Regis University Hosts Successful Colorado FIRST Tech Challenge State Championships

Regis University proudly hosted the Colorado FIRST Tech Challenge State Championships at the Regis Fieldhouse and various rooms in Clarke Hall, showcasing an exciting high school robotics competition. Twenty-eight teams from Colorado and western Nebraska passionately competed in this prestigious event.

In a commitment to support STEM education, all participating teams were offered an impressive scholarship of $30,000 per year for four years. The stakes were raised for the winning team, the Broombots, who secured an additional $5,000 per year. The event was not only a celebration of technological innovation but also an opportunity for aspiring students to explore higher education avenues. The Admissions team was present, engaging with participants, answering questions, and offering insightful campus tours to interested students and their families.

The championships drew a substantial audience, with approximately 1,000 spectators joining in to witness the fierce competition and encourage the budding talents in robotics.

Regis University remains committed to fostering educational initiatives that inspire the next generation of innovators and problem solvers.

The FIRST Tech Challenge season starts in May, when teams form and registration opens. The event kick-off is in September when the season’s game is announced. The design and build imitative runs from September to January. Generally, tournament season for Colorado begins as early as January and February. Qualifying Tournaments advance teams to a state Championship Tournament, and winners earn spots at FIRST Championship at the end of April.


About Regis University

Established in 1877, Regis University is a premier, globally engaged institution of higher learning in the Jesuit tradition that prepares leaders to live productive lives of faith, meaning and service. Regis University, one of 27 Jesuit universities in the nation, has two campus locations in the Denver metro area and extensive online program offerings with more than 6,000 enrolled students. It is a federally designated Hispanic-Serving Institution. For more information, visit