Hype Train in Motion, 2019 Control System Software Download and one more VR Update!

Jan 04, 2019 Written by Frank Merrick.

Get excited for Kickoff! Control System downloads now available! Plus even more VR!

T-minus Three Days and Counting

Jan 02, 2019 Written by Kate Pilotte, Kit of Parts Manager

Kickoff’s so close we can hear it… rumbling out to the launch pad.

My Biggest Source of Grade-School Adventure Came from My Robotics Team

Jan 02, 2019 By Rose Lam, FIRST Alum

When Rose Lam was in fourth grade, she and friends started The Ponytail Posse, an all-girls FIRST LEGO League team that later became a FIRST Tech Challenge team. Now a FIRST Alum, Rose reflects on the team’s nine-year journey – and the “massive head start” they gained on their futures.

FIRST Alum Spotlight: David Gomez

Jan 02, 2019 Written by David Gomez, FIRST Alumni

I learned what it takes to be a successful engineer through FIRST

Kickoff Week!!!!

Dec 31, 2018 Written by Frank Merrick.

We are getting excited! Are you?

Kicking Off Your Career

Dec 28, 2018 Written by Jay Flores, Global STEM Ambassador, Rockwell Automation.

Today's blog is from our Kickoff sponsor and Strategic Partner, Rockwell Automation! 

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1. Create an account in the FIRST Dashboard - sign up is located in the top right corner of this page or by clicking the "Start Volunteer Registration" button below.

2. Click the Volunteer Registration tab & choose ‘Volunteer at an Event’.

3. Filter events by location/ program and select an event.

4. Choose up to five roles and apply.

5. Complete your required youth protection background screening (US & Canada).

You will receive an email from your local event coordinator if you are assigned to a volunteer role.


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FIRST TV and Online Non-Medical Incident Reporting

Dec 18, 2018 Written by Frank Merrick.

Tune in tonight for another great episode on our Twitch channel! Plus the Non-Medical Incident Report is now online!