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2019 Medals and FIRST TV

Jul 23, 2018 Written by Frank Merrick.

Check out the 2019 DESTINATION: DEEP SPACE medals! And be sure to tune in to FIRST TV on Tuesday, July 24 at 7pm ET for our next episode with Jasmine Florentine and Malcolm Strickland!

Name The Planet Contest

Jul 17, 2018 Written by Frank Merrick.

2019 Destination: Deep Space Name the Planet Contest is here!

FIRST TV and IRI Coverage

Jul 12, 2018 Written by Frank Merrick.

Join us on Tuesday, July 17th at 7pm ET for an exciting interview along with a fun season-related contest! Plus check out the IRI coverage this weekend!

Control System Layout For All

Jul 10, 2018 Written by Frank Merrick.

A digital link to the 2015 Control System Board layout we gave away, plus a great photo of FIRST Robotics Competition Team 1189 and their bananas!

Championship Map Changes and Somebody Wanted This!

Jun 28, 2018 Written by Frank Merrick.

Please see the changes to the 2019 FIRST Championship location assignments. Thanks to all of you who requested the Control System poster!

2018 Season by the Numbers

Jun 14, 2018 Written by Frank Merrick.

DESTINATION: DEEP SPACE Logos, Pool Noodles...and Anybody Want This?

Jun 08, 2018 Written by Frank Merrick.

FIRST POWER UP in LEGO!

Jun 01, 2018 Written by Frank Merrick

Another amazing LEGO model - this time of the FIRST POWER UP field! 

FIRST Core Values

May 24, 2018 Written by Frank Merrick

We are excited to announce a common set of FIRST Core Values that are shared by all the FIRST Programs!

A Kit of Parts Survey Haiku for You

May 21, 2018 Written by Kate Pilotte, FIRST Robotics Competition Kit of Parts Manager.

2018 Kit of Parts Survey is now available! Check out how to win some cool prizes!