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Digital Animation Award Submission Deadline: Teams must submit for the Digital Animation Award by 11:59 pm Eastern Time on Tuesday, January 31st.  A full description of the award and submission requirements are listed here:

Additional award submission deadlines are approaching! For detailed information about all FIRST® Robotics Competition awards, please visit  You can find additional information about the submission process for submitted awards here:

Payment Deadline: Additional Regional and District Event payments are due by 5:00 pm Eastern Time on Tuesday, January 31st. Championship registration payments are also due for pre-qualified teams on this date. For additional information regarding payment terms, please visit:

FIRST Choice: FIRST Choice will open for Round 2 Traditional Ordering tomorrow, January 20th at noon Eastern Time, and will remain open until April 7, 2017.

Q&A System Reminder: We ask that teams looking for clarification about game rules, robot construction, and event logistics use the Question & Answer System (Q&A) to post questions pertaining to the Game and Season Manual. Teams can access the Q&A system here:   

National Advocacy Conference, June 25 - 27, 2017 in Washington, DC: We need your help getting more teams and more states represented on Capitol Hill this June.  Are any students on your team interested?  Are there any other teams in your area that may want to work with you to get your voices heard?  Students will learn how to talk to members of Congress, and then we send each team out for a day of meetings with Senators and Members of Congress to promote FIRST and STEM Education on behalf of every student in America! Please visit for Conference information and Registration.

You can also help us fund scholarships for travel costs for teams to attend:

As always, we are here to help. Please contact our Customer Support Team with any questions, or if you need help, visit our "Contact Us" webpage:

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