Welcome to the 2017 FIRST Championship
The FIRST® Championship presented by Qualcomm® Incorporated is the culmination of the season’s FIRST programs, bringing together tens of thousands of students of all ages for the ultimate celebration of science and technology. The event features the FIRST® Robotics Competition Championship, the FIRST® Tech Challenge World Championship, the FIRST® LEGO® League World Festival, and the FIRST® LEGO® League Jr. World Festival Expo. In 2017, FIRST will host two Championship events:
Houston, TX - April 19-22, 2017
St. Louis, MO - April 26-29, 2017
Internal and external studies are conducted to assess impact on youth participants including understanding changes in STEM interest and intent, education achievement, post-high school plans, career intent and outcomes related to 21st century work skills, as a result of participating in FIRST.