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TVA Grant Opened

The TVA Grant is now opened and is accepting applications for the 2020-21 FIRST Season Team Eligibility: All FIRST LEGO League, FIRST Tech Challenge and FIRST Robotic teams in the TVA Service Area are eligible for funding, which will cover … Continue reading

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Society for Information Management

For years SIM (Society for Information Management) has been working with Memphis FIRST FRC teams and our FLL Partner. Now SIM is going nation wide with a new National Alliance with FIRST. Read Below: FIRST welcomes new Alliance: SIM Foundation … Continue reading

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FIRST HQ Update on 2021 FIRST Robotics Competition Season

From: https://www.firstinspires.org/community/inspire/update-2021-first-robotics-competition-seasonDate: Sep 24, 2020Written by FIRST Staff Dear FIRST® Community, We have been evaluating different scenarios for all our programs over the past many months and have already implemented several changes to provide every student participant a valuable, enjoyable … Continue reading

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2021 Championships and how it affects West TN

As announced by FIRST HQ today, the two World Championships have been moved to Mid July (Houston) and Early August (Detroit). What does this mean for West TN? Well it means we will also be moving events to latter in … Continue reading

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2021 FIRST Scholarship Program

The 2021 FIRST Scholarship Program has officially launched! High-school-level FIRST participants are eligible to apply for over $80M in scholarship opportunities for post-secondary education. Learn more here and #applyapplyapply today.

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New FIRST® @ Home Curriculum

Whether in the classroom or at home learning, continue to engage students in STEM learning, skill development, and FUN with a 12 session learning series for teachers, parents, and coaches created by FIRST Education. These free and flexible PreK-12 STEM … Continue reading

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Covid-19 and FIRST

Wondering what your season might look like if your team is being affected by Covid-19? FIRST has THIS WEBPAGE to help your navigate teams and events in the age of Covid. This includes info on the Remote Event Hub.

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2021 FIRST® Scholarship Program

Only one week until the 2021 FIRST Scholarship Program launches! Head over to www.firstinspires.org/scholarships to learn everything you need to know about how the program works, check out the over 200 Scholarship providers who made available scholarships last year and … Continue reading

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Did you see

Just wanted to point out that our very own FIRST Senior Mentor (Randall Phillips) was featured at the top of this weeks Volunteer Newsletter:

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FIRST Robotics Virtual Reality Experience

Check out the FIRST Robotics Virtual Reality Experience webpage…but here is the video that shows all sections of FIRST in a 360 environment::

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