Registration Now Opened

Registration is now opened for the 2018-19 Deep Space Season.

Coaches can register their teams via their Dashboard

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Deep Space Logos Available for Download and other news

Logos for DESTINATION: DEEP SPACESM Presented By The Boeing Company: We are excited to share the logo files for the 2019 season! You can find them here, along with our guidelines.

Are you a returning volunteer or team contact? Now is a good time to log in to your Dashboard to update your profile!

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Secret City Off Season Event

This past week, the Memphis Mechwariors went to Oak Ridge TN to participate in the Secret City Robotics Off Season Event. Not only was it the first time the team was selected for an alliance for the championship rounds, they made it all the way to the finales.

Way to go TEAM!

More pictures from the event HERE.

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Pool Noodles

From: https://www.firstinspires.org/robotics/frc/blog/2019-logos-and-more

Pool Noodles

You will be needing pool noodles for bumpers in the 2019 season. If your stock is running low, you may want to pick some up.

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A few more Off Season Events

Secret City Invitational- Oak Ridge TN June 7-9
http://www.secretcityrobotics.org/
contacts–
lbuckner@ortn.edu
cscott@ortn.edu

WVROX – Morgantown WV August 3-4
http://www.marsfirst.org/wvrox-2018/
contact—
mars2614@gmail.com

Tennessee Valley Fair Robo Rodeo – Knoxville TN September 15-16
https://www.tnvalleyfair.org/special-events.html
contacts–
lbuckner@ortn.edu
cscott@ortn.edu

Battle for the Bluegrass – Corbin, KY November 3rd
5th annual event, always a great event with the extra benefit of providing a lock-in for teams to save on lodging.
https://www.facebook.com/groups/531012097000142/
contacts—
roger.riquelme@knox.kyschools.us
acanada@firstinspires.org

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Welcome our FIRST SENIOR MENTOR

FIRST HQ has announced that West TN is getting a FIRST SENIOR Mentor (FSM). FSM’s are a group of highly skilled and talented technical and non-technical individuals, who focus on recruiting, supporting and expanding FIRST programs. (For more info on the FSM Program see THIS WEBSITE)

Congratulations to Mr. Randall C. Phillips who also coach’s a FIRST LEGO League Robotics Team and a Business Mentor for a FIRST Robotics Competition Team. He was nominated & accepted to be Memphis and West TN region’s FIRST Senior Mentor, the 1st to have this role in West TN!

You can contact him at rphillips@firstinspires.org.

He heads off for FSM training shortly…

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