Four Amazing Programs. One Amazing Community.
FIRST® Washington is an organization that offers a hands-on learning experience to inspire young people about science, technology, engineering, and math. FIRST® Washington welcomes students and volunteers from all backgrounds and abilities, and work hard to build an inclusive learning community. FIRST® Washington offers the most comprehensive STEM and career connected learning in the state.
Latest from FIRST® WASHINGTON:
Competition Schedule for FIRST LEGO League and FIRST Tech Challenge for the 2020-2021 season
Check back for more specific information closer to the event dates
FIRST LEGO League Challenge 2020-2021 Event Schedule
First Qualifier event week: 3/14/21 to 3/20/21
Second Qualifier event week: 3/21/21 to 3/27/21
Third Qualifier event week: 3/28/21 to 4/3/21
Western Washington Championship: 4/18/21 to 4/24/21
FIRST Tech Challenge 2020-2021 Event Schedule
First league event week: 3/31/21 to 4/6/21
Second league event week: 4/14/21 to 4/20/21
Interleague Championships: 4/25/21 to 5/1/21
- Match Play April 25th thru April 30th
- Judging happens on May 1st
- Award Ceremony May 1st @6pm
State Championships: 5/5/21 to 5/11/21
- Match Play May 5th thru May 10th
- Judging happens on May 11th
- Award Ceremony May 11th @ 6pm
LEGO® LEAGUE EXPLORE
Grades 2 - 4
Captures young curiosity by exploring real-world scientific challenges, learning teamwork, and working with motorized LEGO® elements.
LEGO® LEAGUE CHALLENGE
Grades 4 - 8
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.
Grades 7 - 12
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.
Grades 9 - 12
High school-aged teams compete head to head on a special playing field with robots they have designed, built, and programmed.