RESOURCE LIBRARY

Scorekeeper

Content Type: Volunteer
Program: FIRST Robotics Competition
Jul. 25 2017

Scorekeepers manage and operate the Field Management System (FMS) software for scoring and field control of FIRST Robotics Competition matches.

Master of Ceremonies (Emcee)

Content Type: Volunteer
Program: FIRST Robotics Competition
Jul. 25 2017

The Master of Ceremonies (aka MC or Emcee) is the individual primarily responsible for setting the tone of the competition. He/she creates and sustains an exciting and fun atmosphere throughout the event; embodies the spirit of FIRST and is the consummate FIRST ambassador. 

Game Announcer

Content Type: Volunteer
Program: FIRST Robotics Competition
Jul. 25 2017

The Game Announcer for FIRST Robotics Competition is a Key Volunteer position. They work as part of a team with the Master of Ceremonies to energize the teams and spectators to generate interest and enthusiasm throughout the matches.

FIRST Technical Advisor Assistant (FTAA)

Content Type: Volunteer
Program: FIRST Robotics Competition
Jul. 25 2017

The FIRST Technical Advisor Assistant (FTAA) helps keep the FIRST Robotics Competition field and event running smoothly and works in collaboration with the FIRST Technical Advisor (FTA).

Field Supervisor

Content Type: Volunteer
Program: FIRST Robotics Competition
Jul. 25 2017

Field Supervisor for FIRST Robotics Competition is a Key Volunteer position. They supervise field assembly and disassembly in collaboration with the FIRST Technical Advisor (FTA).

Webcast Operator

Content Type: Volunteer
Program: FIRST Robotics Competition
Mar. 15 2017

The webcast operator volunteer role for the FIRST Robotics Competition operates FIRST Webcast Unit, creating a live video stream for engagement outside the arena. Work under the direction of the FIRST Tech Advisor (FTA). Create an exciting, cohesive experience for web spectators, and create an archive for teams to re-live the event.

Ask an Expert Webinars

Content Type: FIRST LEGO League
Jul. 18 2016

Register for an upcoming webinar or watch previously recorded ones that provide insights from Challenge subject matter experts or general season tips.

Top 5 Myths of Teaching STEM in the Classroom - Infographic

Content Type: FIRST General
Jun. 10 2016

Learn more about the top 5 myths about teaching STEM from this infographic

Workshops and Conferences

Content Type: FIRST General
May. 20 2016

Archive of past FIRST Championship Conference presentations

Emcee and Game Announcer Training Material

Content Type: FIRST Robotics Competition
Feb. 16 2016

Training Materials for the Master of Ceremonies and Game Announcer volunteer roles for FIRST Robotics Competition.