Four Amazing Programs. One Amazing Community.
FIRST® Washington 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. With the help of community and industry support, FIRST® Washington offers the most comprehensive STEM and career connected learning in the state.
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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.