Board of Directors Thank You & Welcome!

The 2016-2017 IndianaFIRST season has come to a close; the FIRST STEAMWORKS Gears are bring retired, and we’re packing up the fuel balls (at least until the off-season starts). IndianaFIRST would like to take this time to recognize... Read more »

Southern FLL Championship & Off-Season Events!

On January 28th, 2017 the Southern FIRST LEGO League Championship event was hosted by the Columbus - Purdue Polytechnic Institute and took place at the Foundation for Youth in Columbus, IN.Preparing the robot for the match! The... Read more »

Northern FLL Championship Results

On December 14th, 2016 the Northern FIRST LEGO League Championship event took place at the IPFW Gates Athletics Center Field House. The 2016 - 2017 FLL Challenge is called Animal Allies, and it focuses on solving real-world problems... Read more »

2016 Rookie Robot Quick Build Challenge

On October 17th, 2016, the Rookie Robot Quick Build Challenge was held at DOW AgroSciences in Indianapolis. All of IndianaFIRST 2017 FRC rookie teams made it to the event!  We had a total of 6 mentors and 31 students in attendance... Read more »

Announcment: 2017 IndianaFIRST District Event Sites

The 2016 FRC District Locations have been finalized! The IndianaFIRST Competition Committee, which is composed of volunteers from around the state, reviewed the bid proposals, visited sites, and evaluated potential event schedules. Criteria... Read more »

2016 FTC Indiana State Championship

FIRST Tech Challenge in Indiana ended its tournament season at Purdue University on Saturday, February 20th and what an exciting way to end it! We're watching an amazing laser show as closing ceremonies start! #inftccmp #omgftc... Read more »

Guest Post: Journey to FTC

This season, rookie FTC Team 9790: Vier Left has been asked to chronicle their experiences as they transition from a highly recognized FLL team to an FTC team. The word “journey” has taken on special significance for this team... Read more »


On Saturday, January 9th the 2016 FIRST Robotics Competition challenge was finally announced! This season, teams will be competing in the “FIRST STRONGHOLD” challenge and looks to be one of the most exciting games to date. In... Read more »

FIRST Robotic Competition Kickoff January 9th

On Saturday, January 9th the 2016 FIRST Robotics Competition game called FIRST STRONGHOLD will be released! The kickoff marks the beginning of the design and build season. Teams have the opportunity to meet at “local”... Read more »

FTC Qualifying Tournament Indy South

FIRST Tech Challenge in Indiana kicked off it’s tournament season at Indy South this past Saturday, and what an amazing event it was! A big thanks to Red Alert Robotics for hosting the event and to everyone who volunteered their... Read more »

Happy Holidays

2015 will soon be coming to close. IndianaFIRST would like to highlight some of the awesome events that took place in 2015.Checkout @TeamStorm100 with their @firstlegoleague Global Innovation Award! Congrats from @IndianaFIRST #omgrobots... Read more »

2015 Indiana FLL State Championship

It has been an exciting week for FIRST LEGO League in Indiana. The FIRST LEGO League Indiana Championship Tournament was held Saturday, December 12th, 2015 at Indiana University- Purdue University Fort Wayne. 52 teams from all over... Read more »

Check out the new FIRST brand!!

Out with the old and in with the new. FIRST has updated their brand and logos for the programs. Check them out here. New logos for the programs: To find out more about the new brand, watch here as Don explains the brand refresh. The... Read more »

Year-End Giving & IndianaFIRST

As the year comes to an end, consider making a donation to support IndianaFIRST as we inspire students to become leaders in Indiana STEM industries. In 2015 IndianaFIRST accomplished our goal of moving to the District Model of competition,... Read more »

FIRST Lego League (FLL)  2015 events

The FIRST Lego League 2015 competition season has officially kicked off and the teams are doing amazing! Seven qualifying events have been hosted so far this season that will advance winning teams to the State Championship, taking... Read more »

Rolls-Royce - Celebrating 100 Years

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2015 Dow AgroSciences Rookie Robot Challenge

On October 16, 2015, the 2015 Rookie Robot Challenge was held at DOW AgroSciences in Indianapolis. All of IndianaFIRST 2016 FRC rookie teams made it to the event!  The Rookie FRC teams had 8 mentors and 20 students in attendance... Read more »

CAGE Match 2015

On Saturday, October 17th 2015 Cyber Cards and Digital Goats held the seventh annual CAGE Match. This one-day event featured 30 FRC teams that competed on a basketball court-sized field, playing the 2015 FIRST Robotics Competition... Read more »

First annual IndyRAGE

On October 3rd, 14 FRC teams competed in the first annual Robotics All-Girls Event at Perry Meridian High School, hosted by FRC 234 - CyberBlue with support from Rolls-Royce. The goal of the Indy RAGE event, was to encourage girls... Read more »

Festival of Machines Demo!

On September 12th and 13th, students from local FRC teams attended the Festival of Machines Demo at Conner Prairie. The Festival of Machines’ goal is to provide spectators with hands-on opportunities to learn more about machines,... Read more »