More updates for 2017, including Israel transitioning to the District and the announcement of the 4 new Championship subdivision names.
Changes to the rules about District Teams that attend Regional events in 2017, specifically, District Teams will not be eligible for the Chairman's, Engineering Inspiration, or Rookie All-Star Award at Regional Events in 2017.
Updates for the 2017 Season, including basic information about the China Regional, 6 subdivisions at each Championship, changing the number of Championship Slots from Regionals, and Robot Transportation Exemptions. More detailed information to follow!
As you may have seen in the team email blast from last week, FIRST is being featured on The Fosters!
Detailed information about how the inter-district play will work in 2017, including information about the registration process and costs.
An explanation of the FIRST Strategic Pillars, Expand Participation, Increase Diversity, Scale Efficiently, Ensure Sustainability, and Achieve Broad Recognition, and how those pillars guide our future.
Information about the 2017 Pool Noodle usage.
An explanation of the 2016 History Patch Colors, the 5 Strategic Pillars of FIRST, and a 'New' Original and Sustaining Team is announced.
FRC Events Being Posted
We just posted our first official events for the 2017 season! More will follow shortly, as we get contracts signed or otherwise have solid confirmation on dates and locations. Check out the ‘Events and Teams’ page here, click ‘Event’ under ‘Filter’ in the upper left, then uncheck all but the ‘FIRST Robotics Competition’ boxes, and you’ll be able to see them.
Summary Data from the 2016 FIRST Robotics Competition Post-Season Survey focused on Overall Quality of FIRST Robotics Competition and the level of satisfaction with FIRST Robotics Competition.