FIRST ® Are the World's Leading Youth-Serving Nonprofit Advancing STEM Education

FIRST® Tech Challenge inspires young people to be science and technology leaders and innovators 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.

FIRST ®Tech Challenge India Championship

The highly competitive, tech-focused FIRST ® Tech Challenge Championship.

FIRST Tech Challenge students (3 to 15 participants & eligibility is from grade 7 to grade 10+2) learn to think like engineers. Teams design, build, and code robots to compete in an alliance format against other teams.

Robots are built from a reusable platform, powered by Android technology, and can be coded using a variety of levels of Java-based programming.


  • 1

    Register and Buy FTC Kit

    Form your team of 3-15 students and register with us.

  • 2

    Learn, Build and Practice

    Build your bot from FTC Kit. Building and learning resources will be provided to all registered teams.

  • 3

    India Championship

    Compete and participate in the India Championship

  • 4

    World Championship

    Top 2 Teams from India Championship will represent India at World Championship

FIRST® IN SHOWSM presented by Qualcomm

Bring STEM inspiration, holistic skill building, and fun to your classroom or after-school learning environment with collaborative problem solving during our arts-themed 2023-2024 robotics season.

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Lights, camera, STEAM! Science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM) inspire big ideas, bold action – and creativity. Our skills make it possible to create art and experiences that bring us together, entertain us, and move us. During our 2023-2024 arts-inspired robotics season, FIRST® IN SHOWSM presented by Qualcomm, we will celebrate the roles our STEM skills play in the arts and design and build a world of endless possibilities.
The future is yours to create.

Inspiring Generations of Global Citizens

668K+ students participated in the 2022-2023 season

There are FIRST® teams in ~100+ countries.

81% of FIRST® Alumni Declare Majors in STEM by their fourth year of college

83% of FIRST® Alumni have Confidence to Take Leadership Roles in School

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