FRC Blog

The Portcullis and the Kit of Parts Survey

May 26, 2016 Written by Frank Merrick.

Information about the Portcullis and off-season use, as well as the 2016 Kit of Parts survey link.

FRC and LGBT+

May 23, 2016 Written by Frank Merrick.

A new blog in our community run by LGBT+ students.

The 2016 Season, by the Numbers

May 13, 2016 Written by Frank Merrick.

Check out these interesting numbers from the 2016 Season!

Launch of the new Team Registration System!

May 12, 2016 Written by Jamee Luce, FIRST Robotics Competition Team Advocate.

FIRST launches the new Team Registration System on Thursday, May 19 at Noon Eastern! More information can be found here.

Gracious Professionalism. Coopertition.

May 11, 2016 Today's Guest Blog Post is written by Christine Matheney, Technical Evangelist, Microsoft.

Christine Matheney, a Technical Evangelist at Microsoft, describes how her experience in the FIRST Robotics Competition helped her get her dream job at Microsoft! Don't forget to submit for Challenge 5 by midnight, Friday, May 13! More information can be found here!

Big News! And Season Thoughts (Later...)

May 05, 2016 Written by Frank Merrick.

2017 and 2018 Championship 'home' assignments.

Pit Assignments at Championship and More!

Apr 25, 2016 Written by Jamee Luce, FIRST Robotics Competition Team Advocate

Learn how to find your Pit Address for the FIRST Championship, and get the latest information about the Bag and Tag Process. Plus visit the Innovation Faire and Scholarship Row at the Marriott Grand Hotel. Don't miss your chance to win $10K with the FedEx Innovation Challenge!

Tonight is the Night! And More!

Apr 22, 2016 Written by Jamee Luce, FIRST Robotics Competition Team Advocate

Preliminary Subdivision Assignments and Match Schedules released tonight, plus new information about the 2016 Einstein fields. Join us to help #makeitLOUD by utilizing our Social Media Toolkit!

#FIRSTChampLIVE and the FIRST Championship App

Apr 21, 2016 Written by Jamee Luce, FIRST Robotics Competition Team Advocate.

In conjunction with GameSense, FIRST is proud announce the addition of #FIRSTChampLIVE, an exciting and fast-paced LIVE show broadcasting throughout Championship. It's also time to download the 2016 FIRST Championship app!

Register Your Team and Other Championship Activites

Apr 20, 2016 Written by Jamee Luce, FIRST Robotics Competition Team Advocate.

Be sure to register your team through Experient! Plus, have you made plans for all the Extra Activities happening during Championship?