"Combining the excitement of sport with the rigors of science and technology."

"The ultimate sport for the mind."

"The hardest fun you'll ever have."

"The only sport where everyone can go pro."

The FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) is part of the FIRST (For inspiration And Recognition of Science and Technology) program. Started by entrepreneur Dean Kamen, FIRST has four levels of participation from the earliest grades through high school. FRC alone involves almost 100,000 students on nearly 4000 teams in 35 nations. Additionally, FIRST provides over $80 million in college, university, and technical program scholarships.

Visit https://www.firstinspires.org/about/vision-and-mission for more information.