FIRST® Core Values

To further unify the mission of FIRST® and create consistency as students progress through our programs, we have created a cross-program set of values that represents the FIRST experience and the FIRST community. We are pleased to share with you the FIRST Core Values.

FIRST Core Values

We express the FIRST® philosophies of Gracious Professionalism® and Coopertition® through our Core Values:

  • Discovery: We explore new skills and ideas.
  • Innovation: We use creativity and persistence to solve problems.
  • Impact:  We apply what we learn to improve our world.
  • Inclusion: We respect each other and embrace our differences.
  • Teamwork: We are stronger when we work together.
  • Fun: We enjoy and celebrate what we do!
Download the FIRST Core Values and guidelines.

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