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Don't Be Large and Another Awards Reminder

Feb 01, 2017 Written by Frank Merrick.

Make sure to read G04 and R03 of the 2017 Game & Season Manual! Don't forget that the Submitted Awards are due soon!

Thanks From Don!

Jan 30, 2017 Written by Don Bossi, FIRST President.


I’d like take this opportunity to thank the entire FIRST community for your outpouring of well wishes and positive energy during my recent bout with cancer. Your support really helped speed my recovery and has lifted my and my family’s spirits along the way. 

More Than Robots…AWARDS!

Jan 25, 2017 Written by FIRST Staff.

Have you started on the submitted Awards yet? Now is the time!

#1 on Twitch

Jan 20, 2017 Written by Frank Merrick.

FIRST Kickoff was #1 on Twitch! Check it out!

Snow and Don Update

Jan 18, 2017 Written by FIRST Staff.

Are you wondering about snow days? Plus, great news about Don Bossi, President of FIRST!

Q&A System Back Up

Jan 14, 2017 Written by Frank Merrick.

The Q&A System is back up! See below for more details.

Questions That Need Answering

Jan 13, 2017 Written by Frank Merrick.

Because the Q&A System is currently unavailable, two questions are answered here.

A More Serious Note

Jan 11, 2017 Written by Frank Merrick.

A note about FIRST President, Don Bossi.

Kickoff and Q&A

Jan 09, 2017 Written by Frank Merrick and Blake Bourque.

Some preliminary numbers about FIRST STEAMWORKS! Plus, are you ready for the new Q&A System? It opens on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at Noon Eastern. Details below!

More Season Info

Jan 06, 2017 Written by FIRST Staff

Some last minute items as we all prepare for Kickoff tomorrow!