship, Houston April 19-22 in Houston, TX and FIRST Championship, St. Louis April 26-29 in St. Louis, MO

Volunteer at the FIRST Championship

Minimum Age to Volunteer

  • FIRST Robotics Competition / FIRST LEGO League - 16 years and older
  • FIRST Tech Challenge / FIRST LEGO League Jr. - 13 years and older, if parent or parent approved guardian is volunteering alongside the minor; otherwise 16 and older.

How to Apply to a Volunteer Role

Volunteer registration will be available for all four programs at both Championship locations by November 23, 2016. 

  • Use your existing account or create a new one in the Volunteer Information and Matching System (VIMS)
  • Choose the program and location where you would like to volunteer. For the Championships the locations are either Texas or Missouri.
  • Apply for a role. Note: Applying for a role does not guarantee assignment. You will be notified via email when an assignment has been made.