​​Team 3490 Viper Drive​

Deep Space


Inspiration and

Recognition of

Science and


Established in 1992 by Dean Kamen, FIRST is a student-based organization which challenges students creatively, strategically and academically.  Under strict rules, limited resources, and a six-week time limit, teams are challenged to raise funds, develop teamwork skills, and build and program robots to play a field game against like-minded competitors. "It’s as close to real-world engineering as a student can get." -FRC Organization