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2020 Season Judging Updates

Oct 25, 2019 Written by Cindy Stong and Allen Bancroft, Co-Chief Judge Advisors, FIRST Robotics Competition.

2020 update to the Awards!

Woodie Flowers

Oct 23, 2019 Written by Frank Merrick.

Remembering Woodie.

Virtual Field

Oct 10, 2019 Written by Kate Pilotte, Kit of Parts Manager, FIRST Robotics Competition.

Information about the Virtual Field.

Another Team Update, Help a Neighbor, Second Preference Opening

Oct 09, 2019 Written by Frank Merrick.

New Team Update, Q&A Closing, and Program Surgery

Oct 03, 2019 Written by Frank Merrick.

Team Update 0.3 is here!

First Event Assignments and NASA Grant

Sep 27, 2019 Written by Frank Merrick.

First event preferences have been published! If your team missed the preference window, that's okay. We are now open for registration for those teams who are not registered or waitlisted yet. Also, the NASA grant applications are due Monday, September 30!

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