We unveiled the 2022 field game and launched a new initiative, Build the Future powered by Star Wars: Force for Change
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2022 FIRST® Robotics Competition Season Launches

During the FIRST Robotics Competition Kickoff broadcast sponsored by Ford on January 8, we launched our 2022 season, RAPID REACTSM presented by The Boeing Company, and unveiled an exciting new game. If you missed the broadcast, watch the archived Kickoff broadcast, read our season announcement, and visit the Game & Season page for all the details.



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Disney, Lucasfilm, and FIRST® Join Forces on “Build the Future”

For more than 20 years, Disney been a proud supporter of FIRST®, providing today’s youth with inspiration, access, and opportunity through STEM. This year, Disney and FIRST will continue to bring more hands-on learning opportunities to the next generation, empowering them to not only think big, but to develop the skills needed to become tomorrow’s heroes, innovators and forces for good.

Build the Future powered by Star Wars: Force for Change, our new initiative with Disney and Lucasfilm, will give FIRST teams around the world an opportunity to amplify their unique stories as thinkers, innovators, and forces for good and to demonstrate the use of their STEM skills, Gracious Professionalism®, and global citizenship while off the field.

Read more about this initiative and watch our announcement video featuring actors from the Star Wars galaxy Hayden Christensen, Ming-Na Wen, and Kelly Marie Tran.

OUR VISION: “...to transform our culture by creating a world where science and technology are celebrated and where young people dream of becoming science and technology leaders.”
— Dean Kamen, Founder