Start a FIRST Team | FIRST in Michigan

Start a TeamIt takes leadership, persuasion and persistence to start a new FRC team, but the outcome is intensely gratifying.

In Michigan, teams have been started by a variety of volunteers:
High school principals
Science/Math teachers
High school seniors or parents
Home school parents
Company executives
Boy scout leaders
College students
FRC alumni

If you are from a high school and want to start a FIRST Robotics Team, the following documents contain some useful information:
About FRC in Michigan
Start a FRC Team

For more information on starting a FIRST Robotics Team in Michigan, please contact Gail Alpert at

Rookie teams and others new to the FIRST Robotics Competition might find this information useful: