2022-2023 Florida FIRST Tech Challenge Season

Welcome to the 2022-2023 season for Florida FIRST Tech Challenge! This season game is POWERPLAY sponsored by Raytheon Technologies.

The Kickoff for this season is Saturday Sep 10th. While the Kickoff can be watched via the FIRSTINSPIRES website, it is recommended that Florida view the kickoff through the FIRST In Florida YouTube Channel.

About Florida FIRST

The Florida FIRST Tech Challenge season starts in September and runs through February. Student teams develop robots that can perform the tasks defined in the Challenge, then compete with, and against, other teams in their League Meets. The League Meets are relatively local to a group of teams with approximately one scrimmage and two to four meets. This followed by a League Championship usually in the late January time frame. The top teams from each League advance to the State Championship usually held in February. The top teams from state then qualify for the World Championship which is usually held in February.

The purpose of FIRST Tech Challenge is to give high school and middle school age students an opportunity to experience the fun and excitement of complex problem solving in a positive and supportive team environment.

Florida teams have had a long history of success at the highest levels. Florida has 6 World Champions. If you are interested in starting a team or questions bout the Florida FIRST Tech Challenge program, send an e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Information on the Global FIRST Robotics program is available at firstinspires.org.

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