FIRST in the Rio Grande Valley.
A proud member of FIRST in Texas.
FIRST RGV, INC.® is a non-profit group of professionals, mentors and various volunteers from science, technology and engineering careers. Our goal is to help students to enjoy the reward of a STEM career and have some of the hardest fun they will ever have in learning through sponsoring local FIRST Robotics events for those registered with US FIRST.
The Rio Grande Valley will become an official region as part of FIRST in Texas in fall of 2018!
FIRST Robotics Programs
FIRST ® LEGO® League Jr.
Captures young curiosity by exploring real-world scientific challenges, learning teamwork, and working with motorized LEGO® elements.
K – 3
FIRST ® LEGO® League
Elementary and middle school-aged students research a real-world engineering challenge, develop a solution, and compete with LEGO-based robots of their own design.
4 – 8
FIRST ® TECH CHALLENGE
Teams of middle and high school-aged students are challenged to design, build, and program a robot to play a floor game against other teams’ creations.
7 – 12
FIRST ® Robotics Competition
High school-aged teams compete head to head on a special playing field with robots they have designed, built, and programmed.
9 – 12
What we offer.
We are the area organizers for FIRST Robotics for the Rio Grande Valley for FIRST in Texas.
Is responsible for more than 22 million dollars a year in grants to students that participate in a FIRST robotics team.
We work with any FIRST robotics team in the RGV to get the training and resources needed to be successful.
Meet Our Champions
Special Skills Achieved from FIRST RGV
When you start a FIRST® team in your school, you get an opportunity to inspire students at all ages, on or off the team to become something great. Skills in science, technology, engineering and math expand out to coding / programming and building a robot to complete tasks in a coopertition robotics event. This program is in over 88 countries around the world and is a not for profit educational program. Sign up today and become part of the FIRST® family in the RGV.