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West TN STEM Hub to host NASA Virtual Event

Click on image above to register.

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FIRST® LEGO® League season challenges kick off in 2 weeks

This robotics season, we’re stepping into the world of sports, play, and fitness – moving, collaborating, competing, and celebrating. In RePLAYSM and PLAYMAKERSSM, FIRST® LEGO® League students will explore the activities we can do in different spaces for play and … Continue reading

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TN Valley Robotics – Video Competition

TN Valley Robotics is sponsoring a video competition for robotics teams & individuals to promote robotics in the TN Valley region. We will have three categories ( elementary, middle/high school, and teacher/coach). We will choose 12 videos that best represent … Continue reading

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New Server

Over the summer months, we transferred this website to a new server. We have tested it thoroughly, but if you find broken links, please let us know.

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Season Theme Teaser (all programs)

Watch FIRST Virtual Showcase Presented by Qualcomm from FIRSTinspires on www.twitch.tv

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FIRST Virtual Showcase

Join us for a gathering of the FIRST community recognizing the achievements of FIRST teams, mentors and volunteers around the world during the FIRST RISE powered by Star Wars: Force for Change season, to date. To watch the FIRST Virtual … Continue reading

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Urban STEM Scholarship at the U of M

The Urban STEM Collaboratory invites applications for the 2020-2021 STEM Scholars program. Scholarships are awarded in a range of $2,500-$10,000 per academic year and are renewable through the senior year based on continued eligibility and funding availability. Scholars will become a part of a STEM Community and will engage in a variety … Continue reading

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A Message from Dean Kamen: FIRST & COVID-19

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Important: FIRST COVID-19 Update

Dear friends, colleagues & partners, It is with deep disappointment that I share an update on the immediate suspension of the current FIRST season [including the Memphis FRC Regional] and the cancellation of both Championship events. This decision has been made based on … Continue reading

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Control System Update

Did you see the FRC Blog on the 2022 Control System Update? If not, view the whole thing HERE. But to summarize: The current control system will play though the 2021 season, and then after that a NEW RoboRio with … Continue reading

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