FIRST Programs


FIRST LEGO League Junior

FIRST LEGO League JuniorFocused on building an interest in science and engineering in children ages 6-9, FIRST LEGO League Junior is a hands-on program designed to capture young children’s inherent curiosity and direct it toward discovering the possibilities of improving the world around them.  Just like FIRST LEGO League, this program features a real-world challenge, to be solved by research, critical thinking and imagination. Guided by adult coaches and the FIRST LEGO League Junior Core Values, students work with LEGO elements and moving parts to build ideas and concepts and present them for review.  FIRST LEGO League Junior is a non-competing division of FIRST.

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FIRST LEGO League

FIRST LEGO LeagueFIRST LEGO League introduces students (9-14yrs old) to real-world engineering challenges by building LEGO-based robots to complete tasks on a thematic playing surface. FIRST LEGO League teams, guided by their imaginations and adult coaches, discover exciting career possibilities and, through the process, learn to make positive contributions to society.

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FIRST Tech Challenge

FIRST Tech ChallengeFIRST Tech Challenge is designed for students 14-18yrs old, grades 9-12, who want to compete head to head, using a sports model. Teams of up to 10 students are responsible for designing, building, and programming their robots to compete in an alliance format against other teams. Teams, including coaches, mentors and volunteers, are required to develop strategy and build robots based on sound engineering principles. Awards are given for the competition as for well as for community outreach, design, and other real-world accomplishments.

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FIRST Robotics Competition

FIRST FIRST Robotics CompetitionRobotics Competition designed for students 14-18yrs old, grades 9-12, who want to compete head to head, using a sports model. Teams are responsible for designing, building, and programming their robots to compete in an alliance format against other teams. Teams, including coaches, mentors and volunteers, are required to develop strategy and build robots based on sound engineering principles. Awards are given for the competition as for well as for community outreach, design, and other real-world accomplishments.

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