FIRST® is the world’s leading youth-serving nonprofit helping young people discover a passion for STEM and develop both self-confidence and valuable, real-world skills that can open pathways to all types of career choices and outcomes. In FIRST, every kid can turn pro.
FIRST provides a progressive series of mentor-guided, team-based robotics challenges for students aged 4-18, designed to ignite curiosity and encourage exploration. A diverse community of adult coaches, mentors, educators, volunte
The FIRST Robotics Competition comprises over 4,000 teams worldwide and releases an annual challenge requiring teams to design, build, and program robots to compete in 3 vs. 3 games.
Members work with faculty advisors and mentors to design and build advanced robots to compete in the FIRST robotics competition.
After the game is revealed in January, FRC robots are built using computer-aided designs and advanced metalworking equipment. Over the course of an intensive 6-8 week period, Team 7426 builds a competition robot.
During the Fall semester, the FRC team focuses on building skills needed for the Spring semester build and competition season as well as raising the necessary funds to keep the team running smoothly. In some cases, the team also competes in off-season tournaments with the prior year’s robot during the Fall.
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