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.

FRC Kickoff in Stamps Auditorium

FRC Kickoff

FAMNM will host a kickoff event for the 2023 season of FIRST Robotics Competition, CHARGED UP, on at the University of Michigan's North Campus in Ann Arbor.

Register your team

Sign-up to Volunteer

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?

Email FAMNM's Director of Internal Affairs at [email protected], and they will set you up with everything you need to become a member. Also, come to our General Body and Planning Meetings on Mondays at 8:30 PM in 2147 GGBL.


FRC Kickoff Volunteering

Please put yourself under "Potential Volunteers" if you're unsure if/when you can make it