FRC Blog

Official Week Zero and Regional Slots Open

Feb 16, 2017 Written by Frank Merrick.

Be sure to check out the Week 0 Webcast on Saturday! And, have you considered attending another event? There's still space in lots of places and there's still time to sign up!

Two More Awards This Week!

Feb 15, 2017 Written by Lori Burkhamer and Miriam Somero, Area Managers, FIRST Robotics Competition.

Details about the next 2 awards due this week: Entrepreneurship and FIRST Dean's List!

Defense, Drones, and LEGOs

Feb 06, 2017 Written by Frank Merrick.

New England Defense? Drones at the Superbowl! And check out the new LEGO set! We need your votes!

Improved Match Scheduling and More!

Feb 03, 2017 Written by Frank Merrick.

 

Improved Match Scheduling

We hear you. This season, because of the way the FIRST STEAMWORKS’ field is configured, team station assignments can have a significant impact on gameplay. 

Don't Be Large and Another Awards Reminder

Feb 01, 2017 Written by Frank Merrick.

Make sure to read G04 and R03 of the 2017 Game & Season Manual! Don't forget that the Submitted Awards are due soon!

Thanks From Don!

Jan 30, 2017 Written by Don Bossi, FIRST President.

 

I’d like take this opportunity to thank the entire FIRST community for your outpouring of well wishes and positive energy during my recent bout with cancer. Your support really helped speed my recovery and has lifted my and my family’s spirits along the way. 

More Than Robots…AWARDS!

Jan 25, 2017 Written by FIRST Staff.

Have you started on the submitted Awards yet? Now is the time!

#1 on Twitch

Jan 20, 2017 Written by Frank Merrick.

FIRST Kickoff was #1 on Twitch! Check it out!

Snow and Don Update

Jan 18, 2017 Written by FIRST Staff.

Are you wondering about snow days? Plus, great news about Don Bossi, President of FIRST!

Q&A System Back Up

Jan 14, 2017 Written by Frank Merrick.

The Q&A System is back up! See below for more details.