FIRST Founded by Dean Kamen and Woodie Flowers in 1989, FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) is an international youth organization. Their mission is to inspire young people to pursue education and career opportunities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields (STEM). FIRST holds annual robotics competitions such as FRC (FIRST Robotics Competition), FLL (FIRST Lego League), FLL Jr., and FTC (FIRST Tech Challenge) in various locations around the world.FIRST Home
FRC is a high-paced, exhilarating event that allows youth to show their potential and to demonstrate their talents in a competitive but positive workspace. This is a highly publicized event, with thousands gathering at sites around the world to compete and watch.