FAMNM is a University of Michigan student organization devoted to organizing student and departmental efforts to support the FIRST® program locally and throughout the state of Michigan. FAMNM offers college students the opportunity to volunteer in various FIRST® programs and events, hosts season kickoffs and Robot-in-3-Days (Ri3D), provides funding for teams, and acts as a liaison between teams and various university departments.

Watching the FIRST broadcast during FRC kickoff

FRC Kickoff

FAMNM hosted a successful kickoff event for the 2023 season of FIRST Robotics Competition, CHARGED UP, on at the University of Michigan's North Campus in Ann Arbor. Good luck, teams!

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A small, two-wheeled robot with three buttons and LEGO-compatible sockets on a mat with several barcodes

Edison bots available

Edison is a programmable robot that makes learning to code engaging and rewarding. Its programming platforms resemble those for FLL, and it's compatible with LEGO build systems. We have Edison robots and kits available for students, youth, and robotics groups in the Ann Arbor area. If you're interested in getting one, please fill out the following form.

Get Edison

FAMNM game night

Interested in joining FAMNM?

Fill out our Winter 2023 interest form so that we can add you to our Slack workspace and mailing list. Also, come to our General Body and Planning Meetings on Mondays at 7:30 PM in 1690 BBB.

Interest form

FRC Event Volunteering