- Mechanical: Motors | Pneumatics | Manufacturing
- Electrical: Control System
- Programming: Robot Code Directory | Software
- Design: Drive Train | Intakes | Manipulators | Shooters
- All technical topics
- Team management | FIRST Culture | Fundraising | Spirit | Scouting | Organizations
- People | All non-technical topics
FIRST is an organization founded by inventor Dean Kamen in 1989 as a way of getting students involved in and excited about science and technology. FIRST has grown from just a few hundred students and mentors in 1992, and now reaches over 400,000 students worldwide.