What is the cost of a FIRST® Tech Challenge team?

Here are some basic cost parameters:

– The FIRST® Tech Challenge registration for North American teams is $275 each season. International team registration varies by location.
– The average season costs per, including: team registration, a robot kit of parts, event registration, travel, and additional costs for rookie teams is approximately $2,250.
– The robot kit of parts is reusable each season, so veteran teams can expect to pay less.
– FIRST® offers many fundraising tools and teams are encouraged to create their own opportunities. Grants may also be available, as well as sponsorships provided locally, regionally and nationally by many corporations.
– All costs for individual team members are assumed by the team as a group.

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