FIRST Robotics BC

FIRST Robotics BC wants to encourage young people in British Columbia to become science and technology leaders. Kids from kindergarten through high school are engaged in exciting, mentor-based, research and robotics programs that help them become science and technology leaders, as well as well-rounded contributors to society.

For the 2019/2020 season the theme is FIRST RISE, powered by Star Wars: Force for Change.

FIRST Rise

FIRST LEGO League Jr.

FIRST LEGO League Jr. (FLLJr) introduces STEM concepts to kids from kindergarten – grade 3 while they work with a brand they know and love − LEGO®. More FFLJr info…

FIRST LEGO League Jr. Students
FIRST LEGO League Jr. Students

FIRST LEGO League

FIRST LEGO League (FLL) teams, grades 4 – 8, research a real-world problem as well as design, build, program, and compete with a LEGO MINDSTORMS® robot. Teams compete at events in British Columbia. More FLL info…

FIRST LEGO League Students
FIRST LEGO League Students

FIRST Tech Challenge

FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) teams, up to 10 students in grades 7–12, compete head to head, using a sports model. Teams are responsible for designing, building, and programming their robots to compete in an alliance format against other teams. In addition to league events, teams will compete in the FTC Championship in Victoria BC in February. More FTC info…

FIRST Tech Challenge Students
FIRST Tech Challenge Students

What’s the difference between FTC and FRC?

FIRST Robotics Competition

FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) teams of 10-50 students in grades 9-12 are challenged to raise funds, design a team “brand”, hone teamwork skills, and build and program life size robots. BC FRC teams will compete at a FRC Regional tournament in Victoria BC in March. More FRC info…

FIRST Robotics Students
FIRST Robotics Students