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Something New – Team Avatars

From: FRIST Written by Danny Diaz, FIRST Robotics Competition Systems Engineer. Avatars have been used in arcade video games since the early-mid 1970’s, and have become a way to represent and identify players and personalities. For the first time ever, … Continue reading

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Kit and Kickoff Selection and Second Event Preference opened today

Kit and Kickoff Selection and Second Event Preference opened today at noon Eastern Time. The Second Event Preference option will close on Thursday, October 19th at noon Eastern Time. Login before then to make your selections. Initial event registration is … Continue reading

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Updates

1. The Team Member Registration System is now opened for youth to register for teams. Goto your FIRST Dashboard to start the process. Need help using the registration system….see THIS DOCUMENT for coaches, parents and students. 2. FedEx will be … Continue reading

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Event Preferences – Have you entered your first round yet?

By now, I hope everyone has heard that we are moving to a preference-based system for event assignment and knows that we have an FAQ devoted to the topic. We’ve gone through several rounds of testing on the new system, and … Continue reading

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FIRST News Updates

Special Hurricane Harvey Relief The devastation from Hurricane Harvey was exceptionally hard for a lot of FIRSTers that filled the George R Brown Convention Center not all that long ago. FIRST in Texas created the Harvey Fund to offer grants … Continue reading

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