FIRST® Robotics Competition Blog

Find inspiration and updates about our program, which challenges teams of students to design, program, and build industrial-size robots in a head-to-head challenge.

    Future Robot Control System Update
    FIRST Championship Updates: 2025 & Beyond
    Welcome Bryan Herbst as new Co-Chief Field Supervisor
    Building Something During Offseason? Check out the Hack Club Arcade!
    Using New Radios at 2024 Off-Season Events
    South Carolina Forming Independent District
    Introducing a New, United FIRST Community Blog
    2024 Summer Plans
    Continuous Improvement of the Kit of Parts
    Youth Protection Reminders & Updates
    IYKYK: Build Season One-Liners
    The Role of Mentors in FIRST Robotics Competition
    Expanding the FIRST Toolbox with Artificial Intelligence
    Introducing a New Way to Register Youth in the U.S. & Canada
    Overcoming Adversity – The Story of Team Belize
    Guest Blog: Charge Up Your Community with Impactful Outreach
    Celebrating our 2023 FIRST Volunteer of the Year Recipients!
    From FIRST to the Careers of the Future: How Robotics Projects Prepare Students for Success
    How Luke Kindelin Uses the FIRST Mentor Network Sponsored by NI to Inspire Students
    FIRST Teams One Step Closer to Global Innovation Awards
    FIRST Robotics Competition Judging Update for FIRST Alumni
    FIRST alum Krista speaks about  the power of mentoring at Haas Technical Education center
    #IRL: Broncos Star Casey Kreiter on STEM in Football and Robotics