What is FIRST?

FIRST stands for “For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology.” It is a non-profit organization dedicated to expanding the knowledge of students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Through their competitions, FIRST prepares young minds to pursue STEM interests, and encourages Gracious Professionalism® and Coopertition ® (learn more about these here).

Below are some of the FIRST programs available, (click on the images to learn more):

JrFLL

FLL

FTC

FRC