Jump Start has closed for the 2019/20 Season. New teams can register for the 2019/20 season starting in early May 2019.
Know anyone who might be interested in starting a FIRST Tech Challenge team? Would they like a FREE team registration?
Join the Jump Start program. You can start a team now, without the pressure of competition, and get connected to curriculum, events and other teams in the FIRST Tech Challenge community. And, when you register this year, you’ll get a FREE registration for next year. Visit the FIRST Tech Challenge page and for information.
FIRST British Columbia has grants available to Jump Start teams to help them get started.
Grant Application Deadline: April 15, 2019
Complete the application form by April 15, 2019 to be considered in for the Jump Start grant in British Columbia.
Some grants will be based on a specific criteria set by the sponsor, other grants are more open ended. The forms linked to below collect the information we need to allocate the grants. By completing our application your team will be reviewed for eligibility for all grants and considered for all grants for which your team is eligible. A more complete application will result in a better chance of receiving a grant.
All of the information collected in our application is relevant to the targets or goals of one or more of our grantors. Data collected in our application may be used in connection with grant reporting. Summary data could be used in newsletters, websites and marketing materials associated with FIRST British Columbia. At no time will student identifiable information be released or published.
If you are starting multiple teams, please complete a new application for each team.
Note: the link above is to to the FIRST Inspires website. Teams are encouraged to complete both grant applications. Please use the Contact page to let FIRST Robotics BC know if you are applying for the grants.