Purdue FIRST Programs

We believe that youth STEM programs help build a better future and inspiring others doesn’t stop at college.
Our Goal is to be involved in the FIRST community and leave it better than we found it. 


Annual Events

Teams Mentoring

Weekly Meeting


Purdue FIRST Programs (PFP) is a student organization based at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. Our college students who work together to support the mission and vision of FIRST, primarily through mentoring students in the surrounding Lafayette and West Lafayette communities.

Currently, Purdue FIRST Programs supports almost 30 elementary and middle school FIRST Lego League and FIRST Tech Challenge teams and 4 FIRST Robotic Competition teams. Purdue FIRST Programs also holds a fall qualifying tournament for FIRST Lego League with a FIRST Tech Challenge competition, a spring competition for FIRST Lego League teams, and an offseason competition for FRC teams. In addition, PFP also participates in outreach events throughout the year on campus and in the community.

Purdue FIRST Programs inspires in youth and their communities an appreciation of science and technology, while developing life skills, passion, and leadership through mentoring and hands-on activities that provide opportunities for personal growth.