青協首次於2005年引入一個有關STEM及創意的國際性賽事 — FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology)。FIRST® Hong Kong 包含三大比賽，分別是FIRST® Tech Challenge (FTC)，FIRST® LEGO League Challenge 及FIRST® LEGO League Explore，為初小至高中學生 (6-18歲) 提供一系列的活動和學習經歷。學生除了可以輕鬆愉快地學習科學、科技、工程及數學(STEM)的概念外，亦可以透過解難的過程，發揮他們無限創意、建立團隊合作精神及鍛練批判思維，以積極的態度面對及解決各項難題。
Global Youth Science and Technology Bowl (GYSTB) is an international student science competition in biology, chemistry, physics and engineering in Hong Kong. It is organized by the Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups. The competition is a showcase of global youth scientific achievement and innovation, which aims to promote science and technology, provide a platform for global youth to develop their creativity and scientific mindsets, and facilitate the exchange of scientific ideas, interests and abilities among young scientists all over the world. Science talents all over the world will compete for the grand prizes with their research reports and prototypes. This year, the competition will go online due to the global outbreak of COVID-19.