New Mexico FIRST® LEGO® League
FIRST® Robotics Competition

Mentored by professional engineers, FIRST Robotics Competition teams compete with up-to-150-pound robots of their own design in this varsity Sport for the MindTM, combining the excitement of sport with the rigors of science and technology.

Students in grades 9-12 (ages 14-18) get to:
  • Work alongside professional engineers
  • Build and compete with a robot of their own design
  • Learn and use spohisticated hardware and software
  • Develope design, project management, programming, teamwork, strategic thinking, and Coopertition®  skills
  • Earn a place in the FIRST Championship
  • Access exclusive scholarships from hundreds of colleges/universities


Gracious Professionalism® is part of the ethos of FIRST. It's a way of doing things that encourages high-quality work, emphasizes the value of others, and respects individuals and the community.

At FIRST - Coopertition® is displaying unqualified kindness and respect in the face of fierce competition, and knowing that learning is more important than winning.

FIRST Core Values

We express the FIRST philosophies of Gracious Professionalism® and Coopertition® through our Core Values:
    •    Discovery: We explore new skills and ideas.
    •    Innovation: We use creativity and persistence to solve problems.
    •    Impact:  We apply what we learn to improve our world.
    •    Inclusion: We respect each other and embrace our differences.
    •    Teamwork: We are stronger when we work together.
    •    Fun: We enjoy and celebrate what we do!

FRC 2024 Challenge

New Mexico FRC Teams