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FIRST Innovation Faire & Scholarship Row - Houston

Join us for a Maker Faire-inspired area featuring FIRST Sponsors, Alliances, Suppliers, Scholarship Providers, and other Special Guests. All FIRST Championship attendees are encouraged to participate in the FIRST Innovation Faire, where attendees can receive exciting giveaways, witness new technology demonstrations, and participate in fun, hands-on activities for all ages. For more information, please contact us at InnovationFaire@firstinspires.org.


Wednesday: 11:00am – 5:00pm

*Thursday: 10:00am – 5:00pm

*Friday: 10:00am – 4:00pm

*Scholarship Row is only open Thursday and Friday.

Current Exhibitors include:

ABB Foundation
Abbott Fund
Automation Federation / ISA
DEKA Research & Development Corporation
FedEx Corporation
LEGO Education
Mouser Electronics
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
NCWIT Aspirations in Computing
Rockwell Collins, Inc.
Sigma Phi Delta
Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
Texas Instruments Incorporated
The Boeing Company
Triangle Fraternity
United States Air Force
Walt Disney Imagineering


Scholarship Row Exhibitors include:
Scholarship Row is only open Thursday and Friday.

Capitol Technology University
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - AZ
Florida Institute of Technology
Illinois Institute of Technology
Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico (ITAM)
Jacksonville University
Kettering University
Lawrence Technological University
Macquarie University
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Merrimack College
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Olin College of Engineering (Franklin W.)
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Syracuse University
University of Texas Arlington
Webb Institute
Worcester Polytechnic Institute

In 2018 over $50 million in college scholarships are being made available to FIRST Participants by nearly 200 Scholarship Providers