TNFIRST, Inc. is a tax-exempt, non-profit corporation in Tennessee –

Our Vision is to:

Celebrate and promote science, technology, and entrepreneurship as productive careers in our society.


To provide resources and activities that build and expand mentor-based robotics programs throughout the State of Tennessee, thereby developing business, engineering, and manufacturing skills in the K12 student community to grow their problem-solving, team-building, leadership, and community engagement.


2018 Power Up FRC Competition!!!!!

March 21-24, 2018 at the Thompson Boling Arena in Knoxville


2018 West TN FIRST Lego League Championship

FLL West TN Championship:

Memphis team 4764 highlights

FRC TEAM 4764 –

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Features and News

The TNFIRST Donation page is now LIVE and able to process tax-exempt donations in support of TNFIRST events and teams in Tennessee!!!! Please see the “Donations” page and use the online donation tool to send needed funds to the TNFIRST organization! Your donation will immediately result in an email identifying the donation as tax-exempt for your tax records.


Bag Policy at SMR

Security at Thompson-Boling is requesting clear bags, clear backpacks, clear purses in order to keep the entrance lines moving. If you bring a bag or backpack with contents that can't readily be seen, it will have to be looked through before entering the arena.

T-shirts for sale at Smoky Mountain Regional

We have a t-shirt vendor that will be set up on Sponsor Row – stop by to customize your shirt and have a unique keepsake for this season!

See the flyer to learn more.

Your Team is Invited to a Team Social on Friday March 23

HVA’s FRC 3824 is inviting all teams at SMR to attend their social on Friday night.

See the invitation and get all the details.


Memphis FIRST Teams

Get connected to what's happening in Memphis for FRC, FLL, and FTC.