FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) was founded in 1989 to inspire young people's interest and participation in science and technology. Based in Manchester, NH, the 501(c)(3) not-for-profit public charity designs accessible, innovative programs that motivate young people to pursue education and career opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and math, while building self-confidence, knowledge, and life skills.

FIRST is More Than Robots. FIRST participation is proven to encourage students to pursue education and careers in STEM-related fields, inspire them to become leaders and innovators, and enhance their 21 st century work-life skills. Read more about the Impact of FIRST.


The mission of FIRST® is to inspire young people to be science and technology leaders and innovators, by engaging them in exciting mentor-based programs that build science, engineering, and technology skills, that inspire innovation, and that foster well-rounded life capabilities including self-confidence, communication, and leadership.


Check out the video* to see what the 2020 season will entail.

Interested in joining us for our upcoming 2020 season? Don't hesitate, find out more here!

*The official game animation for the 2020 FIRST Robotics Competition game, INFINITE RECHARGE is provided by FIRST. Cyborgs 3335 does not own nor claim to own the video above, nor any content therein. All rights belong to the respective owners. No infringement intended