Email Blast- Initial Event Registration~2014 Safety Animation Contest~Chairman's Award Eligibility~FRC Season Calendar~Upcoming Resources
Initial Event Registration: Initial Regional and initial District event registration opens Thursday, 9/26/13 at 12 noon ET in TIMS: https://my.usfirst.org/frc/tims/site.lasso.
IMPORTANT! Please remember, you must complete the Team Profile Section in order to register for an event. If you have not done so already, please complete via TIMS: https://my.usfirst.org/frc/tims/site.lasso. If you need assistance please contact Team Support at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2014 Safety Animation Contest: 2014 Safety Animation contest details are now available: http://www.usfirst.org/roboticsprograms/frc/safety-video-and-manual. The submission portal in STMS: https://my.usfirst.org/stims/site.lasso opens on Thursday, 10/10/13 at 12 noon ET and will remain open until Thursday, 12/12/13 at 12 noon ET.
Chairman’s Award Eligibility: There is an update to Chairman’s Award eligibility for the 2014 season. This season, teams will be eligible to win Chairman’s Award at every event they attend at their initial level of competition – District or Regional - until they win. For details on the change, please visit the FRC Blog: http://www.usfirst.org/roboticsprograms/frc/blog-something-new-chairmans-award-eligibility.
FRC Season Calendar: Please visit the FRC season calendar: http://www.usfirst.org/roboticsprograms/frc/calendar/month to view important 2014 season dates and deadlines. You can change the view of the calendar to month or list by clicking on the links at the top of the page.
- FRC’s ‘Ask An Expert’ calls have begun, led by Senior Mentors and various experts from the FIRST community. Join us for our next call on Wednesday, 9/25/13, focused on New Mentor Orientation. Visit http://www.usfirst.org/community/volunteers/fsm_training_calls#FRC for more information.
- Autodesk offers a number of free resources and webinars for both Students & Mentors, all of which are recorded and stored on their website. Their next webinar, “Autodesk Inventor: Creating Assemblies’, will take place on Monday, 9/23/13. To register for the webinar or access their resources, visit http://students.autodesk.com/?nd=first_home_landing.
- National Instruments (NI) offers training materials, grants and competitions for FRC & FTC teams. To learn more, visit https://decibel.ni.com/content/community/academic/student_competitions/frc.
- PTC offers a variety of free training opportunities, both in-person and on the web. To learn more about their Hands-on-Workshops, Online Training Opportunities and weekly webinars, visit http://www.ptc.com/company/community/first/teams.htm and click on Training and Resources.
The FIRST® Robotics Competition (FRC®) is brought to you, in part, by our generous Sponsors and Suppliers. For a full list, please visit http://www.usfirst.org/sponsors/sponsor-listings.