FRC Blog

Control System Update

Oct 13, 2016 Written by Kevin O'Connor, Robotics Engineer, FIRST Robotics Competition.

A new (old) radio announcement paired with WPI library news. Plus, the list of 2017 Beta Test Teams!

2nd District Event Registration and 2017 Medals

Oct 12, 2016 Written by Frank Merrick.

Reminder that 2nd Event Registration is open for DISTRICT TEAMS on Thursday, October 13 at Noon Eastern. Michigan and Pacific Northwest Teams can register starting at 11 AM Eastern on Thursday, October 13. Also, check out the FIRST STEAMWORKS medals!

2nd District Event Registration Thursday – Important New Information

Oct 11, 2016 Written by Frank Merrick.

2nd District Event Registration for Michigan and Pacific Northwest Teams will open at 11 AM Eastern on Thursday, October 13, 2016. Registration for MI and PNW will temporarily close at 11:45 AM Eastern on Thursday, October 13, 2016. 2nd District Event Registration will open for ALL DISTRICT TEAMS at Noon Eastern on Thursday, October 13, 2016.

Important Dates

Oct 07, 2016 Written by Frank Merrick.

Updates to the Season Calendar now available! 2nd District Event Registration will happen on 10/13 at Noon Eastern. 2nd Regional Event Registration will happen on 10/20 at Noon Eastern. Read the blog for additional dates!

Regional Registration Issues

Oct 06, 2016 Written by Frank Merrick.

Detailed information about today's Regional Initial Event Registration.

Event Registrations, Behind the Lines, and Drive Base Opt-Out

Oct 05, 2016 Written by Frank Merrick.

Initial Event Registration for Regional Teams opens tomorrow (10/6) at Noon Eastern. Plus Behind The Lines premiers tonight (10/5) at 8pm Eastern! Check out the Champion Chairman's Award Winners as they talk about how to improve your team! Don't forget that Drive Base Opt-Out ends Thursday (10/6) at Noon Eastern.

Registration Update and Reminder

Oct 04, 2016 Written by Frank Merrick.

Reminder that Initial District Event Registration opens Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at Noon Eastern and Initial Regional Event Registration opens Thursday, October 6, 2016 at Noon Eastern.

FIRST Robotics Competition Registration Update

Sep 30, 2016 Written by Frank Merrick.

Exciting news about the 2017 Initial Event Registration! Be sure to read the full text here!

Veteran Team Drive Base Option and Registration Progress

Sep 27, 2016 Written by FIRST Staff

The Drive Base Opt Out is now available! Also, a quick Registration Update.

Initial Event Registration Update

Sep 23, 2016 Written by Frank Merrick.

Initial Event Registration has been postponed to the week of October 3.