Costs and Grants

Start Up Costs

TEAM START-UP COSTS ~$1200 CAD*

  • Team Registration Fee: $300 CAD ($225 USD)
  • Taxes & shipping for Season Materials from FIRST Headquarters: $40 CAD ($30 USD) 
  • Robotics Kit (can be reused from year to year)
    • LEGO SPIKE Prime Set: $450 CAD/set (includes taxes but not shipping)
    • Optional Expansion Kit: $160 CAD/set (includes taxes but not shipping)
  • Challenge Set (including tax but not shipping): $125 CAD
  • Remote Tournament Registration Fee: $25 CAD
  • Table Construction Materials: $50 CAD (can be reused from year to year)
  • Miscellaneous (i.e., team shirts, food, office supplies): $50 CAD

* Varies depending on exchange rate and shipping costs

CLASS PACK START-UP COSTS ~$3450 CAD*

  • Class Pack Registration Fee: $800 CAD ($595 USD)
  • Shipping for Season Materials from FIRST Headquarters: $150 CAD ($123 USD) 
  • 7 Robotics Kits**: $2500 CAD (when purchased from B&B Education)
    • LEGO SPIKE Prime Set: $360 CAD/set (includes taxes)
  • 2 Challenge Sets: $0 (because included with Class Pack Registration)
  • Remote Tournament Registration Fee: $0 (because non-competitive)

* Varies depending on exchange rate and on shipping costs

** Reusable from year to year after initial investment

  • New Team Grants ($750) 
  • Returning Team Grants ($750)
  • New Class Pack Grants ($4000)
  • Qualcomm New Team Grant ($1000) 
  • STEAM Programs for Youth Team Grant ($1000)

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Grant Criteria

Registration Steps

Register Here for a Grant