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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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Calling all High School Roboticists!

Memphis Public Libraries invites parents and students to attend one of our Virtual Recruitment Days for our Community Robotics Team, the Memphis MechWarriors! Parents and students are invited to two opportunities, December 7th or 8th from 3pm-5pm to hear more … Continue reading

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INVITATION: Virtual College Fair

On November 12, FIRST partner Tallo is hosting a free virtual college fair specifically for FIRST students! We will introduce you to colleges who are looking for FIRST students because on your teams you have learned the skills and gained … Continue reading

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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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