A CELEBRATION OF SPACE, INNOVATION & STEM INSPIRATION

For back-to-back weeks in April, more than 70,000 people from around the world – plus 1,300 robots – will travel to Houston and Detroit to celebrate inspiring young innovators, leaders, and changemakers at the 2019 FIRST® Championship presented by Qualcomm® Incorporated. Join us to experience something extraordinary – and we don’t mean the robots.

 

Students
30,000+
Students
Attendees
70,000+
ATTENDEES
Teams
1,400
TEAMS
Countries
70+
COUNTRIES
Volunteers
2,400
VOLUNTEERS

Attend the Championship

Houston

George R. Brown Convention Center
April 17-20

Housing & Badging

Detroit

Cobo Center
April 24-27

Housing & Badging

GET THE FIRST CHAMPIONSHIP APP

The FIRST Championship app makes it easy to access all FIRST Championship information such as teams, maps, exhibitor information, and schedules. Right-click for link to share with your friends!

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2019 FIRST Championship Sponsors

Congratulations to Nokia Bell Labs, winner of the 2019 FIRST Championship Sponsor Video contest!

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FIRST Championship Merch

The FIRST Store is your source for authentic FIRST merchandise made exclusively for the FIRST #STEMsquad. Choose from the newest gadgets, t-shirts, apparel, hats, backpacks, accessories, and fun gift ideas.

FIRST LAUNCH lunchbox

FIRST LAUNCH Lunch Box

DESTINATION: DEEP SPACE t-shirt

Rainbow Rocket Tee

FIRST LAUNCH travel mug

FIRST LAUNCH Travel Bottle

Visit The Store