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New Award! Autonomous Award sponsored by Ford

Feb 27, 2018 Written by Frank Merrick.

Check out this new Championship-only Award sponsored by Ford!

FIRST POWER UP Audience Displays

Feb 26, 2018 Written by Danny Diaz, FIRST Robotics Competition Systems Engineer.

Details about the FIRST POWER UP Audience Displays are here!

Events Start Next Week!

Feb 22, 2018 Written by Frank Merrick.

The 2018 FIRST POWER UP Events start next week! Make sure your team is ready with these helpful reminders!

Stop Build Day

Feb 20, 2018 Written by Frank Merrick.

It's Stop Build Day!

We Got Game! And More!

Feb 19, 2018 Written by Frank Merrick.

Week Zero wrap up, plus some important game reminders. And Stop Build Day is almost here!

Week Zero

Feb 16, 2018 Written by Frank Merrick.

Week Zero is finally here! I can't wait to see FIRST POWER UP play for the first time! If you are hosting an event, make sure your scale has the outriggers attached!

Award Deadlines

Feb 14, 2018 Written by Frank Merrick.

Remember that submissions for the Dean's List and Entrepreneurship Award are due on Thursday, February 15 before 3pm ET!

A Quick(ish) Reminder

Feb 12, 2018 Written by Kate Pilotte, Kit of Parts Manager.

Don't forget to use your Vouchers!

2018 Digital Animation Award sponsored by Automation Direct winner! And more on Power Cube Covers!

Feb 09, 2018 Written by Frank Merrick.

Congratulations to the winner of the Digital Animation Award sponsored by Automation Direct! Plus another resource for making your own Power Cube covers!

First Steps for Next in Wireless

Feb 07, 2018 Written by Kevin O'Connor, Robotics Engineer, & Kate Pilotte, Kit of Parts Manager.

Details about the RFP for the new wireless component of the control system!