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2025 FIRST® Championship 
Houston, April 16-19, 2025

Hosted by FIRST®, FIRST Championship is a culminating, international event for our youth robotics competition season and an annual celebration of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) for our community as we prepare young people for the future. Qualification and advancement to participate in FIRST Championship varies by program. 

Watch a recap below from the 2024 FIRST Championship for a preview of this inspiring event.



For more information about how to get involved as a 2025 FIRST Championship Sponsor and beyond, please email us at


FIRST Championship Updates: 2025 & Beyond

On June 26, 2024, FIRST Leadership shared some important updates pertaining to FIRST Championship, including dates, host cities, team lodging policies, advancement, and qualification. Read about the updates on the FIRST Community blog.

2024 FIRST Championship Sponsors

Thank you to 2024 FIRST Championship presenting sponsor BAE Systems and all our sponsors!

Continued thanks to our FIRST Strategic Partners and Founding Sponsors


2024 - 2025 Season

Program registration is open for our 2024-2025 robotics season, FIRST® DIVESM presented by Qualcomm, which challenges FIRST participants to work together to explore the role STEM skills play in the arts and bring their ideas to life.

The new season kicks off August 6 with FIRST® LEGO® League challenge release, followed by FIRST® Tech Challenge in September and FIRST® Robotics Competition in January, and culminates in April with the 2025 FIRST Championship.