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Check the corresponding program team resources page for information on robot kits, programming, rules, fundraising ideas and team cohesion tips. But in FIRST®, the greatest resource is OTHER TEAMS! Whether teams are in the same town or across the world, FIRST® students, mentors and alumni are always willing to help. While building your robot, don’t forget about our two main values:

Gracious Professionalism® - “A way of doing things that encourages high-quality work, emphasizes the value of others, and respects individuals and the community.” Click here to listen to FIRST® students define gracious professionalism?

Coopertition® - FIRST® student and teams compete on the field, but cooperate both on and off the field.

Grants can be applied for via the FIRST® website for both Rookie teams, teams Transitioning between programs, and teams attending the Championship Event . Grants are given on an as needed basis. More Info
Please follow the links below to view individual team resources. These links will take you to firstinspires.org

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Junior FIRST® LEGO® League (Jr. FLL®) encourages teams of 2-6 children ages 6-9 to become scientists to explore real-world applications of science and technology. Guided by coaches, students use teamwork, creativity, and imagination to research a scientific concept and build a LEGO® model with a motorized component and a Show Me Poster based on what they learn. More
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FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL®) is an engineering design challenge for teams of up to 10 children ages 9-14 (9-16 outside of North America) in which teams design, construct, and program LEGO®-based robots to play on a thematic surface. Teams also research real-world problems facing engineers and scientists. Guided by coaches, students develop critical thinking, teamwork, and presentation, and communication skills. More
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FIRST® Tech Challenge is a robotics program where teams of about 10 students in grades 7-12 to compete head to head in an alliance format against other teams. Teams are responsible for designing, building, and programming their robots using sound engineering principles and developing an innovative strategy to meet the game challenge. FTC® teaches students the value of hard work, innovation, and creativity in an environment that encourages teams to work together and share ideas. More
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FIRST® Robotics Competition® (FRC®) is a high-energy varsity Sport for the Mind® for approximately 25 or more students in grades 9-12. Under challenging time, budget, and resource constraints, teams design, construct, and program robots to perform tasks with and against other competitors. Teams also develop and market a team brand, raise funds, and bring STEM into their communities all while developing critical thinking, presentation, and teamwork skills. More
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