About FIRST

About FIRST/FRC:

FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition in Science and Technology) is an international organization, which hosts annual competitions to inspire students to pursue science and engineering careers. Combining stem education curriculum with sporting event like tournaments giving science and technology an exciting twist. Along the way, members practice and learn skills that are important for the future, such as public speaking, technical presentation skills, teamwork, and cooperation with teammates as well as mentors.

FRC (first robotics competition) is a high school robotics program in which participants design, prototype, and build a robot during the six-week build season from the beginning of January to the middle of February. FRC not only promotes the development of robotics, but is also devoted to the personal growth of its members through gracious professionalism.