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  1. New REV Robotics Firmware Released
  2. Apple Camp
  3. FIRST HQ Holiday Hours
New REV Robotics firmware released
REV Robotics recently released firmware 1.7.2 for their Expansion Hub.  Firmware 1.7.2 fixes an issue where the encoders on ports 0 and 3 of the REV Robotics Expansion Hub occasionally get reset during a match. Details regarding the firmware release as well as instructions on how to download and install the firmware are available from the Expansion Hub product page of the REV Robotics website.
 
Apple Camp
Ever wanted to see the inside of Apple Inc.? If you’re a high school Junior or senior, now’s your chance to apply for a nomination from FIRST® to attend the 2018 Apple Engineering Technology Camp. Learn more about this and other opportunities at www.firstinspires.org/alumni.  
 
Important points about the Camp/Process:
  • 2018 Apple Engineering Technology Camp in CA is from July 9 – Aug 3
  • All travel/accommodation expenses paid
  • Open to current high school Sophomores (10) and Juniors (11)
  • FIRST asked to nominate Students to apply – they must complete our application to be considered for nomination
  • Short application period for FIRST nominations – closes at 11:59pm EST on January 5th.
 
FIRST HQ Holiday Hours
FIRST will be closing at 3:00 P.M. EST on Friday, December 22, 2017. Our offices will also be closed Monday, December 25, 2017 for the Christmas holiday. Our normal business hours resume on Tuesday, December 26, 2017. Have a wonderful holiday!

Contact Us

Sincerely,

FIRST® Tech Challenge Staff

603.666.3906 x 0  |  firsttechchallenge@firstinspires.org  |  www.firstinspires.org

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