What is FIRST?
FIRST: For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology
FIRST is a nationwide organization aimed at promoting STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). The organization promotes engineering in youth across America. FIRST is behind the FRC (First Robotics Competition), FLL (First Lego League), FTC (First Tech Challenge), and Jr.FLL (Junior First Lego League). They were founded over 20 years ago by Dean Kamen who was an inventor.