Be a team player in
your own backyard.

Your FIRST stop in the Kansas City region for Sports for the Mind

Inspiring students to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math.

The roar of the crowd. The rumble
of the robots.
Game on.

FIRST Robotics Competition • Ages: Grades 9-12 (ages 14-18)

The premier arena for students and robots geared to run on hard work.

Dream big.
Build Bigger.
Engineer the best.

FIRST Tech Challenge • Grades 7-12 (ages 12-18)

For young minds who know programming isn't just what's on TV.

The path to
learning is paved in
multi-colored bricks.

FIRST LEGO© League • Grades 4-8 (ages 9-14)

A step in the right direction for future scientists and engineers.

It's never too early to start building
connections.

Jr. FIRST LEGO® League • Grades K-3 (ages 6-9)

Where discovering science and technology is child's play.

FIRST® LEGO® League announces details of its 2013-2014 “NATURE’S FURY SM” Challenge

MANCHESTER, N.H., August 27, 2013 ― In the 2013/14 FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL®) season, children from around the world are tackling an ambitious challenge: to research natural disasters and propose solutions for what can be done when intense natural events meet the places where people work, play, and live. The largest FLL season to date will include 230,000 children, ages 9-16, in more than 80 countries.

Partner Spotlight

2013 FIRST® Championship on April 24-27, 2013 at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, Missouri

Please mark your calendar! To assist in your planning, please see the 2013 FIRST Championship Schedule Overview located in the Event Resources section in the ride sidebar of this webpage.

 

2013 FIRST® Championship

Start of four days of FRC competition where the Regional winners from nine countries compete for top honors.

Community Information

We have made some great additions to our KC FIRST staff.  Click Here to meet the new (and veteran) KC FIRST additions.  Congratulations on your new roles: ... Read More

The KC FIRST season is off and running.  Click Here for important dates this season for all FIRST programs.  Also, check this website under Events for... Read More

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