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FIRST® Tech Challenge inspires young people to be science and technology leaders and innovators 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.

FIRST ®Tech Challenge India Championship

The highly competitive, tech-focused FIRST ® Tech Challenge Championship.

FIRST Tech Challenge students (3 to 15 participants & eligibility is from grade 7 to grade 10+2) learn to think like engineers. Teams design, build, and code robots to compete in an alliance format against other teams.

Robots are built from a reusable platform, powered by Android technology, and can be coded using a variety of levels of Java-based programming.


  • 1

    Register and Buy FTC Kit

    Form your team of 3-15 students and register with us.

  • 2

    Learn, Build and Practice

    Build your bot from FTC Kit. Building and learning resources will be provided to all registered teams.

  • 3

    India Championship

    Compete and participate in the India Championship

  • 4

    World Championship

    Top 2 Teams from India Championship will represent India at World Championship

From the machines that move us to the food that sustains us to the wireless technologies that connect us, energy plays an essential role in keeping our world running. During our 2022-2023 robotics season, FIRST ® ENERGIZE℠ presented by Qualcomm, FIRST teams across our programs will reimagine the future of sustainable energy and power their ideas forward.

In the POWERPLAY presented by Raytheon Technologies challenge, FIRST Tech Challenge teams will complete in an energy-driven game and test the limits of performance, efficiency, and endurance as they power their innovations forward.

Inspiring Generations of Global Citizens

679K+ students participated in the 2019-2020 season

There are FIRST® teams in ~110 countries.

81% of FIRST® Alumni Declare Majors in STEM

83% of FIRST® Alumni have Confidence to Take Leadership Roles in School

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