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Kit of Parts: The Basics & 2020 Deets

Sep 26, 2019 Written by Kate Pilotte, Kit of Parts Manager, FIRST Robotics Competition.

Everything you need to know about the 2020 Kit of Parts! Or at least everything we can share now!

Another Team Update and Event Preference Deadline!

Sep 25, 2019 Written by Frank Merrick.

Team Update 0.2 is now available, and don't forget to get your first event preferences in before Noon, ET on Thursday, September 26!

Pool Noodles, Event Preferences and an Overview Document, More DLC Goodies

Sep 20, 2019 Written by Frank Merrick.

Information about Pool Noodles for 2020. Plus Event Preferencing is open and we have a helpful overview available! And another DLC pack!

New Chief Volunteers!

Sep 19, 2019 Written by Fiona Hanlon, Volunteer Resources Coordinator, FIRST Robotics Competition

Team Update 0.1

Sep 18, 2019 Written by Frank Merrick.

Update to the Stop Build Day Rules. Team Update 0.1.

Event Preferencing Opening Soon

Sep 16, 2019 Written by Frank Merrick.

First Event Preferencing opens on Thursday, September 19 at Noon Eastern! Get your team ready today!

Party Shoes ON!!! and Are You Just Crazy Enough?

Sep 11, 2019 Written by Frank Merrick.

The teaser will be on 9/12 at 7pm ET on Twitch! Tune in for the Party! Also, do you want to work for FIRST Robotics Competition? We have an opening for a Software Engineer!

Beta Testing and Usage Reporting

Sep 10, 2019 Written by Kevin O'Connor, Robotics Engineer, FIRST Robotics Competition.

Stop Build Day and Shipping

Sep 06, 2019 Written by Frank Merrick.

Rules regarding Stop Build Day retirement.

Teaser Date and Time, Safety Animation Award, and Medals

Aug 29, 2019 Written by Frank Merrick.

The Teaser is coming! Plus, the Safety Animation Award theme is here, and medals for the 2020 season!