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Join Twitch Partner DeejayKnight on the FIRST® Twitch channel starting March 14 at 4pm ET! Join Twitch Partner DeejayKnight on the FIRST Twitch channel throughout March and April. Deejay will visit four teams from all over the U.S. to learn how FIRST programs have impacted their students, mentors, and communities. Don’t miss the first stream in the series starting March 14 at 4pm ET as he visits the Mechanical Mustangs in Clifton, New Jersey.
 
Be Part of Something Extraordinary: Even if your team isn’t competing at FIRST® Championship this season, you can still be part of the action. Volunteer in downtown Houston or Detroit at FIRST Championship and help support your fellow teams. You and your team can work with and inspire tens of thousands of students from around the world and still be front-row to the excitement. Volunteer opportunities for FIRST® Robotics Competition are still available. See how your team can help here!
 
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 FIRST Robotics 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, click here. Applications must be submitted by Friday, May 11th. Applicants, if selected, will be notified by Friday, May 25th.

FIRST Championship Payment Information: Teams planning to attend the 2018 FIRST Championship or their District Championship, who qualifiy prior to Week 5, must SECURE their payment on or before Wednesday at 5:00 P.M. Eastern Time following their qualifying event. Need help securing your payment prior to the deadline? Contact our Finance Department with questions.

One of these forms must be received by the Wednesday (Weeks 1-4) or Tuesday (Weeks 5-7) following the qualifying event by 5:00 P.M. Eastern Time.
*Commitment Letters and Purchase Orders must be paid to FIRST by check or credit card prior to Wednesday, April 11, 2018. 

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