Team Blast - 05-14-14

FTC Team E-Blast!

Contents:

  1. Registration is now open!
  2. End of Season Survey (13-14)
  3. Youth Protection Program
  4. FTC Minibot Challenge Winners
  5. U.S. Air Force Leadership Experience

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                1.  Registration for the 2014-2015 FTC season opened today at 12 p.m. (ET).  Registering early is a great way to get a jump start on your season.  Spend the Summer months planning, organizing and fundraising wo you can concentrate on competing when the Season starts this Fall.

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                2.  The 2013-14 FTC End of Season survey will close out soon.  We value your feedback and would love to hear what you liked and didn't like about your FTC BLOCK PARTY! Season.  

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                3.  In an effort to make sure students in all FIRST programs have a safe environment to learn, grow and have fun, we are rolling out a new Youth Protection Program for the 2014-15 season.  Under this new initiative, all teams are required to have at least two screened adult Coaches/Mentors.  To learn more about this process and the requirements, please visit the Youth Protection Program home page:

                http://www.usfirst.org/aboutus/youth-protection-program

                4. And the winner of the FTC Minibot Challenge is...

                FTC #7172 Technical Difficulties for their Plotter Bot!

                2nd place goes to 5609 Ciberbots Toulca
                and a 3rd place tie between Team 4924 , the Tuxedo Pandas, and 7361, Team Ctrl-Alt-Del!

                Thanks to all the FLL and FTC Teams that submitted videos to this contest!  To check out the videos, view them on our YouTube playlist.

                5. The U.S. Air Force develops leaders of great character and vision.  And now, the U.S. Air Force is offering an Air Force Leadership opportunity for a select group of 24 FTC and FRC Teachers and Mentors who are helping inspire today’s youth to become the technical leaders of tomorrow.  

                Stay tuned to our Facebook and Twitter channels, this Friday, for information on how to apply for this opportunity!