New Mexico FIRST® LEGO® League
FIRST® Tech Challenge

FIRST Tech Challenge students learn to think like engineers and produce an engineering notebook to document their progress. Teams develop strategies, build robots from a reusable, kit of parts, and compete head to head. 

Students in grades 7-12 (ages 12-18) get to:
  • Design, build, and program robots
  • Model a real-world engineering process
  • Apply math and science concepts
  • Develop stratigic problem-solving, organizational, and team-building skills
  • Build life skills while building robots and work towards participating in tournaments and FIRST Championship
  • Compete and cooperate in Alliances at tournaments
  • Access exclusive scholarships from hundreds of colleges/universities

Core Values

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!

 FTC 2022-2023 Challenge

New Mexico FTC Teams