2024 IRI - Shirts, Scholarships, Mentors and Auction!

IRI Shirts

Shirt Sales are Cash Only

$25 2024 IRI Short Sleeve T
$30 2024 IRI Long Sleeve T (Limited Quantities)
$42 2024 IRI Hoodie (Limited Quantities)

$10 Vintage IRI Short Sleeve T – Regular and Crew Versions

Potentially other IRI Branded Mechandise

2024 Silent Auction

We will once again have silent auction for the 2024 IRI!. Teams and Individuals are encouraged to bring special, cool and unique items to donate. All proceeds go the a designated charity (announced at the event).

Cash, Checks, Venmo and ApplePay accepted for the Auction.

Announcing the 2024 IRI Scholarships!

For 2024, we will award multiple Technical/Open Scholarships. We expect each scholarship’s value to be $1000.

These scholarships are for 2023-2024 school year seniors who will attend post-high school education institutions (college, community college, university, and technical school). You must attend in the Fall 2024 – the check will be written to you and the school and must be deposited into your “school account”.

It is very important that you follow the guidelines below and be sure you have included all the requested information. Don’t make it hard on the sponsoring companies!

Requirements / Actions

  1. Student must submit answers to the questions (below) and answer an essay question.

  2. The team must attend the 2024 IRI, and it is preferred that the student also is attending. If you cannot attend with your team, please include a statement as to “why not” at the end of your essay and have a team mentor bring the essay to the event.

  3. Applications must be received by Friday July 12 at 5 PM.

Submit a printed essay, containing the information detailed below. Essays are to be submitted at the event and the specific location will be announced.

Team Number:
College / University Attending:
Expected Major:
Years on FIRST Team:
Primary Roles on Team:

Answer the following question:
How my FIRST experience has prepared me to be successful in college. (Please add a short statement if you are NOT able to attend the IRI.)

Announcing the 2024 IRI Mentor Of the Year Award!

Each year we honor one mentor from the teams attending the IRI. Nomination is by a 1 page essay about your teams nomination. Please follow these guidelines:

  • The team and the mentor need to be competing at the IRI.
  • Type the essay if you can – the reviewers must be able to read it!
  • Include a student contact name in case there are questions.
  • Turn in the essay at the event – there will be an “entry box” available and the location will be announced.
  • Submit the essay by Friday July 12 at 5 PM

Will corn sales be cash only?


Parking / Facility Map
2024 IRI Facility Parking.pdf (425.2 KB)

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Hastily summarized list of current auction items (more seem to be appearing)

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