FIRST (For the Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) is a program founded by Dean Kamen to inspire students to be leaders in science and technology, innovation, and foster well-rounded life capabilities including self-confidence, communication, and leadership in students as well as build science, engineering, technology and problem solving skills.There are four levels at which students can participate in FIRST.
- Jr.FLL - Ages 6-9
- FLL - Ages 9-16 (9-14 in the Us, Canada and Mexico)
- FTC - Grades 7-12 (Ages 14-18)
- FRC - Ages 14-18
This years game is Ultimate Ascent! The goal is to score points by shoot frisbees into goals and climbing your teams pyramid. Below is the kickoff video explaining more about the challenge.