FTC Team Blast - 11/21/13

FTC Team E-Blast!

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Contents:

  1. Engineering for FIRST Teams Google Hangout tonight!
  2. FTC Event Satisfaction Survey is now available
  3. ROBOTC virtual FTC BLOCK PARTY! competition

LA Qualifying Tournament

Teams compete at the Los Angeles, CA, Qualifying Tournament on 11/16.  Thanks to @TheBookey for sharing this photo with @FTCTeams on Twitter!

    1.  Join us tonight at 7 EST on Google+ for our monthly Hangout.  We’ll be talking with two engineers from Rockwell Collins about what it’s like to be an engineer and answering questions about your FIRST engineering questions.  Register to attend by visiting the Event page on Google +.  We’ll also publish a view link on Twitter and Facebook at 6:45 pm ET.  If you can’t make the live Hangout, you can catch this and all past Hangouts on our YouTube channel.

    Engineering Hangout on Air Teaser

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    2.  Let us know what you thought of your FTC Event experience by taking the FTC Event Satisfaction Survey.  This survey will take less than 5 minutes of your time and your feedback will help us improve the FTC Event experience in the future.  You can take the survey on SurveyMonkey.

    3.  ROBOTC is excited to announce the FTC BLOCK PARTY! Competition for Robot Virtual Worlds.  There will be prizes give at the end to the students with the highest scores.  Check out the Carnegie Mellon Robotics Academy blog for all the details: http://www.robotics-academy.org/blog/2013/11/20/rvw_ftc_cs2n/.

    ROBOTC Logo

    FLL Photo 4.  There are fewer than 20 FLL to FTC Graduation Grants remaining.  Visit www.usfirst.org/roboticsprograms/ftc/grow to see if you or someone you know qualifies!
    5.  Go paperless with your team roster and consent and release forms by using STIMS to manage your team members (for students 13 and up only).  Learn more by visiting our FAQ page: STIMS FAQ   

    STIMS

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