Hello Friend,
 
Coming to you from FIRST® LEGO® League HQ in Manchester, NH, USA.  
 
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QUOTE OF THE WEEK

 
 
WHAT EVERYONE'S TALKING ABOUT
 
Congratulations to the Winning Innovators! 
FIRST® teams from around the world were recognized June 30  for their exemplary societal solutions at the 11th annual FIRST® Global Innovation Awards powered by Star Wars: Force for Change. Sixty FIRST teams made up of students ages 9-18, representing 11 countries, were honored for their innovative solutions enhancing safety and accessibility in physical activity during the remote broadcast. Read about the award winners and runners-up and watch the broadcast! 
 
Previous Challenge Sets now available! 
Due to popular demand, FIRST is pleased to announce that Classic Explore Sets are now available for purchase through our partner, AndyMark!  
 
Youth Protection Screening 
If you were screened 4 years ago your “passed” status likely changed to “renewal screening required” when the 2020 – 2021 season rolled over on April 30, 2021.  Please visit your FIRST account dashboard to check your screening status and, if needed, order your renewal screening now!  
 
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CELEBRATION AND SHOUTOUTS 
 
What is your team most looking forward to during the upcoming CARGO CONNECTSM season? Let us know with a tweet to @firstlegoleague or Facebook post!
 
 
 
 
The fine print 
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