We are FIRST®-RGV.
Inspiring young people to be science and technology leaders.
FIRST®-RGV is a non-profit group of professionals, mentors and various volunteers from science, technology and engineering careers. Our goal is to help students at all grade levels to explore the amazing power of a STEM career and have some of the hardest fun they will ever have in learning
FIRST ® LEGO® League Jr.
Captures young curiosity by exploring real-world scientific challenges, learning teamwork, and working with motorized LEGO® elements.
K – 3
FIRST ® LEGO® League
Elementary and middle school-aged students research a real-world engineering challenge, develop a solution, and compete with LEGO-based robots of their own design.
4 – 8
FIRST ® TECH CHALLENGE
Teams of middle and high school-aged students are challenged to design, build, and program a robot to play a floor game against other teams’ creations.
7 – 12
FIRST ® Robotics Competition
High school-aged teams compete head to head on a special playing field with robots they have designed, built, and programmed.
9 – 12
What we offer.
Your source for starting a robot team, getting grants and uniting with the other FIRST teams in the RGV
Is responsible for more than 19 million dollars a year in grants to students pursing education in STEM fields.
We will help you learn the basic skills to create a team, build a robot and find funding for team expenses.