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Replacement Parts Requests: If your team has inventoried its Kit of Parts and has determined that it is missing or needs replacement parts, you must use the replacement parts request web forms to order replacements. Replacement parts requests must be submitted by tomorrow, Friday, January 13th at 12:00 pm (noon) Eastern Time.  For more details and step by step instructions, please visit: http://firstinspires.org/robotics/frc/blog/2017-more-season-info.  

Q&A System: The updated 2017 FIRST® Robotics Competition Question and Answer System is now open. We ask that teams looking for clarification about game rules, robot construction, event logistics use the Question & Answer System (Q&A) to post questions pertaining the Game and Season Manual. To read more about enhancements made to the system this season, please visit: http://firstinspires.org/robotics/frc/blog/2017-kickoff-qa.

Bart Kamen Memorial FIRST Scholarship: The 2017 Bart Kamen Memorial FIRST Scholarship application deadline is February 1st! This transportable scholarship is for students pursuing degrees in Biomedical Engineering & Pre-Med. Think you’ve got what it takes to follow in Dr. Kamen’s footsteps? Learn more and apply now, as the February 1st deadline is coming soon: http://www.firstinspires.org/bart-kamen-scholarship.

2017 Participation Pins Order Forms: Looking to purchase medallions, pins, and/or plaques? You may do so by visiting http://www.firstinspiresawards.com. If you have any questions regarding your order(s), please contact Sports Awards customer service directly at 800-621-5803 and 773-282-8060.

Banners may be purchased directly through First Impressions.

Championship Conferences: Does your team have a FIRST Championship Conference presentation idea? FIRST is asking teams who would be interested in presenting a topic that would be of interest to the FIRST community to submit a proposal regardless of their Championship registration status. More information about the FIRST Championship Conferences is located on the FIRST Championship website here: https://www.firstchampionship.org/welcome#block-block-53.  The deadline to submit a Request for Proposal is January 30, 2017.

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