Register a team

Join hundreds of teams nationwide taking on FIRST Tech Challenge next season.

Completing the form

Only adults responsible for the team should complete this form. It’ll take about 5 minutes, including your bursary application if eligible. For any queries or problems, contact us at

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You will need to provide your contact details and address to receive an invoice for the £49+VAT commitment fee and kit fee if applicable (not applicable to teams who took part or deferred last season). You can include a purchase order in the form but is not compulsory to apply. Invoices will become due in the 2021 autumn term.

Bursary application

When applying for a provision bursary you’re organisation’s pupil premium levels and social deprivation indexing will be automatically assessed and we will invite you to submit a few words (less than 500) to support your application. Bursaries are only required for new teams from non-fee-paying schools.
Please note: The bursary scheme for this season closed on 31 October 2021. All bursary applications after this date will be deferred to the 2022-23 academic year. You can still register to take part this season by purchasing a kit (£799).

The small print

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