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Chairman’s and Woodie Flowers Award Submissions are due today! Entries must be submitted by a student award submitter in the Youth Member Registration System, accessed through the Dashboard at, by 3:00 pm Eastern Time. More information about the awards and submission process is listed here:

Entrepreneurship and Dean’s List Award Submissions are due next Thursday, February 16th at 3:00 pm Eastern Time: The Entrepreneurship Award is submitted in the Youth Member Registration System, and the Dean’s List Award is submitted by the Lead Coach/Mentor 1 or 2, or a designated adult Mentor from the Dashboard at

Please note: We are not able to accept submissions after the deadline. For this reason, we suggest that your team submit their entries as soon as possible.

Robot Stop Build Day is Wednesday, February 22nd at 04:59 UTC! Teams must stop building before the local equivalent of 11:59 pm Eastern Time on Tuesday, February 21st. This change is reflected in the Game and Season Manual and was mentioned to teams in the following blog: earlier this season.  For detailed information on the “Bag and Tag” process, please review Section 8.4, Budget Constraints & Fabrication Schedule, of the Game and Season Manual found here:

Sapa Extrusion North America and FIRST® 2017 Contest: Do you have an idea for a new aluminum extrusion? This contest is for you! Are you wondering what an aluminum extrusion is? This contest is also for you! Details about learning more about aluminum extrusion as well as getting involved in the contest are here:

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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