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DLC Pack #2 and International Game Piece Option

Oct 26, 2017 Written by Frank Merrick.

DLC Pack #2 is now available. Plus International Game Piece Opt In is now open!

A Reminder and Some Good News

Oct 25, 2017 Written by Frank Merrick.

Be sure to check out the 2018 Championship Assignment Map. Plus, great news about the automatic wild card spot at 2018 Regionals!

2018 Safety Animation Award sponsored by UL

Oct 24, 2017 Written by Frank Merrick.

Edited 10/26/2017 to correct the opening date to Thursday, November 9, 2017. Details about the 2018 Safety Animation Award sponsored by UL, including deadlines and the theme.

Thanks and Welcome!

Oct 23, 2017 Written by Volunteer Resources.

 

Second Event Preference Results and Drive Base Opt-Out

Oct 19, 2017 Written by Frank Merrick

Second Event Preference Results

The second round of event assignments have been completed, and all went smoothly! Huzzah!

Last Chance for Second Round Preference Submissions and Some Data

Oct 18, 2017 Written by Frank Merrick

Behind the Lines Episode 2

Oct 17, 2017 Written by RoboSportsNetwork.

Details about the Behind The Lines episode that airs Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 8pm ET!

Stay with FIRST: Event Housing and Travel

Oct 17, 2017 Written by Ron Falcone.

Get the most up to date information about the Event Housing and Travel offered by FIRST and Experient.

Important Deadlines Coming Up!

Oct 16, 2017 Written by Frank Merrick.

Don't forget to get your second round preferences in before Noon Eastern Thursday, October 19th. Remember to check your drive base option before Noon Eastern Friday, October 20th.

Mexico City Regional Canceled and Second Round of Event Preferencing

Oct 13, 2017 Written by Frank Merrick.

Update on the Mexico City Regional and Second-Round Event Preference System is now open.