What is FIRST?
FIRST is an international organization designed to inspire young people in the field of science and technology. It has programs for all ages, the largest of which is FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC for short). It is designed to add excitement and fun to the fields of science and technology.
Teams around the world partner with industry professionals to design and build working robots in the span of six weeks.
The teams then compete in a tournament style competition to show off their robots and share ideas with other teams.
It has a massive impact on the lives of its participants from teaching them skills in science and technology to promoting teamwork ad cooperation even with their competitors.