FIRST® is an organization that encourages youth to explore engineering principles through working as a team to build a brand, community, and STEM technical skills. FIRST® LEGO® League Junior (FLL Jr.), FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL), FIRST® Tech Challenge (FTC), and FIRST® Robotics Competition (FRC) are all programs created by FIRST®. FLL Jr. is the introductory program for students in kindergarten up to 3rd grade. FLL is a LEGO® robotics program for 4th through 8th graders, while FTC is a robotics program for 7th through 12th graders, and FRC is a program for high schoolers. Our team participates in the FTC program.