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What is FIRST?

First is an international youth organization that strives to inspire young people to be science and technology leaders and innovators by engaging them in an exciting Mentor-based program that builds science, engineering, and technology skills that inspire innovation, and that foster well-rounded life capabilities including self-confidence, communication, and leadership.

FIRST in Michigan

FIM, The Michigan branch of FIRST is a volunteer based organization that is spread over 16 districts throughout Michigan that works to establish a sustainable FIRST Robotics Competition team at every High School in Michigan, in which to help foster early intrest in FIRST Robotics Competition through the Junior FIRST LEGO League in early elementary schools, FIRST LEGO League in late elementary to early middle schools, and FIRST Tech Challenge in Late middle school.

Vision and Mission

Gracious Professionalism & Co-opertition

FIRST Impact

FIRST Impact in Marquette

FIRST Robotics Competition (high school-level)

Cold Logic

FIRST Tech. Challenge (middle school-level)

Robotic Narwhals


Black Rock Bots

FIRST Lego League & Jr. Lego League (elementary school-level)

FIRST Scholarship Program

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