#FIRSTChamp starts today! Join the fun virtually, and don’t miss our 2022-2023 season theme unveil on Saturday.
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Houston Welcomes FIRST® Championship

We’re excited to be back in Houston for FIRST® Championship, kicking off today, after two years of pandemic-related cancellations. Recently, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner welcomed the FIRST community back to the city in a special video message. Watch Mayor Turner's warm welcome »

Sylvester Turner, Mayor, City of Houston

How to Celebrate FIRST Championship from Home

FIRST Championship is a celebration of our 2021-2022 FIRST FORWARDSM presented by Qualcomm robotics season for the entire FIRST community. If you can’t join us in person, there are plenty of ways to celebrate from home, including:

Read more ways to celebrate FIRST Championship from home on the FIRST Community blog >>

Don’t Miss our 2022-2023 Season Theme Reveal

Innovation can’t wait. We’re unveiling our 2022-2023 FIRST season theme live on YouTube this Saturday, April 23, at 2 p.m. ET. Complete this form to receive an email reminder to tune in.

Watch our 2022-2023 season teaser video and turn on our YouTube channel notifications for the reveal »

Thank you, 2022 FIRST Championship Sponsors!

2022 FIRST Championship Event Sponsors include:  ARMI|BioFabUSA, The Argosy Foundation, BAE Systems, Bechtel Corporation, The Coca-Cola Company, DoD STEM, FedEx Corporation, Ford Motor Company, Gene Haas Foundation, Google, Houston First, John Deere, Mouser Electronics, Inc., NI, Novelis, Inc., PwC US, Rockwell Automation, Inc., SAIC, Society of Women Engineers, TE Connectivity, United Therapeutics Corporation, The Walt Disney Company, Waymo, Zebra Technologies

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