FIRST ® Robotics Competition

Dubbed a “varsity sport for the mind,” FIRST ® Robotics Competition combines the excitement of sport with the rigors of science and technology. Under strict rules, limited resources, and time limits, teams of 25 students or more are challenged to raise funds, design a team “brand,” hone teamwork skills, and build and program a robot to perform prescribed tasks against a field of competitors. It’s as close to “real world” engineering that a student can get. Volunteer professional mentors lend their time and talents to guide each team.

Nevada FRC Awards Show – The Southwest Region 

Date: Saturday, May 8, 2021

Time: 12pm PST


All FIRST Robotics Competition 2021 Awards Shows: Use this link to see information for all the FRC award shows


Watch the “Beyond the Bots” recorded Game Design session from FIRST HQLink here

Upcoming FRC Workshops & TrainingLink here

Stay Up To Speed with the FIRST HQ FRC BLOGLink here

Join the FIRST Nevada FRC Facebook Group to stay connected –

FIRST HQ has published a new COVID-19 Season Guidance document (link here) and resources on the safety page (Link here).  2021 Virtual Kit of Parts list (link here).

Online safety training is now available for all FIRST Robotics Competition teams through the Safety Learning Portal. This training is designed to complement a team’s current safety program by providing more in-depth training on certain topics.


Grades 9-12 (ages 14-18) get to:

  • Learn from professional engineers.
  • Build and compete with a robot of their own design.
  • Learn and use sophisticated hardware and software.
  • Be exposed to design, project management, programming, teamwork, strategic thinking and Coopertition™.
  • Earn a place in the Championship.
  • Qualify for nearly $80 million in college scholarships


Links & Resources

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