FIRST

FIRST

FIRST Robotics is an international organization that runs robotics competitions for students from SK to grade 12. FIRST stands for “For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology”

Mission
The mission of FIRST is to inspire young people to be science and technology leaders, by engaging them in exciting Mentor-based programs that build science, engineering and technology skills, that inspire innovation and that foster well-rounded life capabilities including self-confidence, communication and leadership.

Vision
“To transform our culture by creating a world where science and technology are celebrated and where young people dream of becoming science and technology leaders.” ~Dean Kamen, Founder of FIRST

The competitions are:
FIRST Robotics Competition
FIRST LEGO League
FIRST LEGO League Junior

See more information at www.firstinspires.org and www.firstroboticscanada.org