This is a complete list of FIRST® Robotics Competition (FRC®) awards. Please note that different event types (e.g. Regional events, District Competitions, Championship) offer a different set of awards. Not every award is presented at every FRC event. Details by event type are available in the FIRST Robotics Competition Manual.
The most prestigious award at FIRST, it honors the team that best represents a model for other teams to emulate and best embodies the purpose and goals of FIRST. See also: Chairman's Award Resources for Teams
Creativity Award sponsored by Xerox
Celebrates creativity in design, use of component, or strategy of play.
Engineering Inspiration Award
Celebrates outstanding success in advancing respect and appreciation for engineering within a team’s school and community.
Entrepreneurship Award sponsored by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
Celebrates the entrepreneurial spirit by recognizing a team that has developed the framework for a comprehensive business plan to scope, manage, and achieve team objectives.
Excellence in Engineering Award sponsored by Delphi
Celebrates an elegant and advantageous machine feature.
Celebrates the Alliance that makes it to the final match of the competition.
FIRST Dean’s List Award
Celebrates outstanding student leaders whose passion for and effectiveness at attaining FIRST ideals is exemplary. See also: list of winners.
FIRST Future Innovator Award sponsored by the Abbott Fund
Celebrates innovation and intellectual property creation inspired by the FIRST season experience. See also: submission information.
Recognizes the organization or individual that has contributed significantly to the growth of FIRST.
Gracious Professionalism® Award sponsored by Johnson & Johnson
Celebrates outstanding demonstration of FIRST Core Values such as continuous Gracious Professionalism® working together both on and off the playing field.