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.

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 2023 Challenge

New Mexico FRC Teams