Branches of FIRST


High school-aged teams compete head to head on a special playing field with robots they have designed, built, and programmed


Teams of middle and high school-aged students are challenged to design, build, and program a robot to play a floor game against other teams’ creations


Elementary and middle school-aged students research a real-world engineering challenge, develop a solution, and compete with LEGO-based robots of their own design


Captures young curiosity by exploring real-world scientific challenges, learning teamwork, and working with motorized LEGO® elements.