Hall of Fame

The FIRST Impact Award is the most prestigious award at FIRST®

Congratulations 2022 FIRST
Championship Chairman’s Award Winners

Please note that from 1992 – 2022, this award was called the Chairman’s Award.
As such, for teams who won during those years, you will see references to the “Chairman’s Award.”

2022 FIRST Championship
Chairman’s Award Winner

Team 1629 – Garrett Coalition (GaCo)
Accident, Maryland, USA

Additionally, we congratulate the
Chairman’s Award Finalists:

Team 1511, Rolling Thunder
Penfield, New York, USA

Team 2438, ‘Iobotics
Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

Team 2468, Team Appreciate
Austin, Texas, USA

Team 6652, Tigres
Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico

Team 6429, 4th Dimension
From Bornova, Izmir, Turkey

FIRST Canada Live: Common Myths about the FIRST Impact Award

In this episode, representatives from 5 Hall of Fame teams debunk the most common myths we hear about the FIRST Impact Award. Did you miss the Tuesday, October 25th episode of  #FIRSTCanadaLIVE!, or maybe you want to share what the FIRST Hall of Fame representatives...

2022 FIRST Championship Chairman’s Chat

A panel discussion held at the 2022 FIRST Championship in Houston, TX with members of the FIRST Hall of Fame (past Championship Chairman's Award winners), providing and answering audience questions about how to maximize your team's impact and how to best tackle the...

FIRST Canada Live: Chairman’s Tips

We’re Excited about the New Questions & Definitions Did you miss the Tuesday, January 25th episode of  #FIRSTCanadaLIVE! twitch.tv/firstcanada, or maybe you wanted to rewatch it to hear what the FIRST Hall of Fame team representatives talked about. Here are just...

2021 Chairman’s Award Winners

Congratulations to the 2021 FIRST Robotics Competition CCA, Finalist, RCA and District Chairman's Award Winners! ! We mean this sincerely, since we understand and appreciate the time, effort, and resources that are required to earn the Chairman's Award. No matter at...

Zack Piper, 2834 Allaire Medalist

Hall of Fame Allaire Medalist 2018 What is the Allaire Medal?  The Championship Chairman’s Award winning teams choose 1-2 students who best embody the spirit of FIRST within the team.  The team honors these students with the Allaire Medal, in honor of Paul A....

Your Virtual Chairman’s Chat Questions Answered.

Learn why the Chairman’s Award should matter to your team. Each year teams attending the FIRST World Championships have had the opportunity to engage with FIRST Hall of Fame teams and Chairman’s Judges in a panel forum to ask questions about the chairman’s rules, best...

24 Hours of STEM: The Chairman’s Award with the FIRST Hall of Fame

Chairman’s Questions, Definitions and Tips! Representatives of the FIRST Hall of Fame discussed the Chairman’s Award at the December 2020 24 Hours of STEM. With a review of the new Executive Summary questions, discussion on adapting for virtual presentations and tips...

Mentor Engagement During a Global Pandemic

Everything is different. Unnatural. Unreal. As the months have dragged on during the COVID-19 pandemic, the demands pulling on our mentors’ time and attention have shifted. Concerns about school, family, work, mental health as well as physical, have diverted the...

How Hall of Fame Teams are Meeting the Challenges of COVID-19

Just like all of the other FIRST teams around the world, FIRST Hall of Fame teams are working to navigate new circumstances to create all new paths and definitions for a successful season. Students and mentors are working with new challenges and restrictions within...

Jumpstart Medtronic 2020 FIRST Hall of Fame Virtual Chairman’s Chat

What’s New in 2021 Chairman’s Submission Questions & Definitions? Whether or not you got a chance to catch us on #FIRST Canada Live or on Jumpstart by Medtronic Saturday, October 31st. Here’s what’s what about the 2020 changes and why the FIRST Hall of Fame made...

The Hall of Fame celebrates Championship FIRST Impact Award Winners.

Winners are role model teams in their communities and have oftentimes participated in or started impactful outreach projects. This includes mentoring or starting FIRST LEGO League, FIRST Tech Challenge, and/or FIRST Robotics Competition teams. These projects allow for opportunities for more students to become involved FIRST and are incredibly important in continuing FIRST‘s legacy.

Team submitted a video and essay describing how they’ve spread FIRST‘s message throughout their community. In these submissions, aforementioned outreach projects are described in detail, and teams expand upon how these projects have directly affected both the team and their community.

For a list of past winners, including their award submissions, please see the FIRST website.

The FIRST Impact Award

The FIRST Impact Award (formerly known as the Chairman’s Award) is the most prestigious award at FIRST®, it honors the team that best represents a model for other teams to emulate and best embodies the mission of FIRST®. It was created to keep the central focus of FIRST® Robotics Competition on the ultimate goal of transforming the culture in ways that will inspire greater levels of respect and honor for science and technology, as well as encouraging more of today’s youth to become science and technology leaders.

Hall of Fame Teams

+ Workshops Presented

+ Teams Assisted & Mentored