Rhode Island Students of the Future


An international competition for elementary and middle school students (ages 9–14) designed to get children interested in and excited about science, technology and engineering. Every year, FIRST releases a new challenge that engages the FIRST LEGO League teams in hands-on robotics design and scientific research.

Robot Block Party

The Robot Block Party celebrates the cool work in robotics being done in industry, colleges and universities, K-12 schools and community groups.

Resources for Teachers

RISF has collected a range of Robotics Curricula and Lesson Plans using LEGO NXT which may be of use to Teachers,Team Leaders, and parents participating in our programs.

1. FIRST LEGO League Qualifiers begin on November 22, 2014. Visit an event and see our teams in action! 2. The Robot Block Party is April 11, 2015! Plan now to exhibit with us! Register your exhibit here: http://goo.gl/ppLIU0


Our Mission

Our Mission

Rhode Island Students of the Future inspires young people to be science and technology leaders by engaging them in exciting mentor-based programs that build STEM skills, inspire innovation and foster well-rounded life skills including self-confidence, communication, and leadership.

Rhode Island Students of the Future (RISF) is primarily known for running three programs, The Robot Block Party (formerly Robotics Park), FIRST® LEGO® League and Jr. FIRST LEGO League. All of these programs engage students with inquiry-based, hands-on science, technology, engineering and math while developing their ability to communicate and work in teams.

Rhode Island Students of the Future is registered as a non-profit with the State of Rhode Island, and is a 501(c)(3) charity. Your donations to RISF (DBA FIRST LEGO League Rhode Island) are tax deductible as allowed by law. Make a donation today!

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