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, 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!

 FTC 2023-2024 Challenge

New Mexico FTC Teams