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Launch of the new Team Registration System!

May 12, 2016 Written by Jamee Luce, FIRST Robotics Competition Team Advocate.

FIRST launches the new Team Registration System on Thursday, May 19 at Noon Eastern! More information can be found here.

Gracious Professionalism. Coopertition.

May 11, 2016 Today's Guest Blog Post is written by Christine Matheney, Technical Evangelist, Microsoft.

Christine Matheney, a Technical Evangelist at Microsoft, describes how her experience in the FIRST Robotics Competition helped her get her dream job at Microsoft! Don't forget to submit for Challenge 5 by midnight, Friday, May 13! More information can be found here!

Big News! And Season Thoughts (Later...)

May 05, 2016 Written by Frank Merrick.

2017 and 2018 Championship 'home' assignments.

Pit Assignments at Championship and More!

Apr 25, 2016 Written by Jamee Luce, FIRST Robotics Competition Team Advocate

Learn how to find your Pit Address for the FIRST Championship, and get the latest information about the Bag and Tag Process. Plus visit the Innovation Faire and Scholarship Row at the Marriott Grand Hotel. Don't miss your chance to win $10K with the FedEx Innovation Challenge!

Tonight is the Night! And More!

Apr 22, 2016 Written by Jamee Luce, FIRST Robotics Competition Team Advocate

Preliminary Subdivision Assignments and Match Schedules released tonight, plus new information about the 2016 Einstein fields. Join us to help #makeitLOUD by utilizing our Social Media Toolkit!

#FIRSTChampLIVE and the FIRST Championship App

Apr 21, 2016 Written by Jamee Luce, FIRST Robotics Competition Team Advocate.

In conjunction with GameSense, FIRST is proud announce the addition of #FIRSTChampLIVE, an exciting and fast-paced LIVE show broadcasting throughout Championship. It's also time to download the 2016 FIRST Championship app!

Register Your Team and Other Championship Activites

Apr 20, 2016 Written by Jamee Luce, FIRST Robotics Competition Team Advocate.

Be sure to register your team through Experient! Plus, have you made plans for all the Extra Activities happening during Championship?

Something New – FRC Championship Lineup Show

Apr 18, 2016 Written by Frank Merrick.

FIRST Updates Now will be hosting a one hour FIRST Championship preview show! Be sure to check it out!

FRC Team Load-In for the 2016 FIRST Championship in St. Louis, MO is only 19 days away!

Apr 08, 2016 Written by Krista Pratt.

Important information about shipping FIRST Robotics Competition robots home from the FIRST Championship.

A Fantastic Record and Championship Volunteers Needed

Apr 06, 2016 Written by Frank Merrick.

Congratulations to FRC Team 2056, OP Robotics, on an incredible record numbers of consecutive Regional wins! We are also looking for more volunteers for FIRST Championship. See below for more information.