FIRST Tech Challenge Netherlands

The mission of FIRST

Brought to the Benelux

FIRST participation is proven to encourage students to pursue education and careers in STEM-related fields, inspire them to become leaders and innovators, and enhance their 21st century work-life skills.

What is FIRST Tech Challenge?


2024-2025 INTO THE DEEP information and registration

Learn more about the 2024-2025 INTO THE DEEP season and join the competion.


FIRST® Tech Challenge and FIRST® LEGO® League have been nominated for the Computable Awards 2024!

FIRST Tech Challenge vmbo curriculum

For teams

Does your team need information about building a robot, managing a team or preparing for competition? Find everything your team might need to participate in the FIRST Tech Challenge.


Overview of award winners


Watch our videos and Master Classes on our YouTube channel.

Make a difference - Become a volunteer, coach or sponsor!

FTC Benelux organises FIRST Tech Challenge events throughout the Netherlands and Belgium. Do you want to help us perusing our mission? Become volunteer, coach or sponsor!

We're not doing this alone

Thanks to the help of ASML, The Gene Haas Foundation, Dow, Arrow Electronics, and many more as partners and ambassadors, we were able to bring the FIRST Tech Challenge home.

"To transform our culture by creating a world where science and technology are celebrated and where young people dream of becoming science and technology leaders."

Dean Kamen, founder of FIRST