impact
FIRST
participants are
significantly more likely to
attend college, twice as
likely to go on to major in
science or engineering, and
three times as likely to major
specifically in engineering.
vision
“To transform our culture by creating a
world where science and technology
are celebrated and where young
people dream of becoming science and
technology leaders.”
Dean Kamen, Founder
mission
To inspire young people to be science and
technology leaders, by engaging them in
exciting Mentor-based programs that build
science, engineering, and technology skills, that
inspire innovation, and that foster well-rounded
life capabilities including self-confidence,
communication, and leadership.
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200 Bedford Street
l
Manchester, NH 03101
n
800 .871.8326
FIRST
®
, the
FIRST
®
logo,
FIRST
®
Robotics Competition, FRC
®
,
FIRST
®
Tech Challenge, FTC
®
, Coopertition
®
, and Gracious Professionalism
®
are registered trademarks, and Sport for the Mind™,
Rebound Rumble
sm
, and BOWLED OVER!
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are common law trademarks, of the United States Foundation for Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (
FIRST
®
). LEGO
®
and
MINDSTORMS
®
are registered trademarks of The LEGO Group.
FIRST
®
LEGO
®
League, FLL
®
, Junior
FIRST
®
LEGO
®
League, Jr.FLL
®
, FOOD FACTOR
sm
, and SNACK ATTACK
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are jointly held
trademarks of
FIRST
and The LEGO Group. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. ©2013
FIRST
. All rights reserved.
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