Email Blast- Initial Event Registration opens TODAY at 12 noon ET~2014 Season Calendar & Important Deadlines~2014 Regional & District Events~FIRST Dean's List Award~New Rookie Grant Opportunity~Upcoming Resources


Greetings Teams:

Initial Event Registration opens today, 9/26/13 at 12 pm (noon) ET: Register for your initial competition event in TIMS beginning 9/26/13 @ 12 pm (noon) ET:

**IMPORTANT** Your team will be unable to register for an event until you complete the entire pre-registration process, which includes updating and/or verifying all information in the Team Profile section of your Team Summary page in TIMS. If you need assistance, please contact Team Support at

2014 Season Calendar and Important Deadlines:

2014 Regional and District Events:

FIRST Dean’s List Award: For an update on the FIRST Dean’s List Award, please visit:

New FRC Rookie Grant Opportunity: FIRST is excited to announce a new funding opportunity exclusively available to Rookie teams participating in the 2014 FRC season! This funding has been provided by the Argosy Foundation along with other generous supporters of FIRST. For information on the grant, along with a link to the application website, please visit: and click on the “2014 Rookie Grant Applications are now available” link at the top of the page.

Kit of Parts Drive System Option: Beginning Thursday, 10/3/13, veteran teams will have the opportunity to opt out of the KoP Drive System and receive an AndyMark Product Donation Voucher instead. Teams can access this in TIMS beginning Thursday, 10/3/13. This option closes on Thursday, 10/17/13 at 12 pm (noon) ET. For more information on the options, please visit the FRC Blog:

Upcoming Resources

The FIRST® Robotics Competition (FRC®) is brought to you, in part, by our generous Sponsors and Suppliers. For a full list, please visit

Go Teams!