FIRST Robotics Newfoundland & Labrador

FIRST Robotics Newfoundland & Labrador is a not-for-profit with a mission to inspire young people of Newfoundland and Labrador to pursue further studies and careers in science, technology, engineering, and entrepreneurship.  This will be achieved through the delivery of exciting mentor-based programs such as FIRST LEGO League Challenge and FIRST LEGO League Explore.  They help students build STEM and problem solving skills, while also fostering well-round life capabilities such as  self-confidence, communication, and leadership.   

For 18 years, FIRST Robotics NL has been a Partner with For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) which is an international youth organization that operates the FIRST Robotics CompetitionFIRST LEGO League ChallengeFIRST Lego League Explore, and FIRST Tech Challenge competitions.

Below, is the two programs that we offer in Newfoundland & Labrador

Our Programs

FIRST LEGO League Explore

FIRST LEGO League Explore (previously FLL Jr) introduces STEM concepts to students from Grade 1 - 4 while they work with a brand they know and love − LEGO®.

FIRST LEGO League Challenge

FIRST® LEGO® League Challenge is a robotics program that introduces students to science and technology in a sporty atmosphere.

2020/2021 FIRST Theme

For the 2020/2021 season the theme is FIRST Game Changers, powered by Star Wars: Force for Change.

Sponsors & Partners

Sponsors and partners are an extremely important part in the delivery of the FIRST LEGO League Challenge and FIRST LEGO League Explore programs to students in this province.  Below is a list of some of our sponsors and partners, but for a more detailed list go to;

Becoming a Sponsor

For more information about becoming a FIRST Robotics NL sponsor go to HERE.

FIRST Robotics in Canada

FIRST Robotics competitions are offered and delivered through a number of organizations throughout Canada: