FIRST® Tech Challenge
About the Program
Grades 7-12; ages 12-18
In FIRST® Tech Challenge, teams of up to 15 students explore the possibilities of STEM through designing, building, programming, and operating robots to play a competition challenge in an alliance format. They practice engineering principles while realizing the value of teamwork, innovation, and sharing ideas, and participants are eligible to apply for $80M+ in college scholarships.
Start a Team
Please contact your local school to see if they have a FIRST Tech Challenge team established. If not, consider starting a team yourself. Once a team has been identified, in order to participate in FIRST Tech Challenge the team coach or representative must go through the following steps:
Register with FIRST.
Once the FIRST registration is complete the coach or team representative must pay the Northeast Florida League dues through Renaissance Jax.
Please note that not all teams are open for new team members. You must contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you'd like to inquire about a particular team.