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New Rule for the 2018 Season: R19-F allows you to unbag your robot for an unofficial pre-inspection by a 2018 Certified Lead Robot Inspector. This rule is written in Section 8.4 of the Game & Season Manual. 
Team Avatar: There’s still time to submit your Team Avatar. Submissions will be accepted until April 1, 2018. Find details in this blog post. 
7th Annual U.S. Air Force / FIRST®Leadership Experience for FIRST Teachers & Mentors: The U.S. Air Force develops leaders of great character and vision. For the 7th year, the U.S. Air Force is offering a unique three-day leadership program providing FIRST mentors with hands on leadership training taught by Air Force personnel. This year’s event will take place from July 15 to July 19 at Eglin Air Force Base in Valparaiso, FL. 
The event consists of lectures, team building exercise, and tours and demonstrations at a local Air Force Base. The Air Force will select a group of 24 mentors who are teachers from FIRST®Tech Challenge and FIRSTRobotics Competition teams who live within the continental United States and are helping inspire today’s youth to become the technical leaders of tomorrow. 
For additional information about this opportunity and to apply, click here. Applications must be submitted byFriday, May 11. Applicants, if selected, will be notified by Friday, May 25. 
Extended Team Support Hours: Team Support will be available on Saturdays during competition event weeks from 12:00-5:00 pm Eastern Time. To contact Team Support, please call 1-800-871-8326 x 0.  
Please note: Team blasts will transition to Tuesdays during the competition season, starting February 27. Keep an eye out for additional communications from Team Support throughout the remainder of the season as well.  
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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