FIRST® Robotics Competition (grades 9-12) gives teams of 10 or more high school students and their adult mentors the opportunity to work and create together to solve a common problem. Challenged to design and build a robot using a standard “kit of parts” and within a common set of rules to play a sophisticated field game − with limited time − brings out the best in students and adults alike. The robot “game” changes every season and is always exciting.
$6,000 per team – Registration includes 2 District Events registration plus a basic kit of parts. Teams can choose to raise additional money and register for a 3rd Play District Event during one season at $1,000 per event
$1,000 – $3,000+ – Additional raw materials and parts to complete the robot build to expand beyond a very basic “kit bot”.
$1,000 – $2,000+ – Tools and equipment
$500 – $1,500 (optional) – Materials to build practice playing field components.
$500.00 – $2,000 (optional) – Team apparel, robot cart, meals, presentation materials, promotional items for team spirit, etc.
Other costs include travel if the event is out of town.
Additional Costs if team qualifies for World Championship
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This Season’s Competition Video January 2023