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Team Email Blasts Nov. 25 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 11-25-2020:

  • Thanksgiving Holiday hours
  • 2021 judging process information
  • Volunteer pins and patches
  • Holiday Shopping at the FIRST® Store

Team Blast 11-19-2020:

  • Important! Awards submission portal opens today
  • Upcoming Deadline! Kit and Kickoff shipping information
  • 2021 Virtual Kit of Parts
  • FIRST Innovation Challenge
  • Virtual Chairman's Chat
  • FIRST Store

Team Blast 11-12-2020:

  • Upcoming Deadlines!
    • 2021 participation, payment, and Kit & Kickoff shipping information
    • NASA Grant
  • Get in the Game!
  • 2021 Virtual Kit of Parts
  • Youth Registration

Team Blast 11-05-2020:

  • Award Submissions
  • New Team Growth and the Equity and Access grants due soon
  • Dr. Bart Kamen Memorial Scholarship
  • Additional COVID-19 guidance
  • Virtual College Fair
  • Celebrate National STEM Day

Team Blast 10-29-2020:

  • Deadlines Approaching! Upcoming grant deadlines
  • 2021 Registration
  • Youth team members registration
  • FIRST® GAME CHANGERSSM gear

Team Blast 10-22-2020:

  • Safety Animation Award portal opens today!
  • Season Calendar
  • FIRST Virtual College Fair

Team Blast 10-15-2020:

  • 2021 Registration
  • 2021 Grants
  • Important! Youth Registration
  • FIRST Game Jam

Team Blast 10-08-2020:

  • Registration for the 2021 Season is now open!
  • Walk Like Woodie
  • Fall Holiday schedule

Team Blast 10-01-2020:

  • 2021 Registration opens October 6!
  • More 2021 Season updates
  • 2021 Grants:
    • NASA Grant now open (U.S.-based teams only)
    • New Team Grant opens October 6
    • Equity and Access Grant opens October 6
  • 2020 Wheels on Carpet Voucher
  • Introducing the FIRST Innovation Challenge
  • Save the Date! FIRST Ping Virtual College Fair

Team Blast 9-24-2020:

  • Update about the 2021 FIRST® Robotics Competition season
  • FIRST Alumni Handbook

Team Blast 9-17-2020:

  • COVID-19 Planning Guidance
  • Control System Update
  • FIRST Alumni Handbook

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