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New Coach and Mentor Training Available Online

First has produced a new 20-minute interactive coach and mentor training can help you build useful skills to navigate your first season including: Creating a safe and inclusive environment where students can learn and thrive. Understanding of the FIRST® Core Values and how … Continue reading

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Virtual Code Camp

Click here to Apply

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FIRST Innovation Challenge Expert Education Series

As part of the FIRST® Innovation Challenge presented by Qualcomm, FIRST is hosting an expert educational series featuring conversations with innovators and essential tips teams can apply to succeed in the challenge. Topics may include: pitch advice business model education … Continue reading

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Make sure to check out Team Update 00

Make sure you read “Team Update 00” (found HERE). It is a list of all the changes to the game from 2020 to 2021.

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Kickoff

Join us for Kickoff this Saturday This Saturday, join the FIRST® community as we kick off new challenges and celebrate the 2021 season of FIRST® Robotics Competition, part of the FIRST® GAME CHANGERSSM powered by Star Wars: Force for Change … Continue reading

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How to Watch Twitch (And the FIRST Chanel) on Roku

FIRST does a lot of broadcasts on TWITCH, but last year twitch was dropped by Roku. Since this was my (editor’s) preferred way to watch these broadcasts, I searched for a new way to watch them (for the upcoming FIRST … Continue reading

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Kickoff is Nearly Here

IT’S TIME TO BE GAME CHANGERS – JANUARY 9, 2021 Kickoff ignites the start of the 2021 FIRST® Robotics Competition season, INFINITE RECHARGESM. Whether your team has 15 or 50 (or 500!) students, we have exciting new challenges so everyone on your … Continue reading

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Pre Kickoff Fun

No this isn’t the official kick off, just some pre kickoff fun!

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Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship

Click HERE for more info and HERE to go to website. Application is opened from Nov 30, 2020 to Feb 18, 2021.

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FIRST @ Home

FIRST @ Home is a website full of activities and resources about programming, CAD, Artificial Intelligence, STEM and more! It have activities for all grade levels (K-12). Check it out HERE.

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