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Quiet Rooms at FIRST Robotics Competition Events

Feb 20, 2019 Written by Frank Merrick.

Important information about the implementation of Quiet Rooms at FIRST Robotics Competition Events.

Stop Build Day and Build Season Celebration Show

Feb 19, 2019 Written by Frank Merrick.

Week Zero and Dean’s List

Feb 13, 2019 Written by Frank Merrick.

Are you ready for the first matches of Destination: Deep Space Presented by The Boeing Company? Tune in Saturday, February 16 from 9am to 3:30pm ET for some sweet robot action to our Twitch channel! Don't forget that Dean's List nominations are due Thursday, February 14 at 3pm ET!

2019 Digital Animation Award sponsored by Automation Direct

Feb 11, 2019 Written by Frank Merrick.

Congratulations to FIRST Robotics Competition Team 846, The Funky Monkeys, from San Jose, California, USA, for winning the 2019 Digital Animation Award sponsored by Automation Direct!

Update on Youth Registration

Feb 04, 2019 Written by Nancy Boyer, FIRST Director of Evaluation and Impact.

Be sure to register through our Youth Registration System! Details below!

Deadlines!

Jan 31, 2019 Written by Frank Merrick.

The Chairman's Award and the Woodie Flowers Award are due Thursday, February 7 at 3 PM EASTERN TIME. That's next week! The Dean's List Award is due Thursday, February 14 at 3 PM EASTERN TIME. That's only two weeks!

FIRSTtv Build Season Celebration Show - How To Submit!

Jan 30, 2019 Written by Jacob Komar, Producer, FIRSTtv.

We have so many awesome shows coming up on our Twitch channel, including our Build Season Celebration Show on Friday, February 22 at 7:30pm ET! Get all the details about how to submit your video here!

Ethics; the Challenge We Need to Win!

Jan 24, 2019 This is a special message from Woodie Flowers Award winner Liz Calef, on behalf of the Woodie Flowers Awards winners.

Open Spots at Regionals, Payment Due Date, Digital Animation Award Deadline, and a Twitch Show!

Jan 23, 2019 Written by Frank Merrick.

Looking for another event? We have your list! The Digital Animation Award sponsored by AutomationDirect is due tomorrow, January 24 by 11:59pm ET! Plus, payment for additional events, including FIRST Championship for prequalified teams is due tomorrow, January 24!

Team Avatar Submission System 2019

Jan 21, 2019 Written by Danny Diaz, Systems Engineer, FIRST Robotics Competition.

The Team Avatar Submission System will be available on February 1 February 8, 2019! All the details below!