FRC Blogged - Team Counts, Kit of Parts Drive Train Reminder, Kickoff Registration, and I’m a Real Person

Blog Date: 
Friday, September 28, 2012 - 09:47
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Team Counts

As of midnight last night, we had 1,289 FRC teams registered or waitlisted for events, up from 959 at midnight the first day of initial event registration last season.  That’s a 34% increase.  Is this the start of a trend?  We’ll see.  Also, our first rookie team number this year is 4450.  If you’re at an event, and see a team number equal to or greater than that number, it’s rookie team.  Go up and say hi!


Kit of Parts Drive System Reminder

Remember that veteran teams will have an option regarding their KoP Drive System for the 2013 season.   Option selection must be made in TIMS between 10/1 and 10/18.  More details here:


Kickoff Registration

Kickoff Registration goes live in TIMS at Noon EST, Thursday, 10/4


I’m a Real Person

I’ve seen some of the chatter on Chief Delphi.  To the best of my knowledge*, I’m a real person.



I’ll blog again soon.



You haven't changed a bit!

Hey Catherine, great to hear from you again! I haven't changed much in the last 25 years, unless you consider gaining a good 30 pounds 'much'. Let's just say I've been no stranger to the dessert cart.

For anyone interested, Catherine and I graduated with engineering degrees from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), a great school, and one of many great schools to which FIRST students can earn scholarships. Check out details here: . Nearly $16M in scholarships available!

Turned a personal note into a plug - did you catch that? :)

Do you have an email? Facebook?

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