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 – traveled 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.

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Houston: April 15 - 18, 2020
Detroit: April 29 - May 2, 2020

2020 Location Advancement Map

 

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

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Houston

George R. Brown Convention Center
April 15-18, 2020

Housing & Badging

Detroit

Cobo Center
April 29 - May 2, 2020

Housing & Badging

2019 FIRST Championship Sponsors

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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.

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