Tune in to Twitch on December 5; community center opens pathways to success; launch into the season with style; support the FIRST mission
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For Inspiration & Recognition of Science and Technology
Celebrate Computer Science Education Week with Kitboga

Tune in to the FIRST® Twitch Channel on December 5 from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET as Twitch star Kitboga celebrates Computer Science Education Week by building and coding at FIRST HQ.

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The Impact of a Community Robotics Center

Located at the University of Michigan College of Engineering, the Michigan Engineering Zone (MEZ) provides needed space, equipment, training, and mentoring to students from 19 Detroit-area FIRST® Robotics Competition teams, bringing the game-changing program to under-resourced communities.

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New FIRST Gear Available

Blast off into the season in style with the latest FIRST LAUNCH merch available in the FIRST e-store.

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FIRST Empowers Leaders

Through a FIRST STEM Equity Community Innovation Grant, high school student Tania Najnin is able to introduce hundreds of young girls to robotics. Watch Tania’s story and support young leaders today.



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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