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Control System Update

Feb 25, 2020 Written by Kate Pilotte, Senior Kit of Parts Manager, FIRST Robotics Competition.

An exciting update about Control System for 2022 through 2026!

Star Wars Branding

Feb 24, 2020 Written by Kevin Walther, Brand Manager, FIRST Marketing.

Information about the Star Wars branding.

2020 INFINITE RECHARGE Audience Displays

Feb 19, 2020 Written by Danny Diaz, FIRST Robotics Competition Senior System Engineer.

All the details you will need to know for the INFINITE RECHARGE Audience Displays!

Week Zero, Stop Build Day, and those FIRST RISE Stickers!

Feb 17, 2020 Written by Frank Merrick.

The Week Zero event was a success! Plus, a note about the Stop Build Day Retirement, and don't forget to include the FIRST RISE stickers on your robots!

Digital Animation Award, Resources, Merch, and Week 0

Feb 12, 2020 Written by Frank Merrick.

Congratulations to the 2020 Digital Animation Award Winner, Team 1317! Plus new resources published, lots of new merchandise available, and Week 0 is Saturday, February 15!

The Coronavirus

Jan 30, 2020 Written by Frank Merrick

I’m sure many of you have been following the world-wide news about the new coronavirus, 2019-nCoV.

Travel Travel Travel

Jan 22, 2020 Written by Frank Merrick.

Get your #FIRSTTravelBuddy, reserve your hotel rooms, and have loads of fun! Plus, there's still Regionals with space, so sign up today for additional plays this season!

Safety Update

Jan 20, 2020 Written by Barb Guthrie, Vice President of Corporate Sustainability at UL and proud Safety Advisor.

Exciting changes to the Safety experience, plus the Safety Animation Award Winner!

Paul George

Jan 17, 2020 Written by Frank Merrick.

Remembering Paul George.

FIRST Championship News and Reminders

Jan 16, 2020 Written by Frank Merrick.

Exciting news about the FIRST Championship schedule, plus some reminders about important dates coming up!