About FIRST

FIRST‘s mission is to inspire young people to be science and technology leaders through exciting mentor-based programs in a competition setting.  These competitions build science, engineering and technology skills, inspire innovation, and foster well-rounded life capabilities including self-confidence, communication, and leadership.

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Programs

22,840 teams
228,400 students
From nearly 80 countries

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3,236 teams
32,360 students
200+ tournaments worldwide

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2,720 teams
68,000 high-school students
98 tournaments worldwide

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