Plus, don't forget to follow FIRST on social media to be the first to see our 2024-2025 season reveal
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How to Celebrate FIRST® Championship from Home

The 2024 FIRST® Championship, running today through Saturday at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas, is a celebration of the FIRST IN SHOWSM presented by Qualcomm season for our community. If you can’t join us in person, there are plenty of ways to celebrate from home: 

🤖 Watch robot matches live on FIRSTtv. See what’s streaming at

🤖 Join the #FIRSTChamp conversation on social media. Connect with FIRST on Instagram, TikTok, LinkedIn, and Facebook, and use hashtags #thatsafirst and #PeopleofSTEAM to tell your own FIRST story.

🤖 Play the FIRST Championship Scavenger Hunt. Download the 2024 FIRST Championship App presented by Bechtel and select the FIRST Championship Scavenger Hunt tab for virtual and in-person options and raffle opportunities.

Learn more about FIRST Championship >>

Don’t miss the 2024-2025 Season Reveal

We'll be flooding our social media feeds with the reveal of the 2024-2025 FIRST season on April 20 at 1:00 p.m. ET.

If you’re attending FIRST Championship in person, be sure to attend your program’s closing ceremony for a glimpse at next season! 

Follow FIRST on social media to be the first to know: LinkedIn | Instagram | Facebook

Get the Most of Your In-Person FIRST Championship Experience

If you plan to join us in Houston, please note FIRST requires every FIRST Championship attendee to be registered and badged.

When you’re not experiencing the thrill of competition, make the most of your experience:   

🤖 FIRST Championship Conferences: Join us for FREE conferences April 17-19 on a wide variety of topics, such as program-specific resources, workforce development, school and education implementation, and more! Download the 2024 FIRST Championship App to see the full conference schedule.  

🤖 Innovation Faire: The Innovation Faire on Level 2 brings together FIRST sponsors, supporters, and students with engaging interactive events and booths in celebration of STEM. There will also be a college scholarship row and other interactive exhibits.

The Innovation Faire will be open April 17-19, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. CT.

Thank you to all FIRST Championship Sponsors for supporting our event!

Even More Championship Fun

🤖 Block Party: The FIRST Championship Discovery Green Block Party will host many activities throughout the week, such as giant family and lawn games, Live Band Karaoke, Silent Disco, and musical acts. Discovery Green is directly across from the George R. Brown Convention Center. A detailed schedule of activities is available in the 2024 FIRST Championship App

🤖 Family Engagement Zone: Participate in LEGO® mural making, Six Bricks games, building challenges, and more April 18-19 on Level 3

Download the FIRST Championship App for more details >>

FIRST in the News: Bloomberg Businessweek Podcast

FIRST Founder Dean Kamen joined the hosts of Bloomberg Businessweek Podcast to talk about FIRST Championship and the importance of STEM education to the business community. "I think STEM is finally — and I'd like to think FIRST has something to do with it — really becoming front and center to serious people that are looking to the long-term future of this country's needs," he said. "We have to get all kids from all backgrounds more excited about STEM."

Listen to Dean Kamen's interview on >>
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— Dean Kamen, Founder