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To accommodate build seasons and local and remote events, FIRST is extending the 2020-2021 event season for all programs through the end of June 2021 and moving the 2021 FIRST Championship from April 2021 to later in the year. Here’s a quick overview of changes...

FIRST Tech Challenge Part-Time Volunteer Coordinator Description BASIC FUNCTION AND RESPONSIBILITY The primary role of the FIRST Tech Challenge Volunteer Coordinator is to provide the volunteer coordination function for all FIRST Tech Challenge competition events in the Kansas City region. FIRST Tech Challenge Volunteer Coordinator will help to identify,...

UPDATED 1:15 p.m. CST 3/12/2020 Please see this announcement from FIRST president Larry Cohen: Dear friends, colleagues & partners, It is with deep disappointment that I share an update on the immediate suspension of the current FIRST season and the cancellation of both Championship events. This decision has been...

Kansas City, Mo. (January 30, 2020)–The Flaming LEGO Lizards, a team of friends from across the KC metro, took home the top honors from the FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL) Regional Championship at Hy-Vee Arena on Saturday, Jan. 25. The competition included nearly 400 students in fourth through...

January 25, 2020, at Hy-Vee Arena. Click on the photo and then here to see the full photo album....

As FIRST in Western Missouri/Kansas continues to grow, we are seeking new talent for the key volunteer positions of Emcee and/or Game Announcer. At the 2019 Cow Town Throw Down, we will again be offering a training for anyone wanting to give the microphone a shot.  Some...

FRC Team 1939 - The Kuhnigits are so excited to have the opportunity to host our annual GoBabyGo Community Build and Hackathon this year on November 23rd from 8am to approximately 1pm. We're thankful for the Variety KC Children's Charity for being our sponsor at this event! Here's a video...

The Jackson County Sheriff's Department and the Fox 4 Love Fund for Children have teamed up to get metro-area kids ready for a new school year with a big Back to School Bash on Saturday, August 10, at the Independence Events Center. See how your team...

The Kansas Department of Education (KSDE) Annual Conference presents Success Showcase.  This takes place October 28-30, 2019 in Wichita at the Hyatt Regency Hotel.  FIRST in Kansas will be featured.  FIRST fits the Kansans CAN: Ignite theme and strands to support the State Board Vision...

Love FIRST? You can work with us for a whole year in every aspect of FIRST in Kansas City. Become a FIRST AmeriCorps VISTA. This program is great for someone who is deciding their next step or wants to give back to the FIRST community...