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. Participants of FIRST will learn life skills in communications, business planning, programming / coding and be inspired to become a leader for tomorrows generation!
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, learning programming / coding, 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 science, technology and engineering fields.
We will help build skills in coding / programming, marketing, business and how to build a robot for a fun competitive robotics program.
Meet Our Partners
Special Skills Achieved from FIRST RGV
When you start a FIRST team in your school, you get an opportunity to inspire students at all ages, on or off the team to become something great. Skills in science, technology, engineering and math expand out to coding / programming and building a robot to complete tasks in a coopertition robotics event. This program is in over 88 countries around the world and is a not for profit educational program. Sign up today and become part of the FIRST RGV family.