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Team Email Blasts Sep. 26 2022| 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 9-22-2022:

  • First found of Event Preferencing now open
  • Kit & Kickoff registration closure notice due to system bug
  • New Blog Entry: Events, event Preferencing and teaser
  • New Kit of Parts option
  • Upcoming! Second event preferencing opens October 6

Team Blast 9-15-2022:

  • Reminder! First round Event Preferencing opens 9/22
  • 2023 Event listings
  • New Blog entry: Award updates
  • New Blog entry: Control System updates
  • Important payment process changes
  • New Blog entry: Supply Chain reminder
  • Grant opportunities
  • New FIRST Alumni page

Team Blast 9-8-2022:

  • New Blog entry: Payoff & Timeout updates
  • FIRST® Event Registration
  • NASA grant now open
  • Recruitment flyers
  • FIRST® Tech Challenge Kickoff
  • Youth Protection Screening renewal reminder
  • Inside Haas with Mark Terryberry

Team Blast 9-1-2022:

  • New blog entry: New Team Grant and the Equity & Access Grant
  • Updated Sibling Team guidelines
  • Reminder to update team information
  • U.S. Labor Day Holiday hours
  • Team Support extended hours
  • Benefits of 5G

Team Blast 8-25-2022:

  • 2023 New Team Grant is now open
  • New blog entry: Sibling teams guidance & an expanded district
  • 2023 Event Listings
  • Reminder! Drivebase Opt-out is open
  • New FIRST Alumni and scholarship program websites coming soon

Team Blast 8-18-2022:

  • Upcoming important dates
  • District Team Championship Advancement
  • New resources
  • 2022-2023 FIRST Equity & Access Grant open
  • STEM Equity Community Innovation Grant

Team Blast 8-11-2022:

  • Pro-level monday.com accounts
  • 2023 event listings
  • Team Blast schedule
  • Extended Team Support hours
  • Youth Protection Screening renewal reminder
  • Career Conversations with FIRST

Team Blast 7-28-2022:

  • SOLIDWORKS software access for all teams
  • Registration for the 2023 season
  • Drive Base Opt-Out open
  • FIRST Account maintenance reminder
  • FIRST® LEGO® League SUPERPOWEREDSM season launch

Team Blast 7-14-2022:

  • FIRST® Impact Award
  • RSVP your team
  • Youth Protection screening reminder
  • Reminder to update your email address

Team Blast 6-30-2022:

  • Deadline! Regranting 2021-2022 funds
  • Timeout process review
  • Holiday hours
  • Pride month

Team Blast 6-16-2022:

  • The deadline for the regrant of 2022 funds is June 30
  • Drive Base Opt-out is now open
  • 2023 Control System Info
  • 2023 Season Registration
  • Available job openings at FIRST
  • Youth Protection screening renewal reminder
  • 2022 FIRST® LEGO® League Global Innovation Awards
  • FedEx Social Challenge

Team Blast 6-2-2022:

  • FIRST Robotics Competition season calendar updated
  • Drive Base Opt-out now open
  • Off-Season Events
  • Youth Protection screening renewal reminder
  • Pride Month
  • FedEx Social Challenge deadline extended
  • FIRST Signing Day

Team Blast 5-19-2022:

  • 2023 CHARGED UPSM registration is now open!
  • Drive Base Opt-Out is open
  • Important Payment Process Changes
  • U.S.-based teams receiving grants

Team Blast 5-5-2022:

  • 2022 Kit of Parts survey
  • Summer team blast schedule
  • Upcoming Dashboard maintenance and closure May 9-19
  • Tenth Annual FIRST & U.S. Air Force Leadership Experience
  • FIRST Signing Day
  • Career Conversations with FIRST
  • Graduate in style with the FIRST Store

Team Blast 4-28-2022:

  • 2022 FIRST Championship Winners
  • 2023 CHARGED UPSM
  • Upcoming Dashboard maintenance and closure May 9-19
  • FIRST Signing Day
  • Tenth Annual FIRST & U.S. Air Force Leadership Experience
  • 2022 National Advocacy Conference

Team Blast 4-21-2022:

  •  FIRST Championship event; no team blast was sent.

Team Blast 4-12-2022:

  • FIRST Choice Open Ordering closes Friday, April 15
  • The 2022 official Q&A system closes Tuesday, April 19
  • FIRST Championship is a week away
  • Upcoming FIRST Dashboard maintenance & Thinkscape access
  • Volunteer status
  • FIRST & U.S. Air Force Leadership Experience
  • Innovation Faire Company and College Virtual Match Up

Team Blast 4-5-2022:

  • Robot shipping to FIRST Championship
  • FIRST Reporting Portal
  • FIRST Championship Housing
  • National Robotics Week

Team Blast 3-30-2022:

  • Drive Base Issue
  • Timeout at events
  • FIRST Championship Event Guide
  • Build the Future submissions
  • FIRST Store

Team Blast 3-22-2022:

  • 2023 Registration pricing updates
  • District points
  • Priority waitlist slots released
  • FIRST Championship Event Guide
  • FIRST Championship housing for attendees is now open
  • FIRST Signing Day

Team Blast 3-15-2022:

  • Important note regarding robot shipping (teams outside of the U.S. and Canada)
  • COVID-19 Site information
  • "More Than Robots" premieres Friday!
  • Connect your team members with Career Opportunities
  • Build the Future

Team Blast 3-8-2022:

  • Robot Inspection, Part 2
  • Reminder about bringing aprons to event
  • Robot Transportation
  • COVID-19 Site Information
  • Student Ambassador Program
  • FIRST Graduation yard signs
  • Career Conversations with FIRST
  • More Than Robots

Team Blast 3-1-2022:

  • Robot inspection
  • FIRST® Reporting Portal
  • Week 1 events are here!
  • Before you go to your event
  • Youth team member registration
  • Career event in Spanish, Orientación profesional con FIRST: Johnson & Johnson en español

Team Blast 2-24-2022:

  • Team blast schedule during event season
  • Livestreamed events
  • Event surveys
  • COVID-19 site information
  • Remote judging
  • Youth team member registration
  • Career event in Spanish, Orientación profesional con FIRST: Johnson & Johnson en español
  • Build the Future powered by Star Wars: Force for Change

Team Blast 2-16-2022:

  • Deadline! Chairman's Award submissions due February 17
  • 2022 Digital Animation winner
  • Audience display
  • FIRST® Championship information
  • Team housing for FIRST Championship
  • Volunteering for FIRST® Robotic Competition events
  • Career event in Spanish, Orientación profesional con FIRST: Johnson & Johnson en español

Team Blast 2-9-2022:

  • Deadline! Dean's List and Woodie Flowers Awards submissions due
  • Note about the Dean's List Award prompts
  • Upcoming Deadline!  Chairman's Award submission deadline February 17
  • COVID-19 site information for events
  • Remote judging
  • Youth registration
  • Levi Strauss & Co. webinar
  • 2022 FIRST Championship Conferences - deadline for proposals extended

Team Blast 2-3-2022:

  • Upcoming Deadlines! Award submissions due this month
  • 2022 Safety Animation Award winners
  • COVID-19 Site information for events
  • Judging updates
  • Updates for the 2022 ad 2023 seasons
  • Events starting soon!
  • Team housing for 2022 FIRST Championship
  • FIRST Mentor Network
  • Levi Strauss & Co. webinar
  • 2022 FIRST Championship Conferences - deadline for proposals extended

Team Blast 1-27-2022:

  • Reminder! Payment deadline for additional events January 31
  • Digital Animation Award submissions due January 27
  • FIRST Choice Open Ordering
  • Award deadlines coming up
  • Dean's List Award remote interviews
  • Deadline Approaching! The Dr. Bart Kamen Memorial FIRST Scholarship closes February 1
  • Volunteering for FIRST Championship

Team Blast 1-20-2022:

  • Reminder! Round 2 FIRST Choice closes today
  • Reminder! Digital Animation Award submissions due January 27
  • Dean's List remote interviews
  • Payment deadline for additional events is January 31
  • Dean's List Remote Interviews
  • Frank Merrick's announcement
  • FIRST Mentor Network
  • FIRST Championship Conferences

Team Blast 1-13-2022:

  • Reporting missing or damaged parts from Kickoff Kit
  • Official Game Q&A is now open
  • Team Update 01
  • Kickoff broadcast
  • Team avatars
  • Reminder! Round 2 FIRST Choice closes January 20
  • Reminder! Digital Animation Award submissions due January 27
  • Team housing for FIRST Championship
  • 2021 FIRST Annual Impact Report available
  • FIRST Certified trainers application
  • Build The Future initiative powered by Star Wars: Force for Change

Team Blast 1-07-2022:

  • Less than 2 days until Kickoff
  • Important Kickoff & Kickoff Kit information
  • FIRST Choice Round 2 opens January 8
  • Kickoff Events
  • Dr. Bart Kamen Memorial FIRST Scholarship closing February 1
  • FIRST Alumni resources
  • New gear at FIRST Store

Team Blast 12-30-2021:

  • Volunteer Registration
  • FIRST Championship Safety Plans
  • 9 days until Kickoff!
  • Kickoff events
  • Surrogate Pickup letters
  • Holiday hours

Team Blast 12-23-21:

  • Update to the 2022 Approved Devices and Rules Preview blog entry
  • Kickoffs updates
  • Holiday Hours

Team Blast 12-16-21:

  • FIRST Championship Open Waitlist
  • Game Manual updates
  • Fourth (and last) RAPID REACT teaser
  • Dean's List Award Remote interviews
  • Team housing for FIRST Championship is now open
  • Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Resources

Team Blast 12-9-21:

  • Kickoff
  • 2022 approved devices
  • Event registration
  • 2022 FIRST Championship housing
  • Remembering Evelyn Kamen
  • 2022 Dr. Bart Kamen Memorial Scholarship
  • FIRST Mentor Network

Team Blast 12-2-21:

  • Deadline Today! Round 1 FIRST Choice closes today
  • Deadline Today! Safety Animation submissions due today
  • Championship Eligibility update
  • Intro to Java Module 2
  • Dean's List Award Remote Events
  • Youth Team Member Registration
  • Kickoff
  • Celebrate Computer Science Education Week
  • FIRST Store
  • Give the gift of inspiration

Team Blast 11-24-21:

  • FIRST Choice open until December 2, 2021
  • Reminder! Robot Transportation Exemption applications deadline today
  • Newest blog entry: Single-day events and upcoming deadlines
  • Reminder! Safety Animation Award deadline
  • Kickoff is 44 days away!
  • Thanksgiving Holiday hours reminder
  • Virtual College Fair with Tallo

Team Blast 11-18-21:

  • Round 1 of FIRST Choice open today through December 2, 2021
  • Pre-Kickoff Virtual Kit released today
  • Third RAPID REACT teaser
  • Reminder! Safety Animation Award closes December 2, 2021
  • Deadline for Robot Transportation Exemption requests extended
  • 2022 FIRST® Championship update
  • Thanksgiving Holiday hours
  • Resources for future FIRST Alumni
  • FIRST Store

Team Blast 11-10-2021:

  • Upcoming deadlines! Registration payment, Kit & Kickoff shipping, and event registration closing November 15
  • Reminder! 2022 FIRST Choice Round 1 opens November 18
  • Pre-Kickoff Virtual Kit Release
  • Intro to Java Module
  • Veterans Day Holiday hours
  • DonorsChoose funding available
  • Virtual College Fair

Team Blast 11-4-2021:

  • The Awards portal opened today
  • Registration for additional plays
  • Upcoming deadlines on November 15: Kit & Kickoff registration, Events registration, team registration and first event payment due
  • Robot Transportation Exemptions
  • Virtual college fair

Team Blast 10-28-2021:

  • Deadline Today! New Team Grant application
  • Second RAPID REACTSM teaser
  • Into to Java module
  • Awards submissions open soon
  • Registration for additional events opens next week
  • Volunteer registration for FIRST® Robotics Competition events is open
  • FIRST on Kahoot!
  • Tallo
  • FIRST® FORWARDSM merchandise
  • Dean's Homework

Team Blast 10-21-2021:

  • Deadline Today! Drive Base Opt-out closing today
  • Second round of Event Preferencing opening
  • Safety Animation Award submissions
  • Dean's List Award updates
  • New Team Grant still open for applications
  • 2022 Dr. Bart Kamen Scholarship now available
  • FIRST Alumni Handbook

Team Blast 10-14-21:

  • Important! Event Preferencing, Kit & Kickoff selection, and Drive Base Opt-Out open
  • Upcoming! Second round of Event Preferencing
  • Additional DLC content available
  • YPP reminder
  • World Mental Health Day
  • Watch Episode 4 of Galactic Builders
  • Tallo

Team Blast 10-7-2021:

  • 2022 Season Updates
  • Important! Event Preferencing, Kit & Kickoff selection, and Drive Base Opt-Out opening October 14
  • 2021 Adobe Creative Cloud account expiration
  • Safety Animation Theme and Manual announced
  • roboRIO 2.0 is available for purchase
  • New Team Grant application
  • Walk Like Woodie Day
  • Tips from the Qualcomm FIRST Career webinar

Team Blast 9-30-2021:

  • NASA Grant application closes today
  • RAPID REACT Teasers
  • Robot Transportation Exemption application open
  • Galactic Builders episode 3
  • Team Support extended hours
  • FIRST Educators Recognition Program

Team Blast 9-23-2021:

  • New Team Grant application open
  • Robot Transportation Exemptions
  • Important! Payment Terms Updated
  • Kickoff Kit shipping and other information
  • Participation certificates
  • Galactic Builders episode 2
  • CACHET Virtual College Fair
  • RAPID REACT gear

Team Blast 9-16-2021:

  • Free DLC available
  • YPP renewal reminder
  • Season 2 of Galactic Builders
  • FIRST FORWARD gear now available at the FIRST Store
  • 2022 FIRST Scholarship program

Team Blast 9-9-2021:

  • NI guest blog post about the roboRIO 2.0
  • NASA grant is open
  • Team Support extended hours
  • FIRST Career Webinar with Qualcomm