Houston Welcomes All

FIRST is excited to return to Houston for a celebration of this year's robotics season.
Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner welcomes the FIRST community back to the city in a video message:


Did you know?

  • Houston is the most diverse city in the United States, with at least 145 languages spoken by its residents
  • Houston has the largest LGBTQ+ population in Texas
  • Houston was the first major city in the country to elect an openly gay mayor
  • There are 161 human rights organizations in the greater Houston area
  • Houston is home to the second largest concentration of Fortune 1000 companies in the U.S., behind New York City
  • Houston has a young population, with its largest population segment the ~22% of residents aged 5 to 19