Team Blast - 07-24-14

FTC Team E-mail Blast

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Contents:

  1. Tune in to Gear Up With FTC Virtual Summer Conference Today
  2. Get Your Friends to Start a Rookie Team
  3. Start Applying for Scholarships

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1.  Today's the day! It’s time, FIRST Tech Challenge mentors, coaches, and teams to think beyond the robot to the bigger picture. It is time to connect with experts and teams from around the world. It is time to take your skills to the next level. It is time for an FTC community-wide virtual conference. Introducing – drum roll, please – Gear Up With FTC! If you miss any of our live presentations, make sure to check them out on our YouTube Channel, here! 

Find more information here:

 http://www.usfirst.org/roboticsprograms/ftc/gearupwithftc


2.   We have officially launched a 2014-2015 Rookie Grant available for new (first year) teams in North America to cover the cost of registration at $275 per team.

Help us spread the word and grow the FIRST® Tech Challenge Program!  

Tell your friends who are looking to start a team about this grant. Send them to the FTC Page to learn more:  http://www.usfirst.org/roboticsprograms/ftc

And, don't forget to re-tweet the Rookie Grant tweets on Twitter  (@FIRSTweets) and share the Rookie Grant Facebook Posts (FIRST Official Facebook Page).

Contact ftcteams@usfirst.org for more information.


3.  Looking for a FIRST Scholarship? Check out our FIRST Scholarhsip FAQ for more information. Learn more about what FIRST Scholarship Opportunities we have available. 

More info for our Gear Up With FTC Virtual Summer Conference here 

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