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Team Email Blasts Sep. 11 2020| 0 KB

Content Type: FIRST Robotics Competition
Tags: Awards, Mentor, Team
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Archive of FIRST® Robotics Competition team email blasts:

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Team Blast 9-10-2020:

  • 2021 Season Extension and FIRST® Championship
  • 2021 Scholarship Program
  • Being a FIRST Volunteer this season
  • New FIRST @ Home Curriculum available

Team Blast 9-3-2020:

  • Labor Day Holiday hours
  • FIRST Volunteers #CHAMPIONTHEGAME
  • 2021 FIRST Scholarships

Team Blast 8-20-2020:

  • New blog post with Chairman's Award updates for the 2021 season
  • Tallo badges

Team Blast 8-13-2020:

  • FIRST Mentor Network
  • SOLIDWORKS
  • Make the most of your FIRST experience
  • FIRST Alumni Spotlight: Jason Markesino

Team Blast 8-6-2020:

  • New blog post with game-related information, rookie criteria, event formats, etc.
  • Gifts for FIRST Alumni
  • The FIRST® LEGO® League Global Challenge was released on August 4!

Team Blast 7-2-2020:

  • Holiday hours
  • FIRST Alumni

Team Blast 6-19-2020:

  • New blog post with new Robot Rules for the 2021 season
  • Rookie Teams
  • FIRST teams on Food Network's Duff takes the Cake 

Team Blast 5-28-2020:

  • End-of-season survey
  • FIRST Dashboard is open

Team Blast 5-13-2020:

  • Updates about the FIRST® RISESM season impacted by COVID-19 and upcoming 2021 season

Team Blast 3-27-2020:

  • Update about Chairman's Award

Team Blast 3-20-2020:

  • Update about Dean's List and Woodie Flowers Awards

Community email 3-12-2020:

  • COVID-19 Announcement to the FIRST® community impacting the 2020 season

Team Blast 3-10-2020:

  • FIRST® Championship Payment Information
  • Stay with FIRST Housing
  • FIRSTtv PLAYxPLAY
  • 9th Annual U.S. Force & FIRST Leadership Experience
  • FIRST Store

FIRST Championship Team Blast 3-3-2020:

  • FIRST Championship website
  • Hotel accommodations & travel discounts
  • Getting your robot to FIRST Championship

Team Blast 3-3-2020:

  • FIRST Championship and District Championship registration process
  • COVID-19 Impact on FIRST events
  • Getting your robot to FIRST Championship
  • Bill of Materials
  • Youth Registration
  • Online Non-Medical Incident reporting updates
  • FIRST Alumni Spotlight: Nicki Bonczyk
  • 2020 FIRST National Advocacy Conference

Team Blast 2-25-2020:

  • Event reminders
  • Star Wars branding
  • FIRST Championship registration process
  • Audience displays
  • Event housing
  • FIRST Store

Team Blast 2-20-2020:

  • Team Blast schedule during event season
  • Youth Registration
  • Event surveys
  • PLAYxPLAY on FIRSTtv
  • Dean Kamen cameo appearance in "black-ish" on ABC
  • New!  Introductory training module for volunteers
  • Scholarships
  • Event housing
  • 2020 FIRST National Advocacy Conference

Special Team Blast 2-18-2020:

  • Get ready for your events!

Team Blast 2-13-2020:

  • Deadline Today! Dean's List Award submissions
  • Supplemental resources from The Compass Alliance
  • Event housing
  • FIRST Alumni Spotlight: Peyton Fitzgerald
  • FIRST Store
  • Scholarship opportunities

Team Blast 2-06-2020:

  • Deadline Today! Chairman's and Woodie Flowers Awards submissions
  • Deadline Approaching! Payment for additional events due Friday, February 7, 2020
  • Deadline Approaching! Dean's List Award submissions due Thursday, February 13, 2020
  • Youth Registration
  • Event Housing
  • 2020 FIRST National Advocacy Conference

Team Blast 1-30-2020:

  • Deadline Extended! Additional events payment deadline extended
  • Important information about events in China
  • Deadline Approaching! Chairman's and Woodie Flowers Awards submissions
  • Event Housing

Team Blast 1-23-2020:

  • Deadline! Digital Animation Award submission
  • Deadline Approaching! Additional events payment deadline
  • Deadline Approaching! Dr. Bart Kamen Memorial Scholarship application
  • Safety Animation Awards winner & updates
  • List of events with capacity
  • Youth Registration
  • Event housing

Team Blast 1-16-2020:

  • Open Ordering for FIRST Choice
  • Team Avatars
  • Team Updates and Q&A
  • Upcoming Deadline! Digital Animation Award Submission
  • 2020 FIRST Championship updates
  • Event Housing
  • Event Manual translations
  • Scholarships

Team Blast 1-09-2020:

  • Deadline! Round 2 FIRST Choice lists are locked at noon ET
  • Deadline Approaching! Teams have until noon ET on Friday, January 10 to report missing parts from their Kit of Parts
  • Q&A is now open
  • 2020 Game & Season Manual translations are now available
  • Deadline Extended! Nomination application deadline for the 2020 Apple Engineering Technology Summer Camp has been extended
  • VR Experience - source files available
  • Event housing
  • Deadline Approaching! Presentation proposals for 2020 FIRST Championship Conferences
  • Youth Registration

FIRST Choice Reminder 1-7-2020:

  • Upcoming Deadline! Round 2 for FIRST Choice closes on 1/9/20 at noon ET, plus additional FIRST Choice deadlines and information.

Team Blast 1-02-2020:

  • 2020 Kickoff details: Broadcasting schedule, KoP dimensions, ordering replacement parts, Team Support hours
  • Reminder! FIRST Choice Round 2 opens January 4, 2020
  • Deadline approaching! 2020 Apple Engineering Technology Summer Camp deadline is Monday, January 6
  • Don't forget about the awards!
  • Limited-edition apparel in the FIRST Store

Team Blast 12-26-19:

  • New Year Day hours
  • 2020 Kickoff is January 4, 2020
  • FIRST Choice Round 2 opens January 4, 2020
  • 2020 Apple Engineering Technology Summer Camp
  • 2020 FIRST Championship Conferences
  • Stay connected!

Team Blast 12-19-19:

  • Holiday hours
  • Hand-carrying to FIRST Championship
  • Shopping lists & Safety Manual
  • Surrogate Pick-Up letters
  • 2020 Apple Engineering Technology Summer Camp
  • Event housing
  • 2019 FIRST Annual Impact Report available
  • FIRST Alumni Spotlight: Pam Wong

Team Blast 12-12-19:

  • Founder's Reception RSVP deadline
  • Event housing opens today
  • FIRST Alumni groups
  • FIRST Store
  • Youth registration

Team Blast 12-05-19:

  • Safety Animation Award sponsored by UL submission deadline
  • Q&A closing
  • Join Apple for Computer Science Week
  • Woodie's Celebration of Life
  • FIRST Volunteer Newsletter
  • FIRST Scholarships
  • Cyber Week discounts at the FIRST Store

FIRST Choice Reminder 12-03-19:

  • Upcoming Deadline! Round 1 for FIRST Choice closes on 12/4/19 at noon ET, plus additional FIRST Choice deadlines and information.

Team Blast 11-27-19:

  • Deadline approaching! 2020 FIRST Choice Round 1
  • Deadline approaching! Safety Animation Award
  • Q&A Closing December 5
  • FIRST Alumni Judging update
  • Mentor Recognition
  • Tallo
  • FIRST Alumni Spotlight: Erin Mitchell

Team Blast 11-21-19:

  • Thanksgiving Holiday hours
  • Robot Transportation Exemption deadline
  • 2020 FIRST Choice Round 1 opens at noon ET November 22
  • New blog entry with a Team Update & more
  • 2020 FIRST Championship Conferences
  • FIRST Alumni Spotlight: Jason Markesino
  • 2020 FIRST National Advocacy Conference
  • 2020 season merch at FIRST Store

Team Blast 11-14-19:

  • Upcoming deadline! 1st Regional and 1st and 2nd District event payments, Kit & Kickoff selections, event registration, and 2020 Pre-qualified team registration for FIRST Championship are due November 18
  • Virtual Kit released today
  • Robot Transportation Exemption
  • Woodie's Celebration of Life
  • Youth registration

Team Blast 11-07-19:

  • Q&A opens
  • New 2020 season rules
  • Award submission portal opens
  • Inter-District Event Registration opens
  • Reminder! Select the Kit & Kickoff preferences for your team

Team Blast 10-31-19:

  • Deadline for New Team Growth Grant is November 1
  • Unrestricted event registration opens today at noon ET
  • Safety Animation Award sponsored by UL
  • Digital Animation sponsored by Automation Direct
  • Award updates for the 2020 season
  • Surrogate Pick-up letter

Team Blast 10-24-19:

  • Check the Season Calendar
  • Safety Animation Award sponsored by UL
  • New Team Growth Grant
  • Kit & Kickoff registration
  • Robot Transportation Exemption requests
  • Episode 4 of Galactic Builders now available
  • 2020 Virtual Field
  • Event Housing

Team Blast 10-17-19:

  • Second event preferencing closing today
  • New Team Growth Grant
  • Episode 3 of Galactic Builders available
  • Alumni Spotlight: Jaci Brunning

Team Blast 10-10-19:

  • Second event preferencing opening today
  • Kick & Kickoff selections
  • Event housing
  • Q&A closing
  • Join us for a virtual tour of an Amazon fulfillment center

Team Blast 10-03-19:

  • Drive base opt-out for Veteran teams is open
  • Second event preferencing and Kickoff registration opens October 10
  • Safety Animation Award
  • Robot Transportation
  • Q&A closes October 11
  • Episode 2 of Galactic Builders
  • New FIRST Housing & Travel webpage
  • Event volunteering

Team Blast 09-26-19:

  • First round of event preferencing closing
  • 2020 events
  • Reminder! Drive base opt-out opens September 30
  • NASA grant application deadline

Team Blast 09-19-19:

  • First round of event preferencing opens
  • Equity and Access grant and NASA grant submission deadlines
  • Save the dates: 2020 FIRST National Advocacy Conference and Behind-the-scenes at an Amazon warehouse
  • Alumni Spotlight: Erin Ferguson

Team Blast 09-12-19:

  • 2020 teaser
  • Q&A open for new rules
  • Reminder! Event preferencing opens 9/19/19
  • Grants open: New Team Growth Grant and NASA
  • Software Engineer position open
  • Save the dates: 2020 FIRST National Advocacy Conference and Behind-the-scenes at an Amazon warehouse

Team Blast 09-05-19:

  • 2020 teaser
  • New blog entry!
  • FIRST Scholarship program has launched for 2020
  • NASA Grant application is open
  • Extended hours
  • Equity and Access Grant
  • New Team Growth Grant
  • Are your lead mentors screened?

Team Blast 08-29-19:

  • Labor Day holiday hours
  • 2020 teaser
  • The Equity and Access Grant
  • Safety Animation Award sponsored by UL
  • Lead mentors screening

Team Blast 08-22-19:

  • New Team Growth Grants is open
  • Lead mentors screening
  • 2020 Season teaser?