Tune in to FIRST® TV for the 2019 Season Teaser Release:
Tune in to FIRST TV
at 7 PM ET on Tuesday, September 18 for the teaser reveal show! More information can be found here
Is your team ready to Launch your Mission into the 2019 season?
Make sure your team is “Event Ready”* by updating your team profile on the Dashboard
. Your team will need to have two current Lead Coach/Mentors in place, who have completed the Youth Protection Policy Screening (U.S. and Canada teams), in order to select your preferences during the First Preference round
*If your team is ‘Event Ready’ by Noon Eastern Time on September 20, you will be eligible for a chance to receive a free 2019 registration
Need help with registration?
Reach out to us for additional assistance: Team Support will have extended phone support available until 8:00 PM ET on Tuesdays and Wednesdays through October 31, 2018 (regular business hours are Monday-Friday, 8:30 AM -- 5:00 PM ET).
FIRST Scholarship Program
: The 2018-2019 scholarships are now live. Check out $80 million worth of scholarships, 200+ scholarship providers, and 2,500+ unique scholarship opportunities at firstinspires.org/scholarships
NASA FIRST® Robotics Competition Sponsorship Application for U.S. Teams:
The deadline to submit is Sunday, September 30 at 11:59 PM ET.
Please visit this page
for more information and to apply.
Rookie Funding Available to Eligible FIRST® Robotics Competition Teams: View more details and apply now!
The grant application deadline is Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 11:59 PM ET
. Teams will be notified about whether they have been awarded the grant on Friday, November 9.
has partnered with the crowdsourcing organization DonorsChoose.org. Partial funding for FIRST Robotics Competition team materials is now available
to U.S. public and charter school teachers, thanks to #NewsCorp & #DonorsChoose. Teachers can receive funding for robot parts, tools, 3D printers, or any other team materials! Learn more