Chairman's and Woodie Flowers deadlines/Twitch show with The MidKnight Inventors/Alumni Spotlight
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One week away! Chairman’s and Woodie Flowers Award deadline: Thursday, February 7, 2019, 3:00 P.M. Eastern Time. For additional awards and submission details, please visit the Awards page.  We have also posted award submission tips for teams, which you can check out in our latest blog entry
Please remember to check submission deadlines, and email before the deadline for assistance. Late submissions will not be accepted.
Extreme Weather: Many FIRST ® Robotics Competition teams are experiencing extreme weather this week, leading to school closings and limiting access to robot build spaces. As we said in the blog entry before kickoff, "2019 Kickoff Week" , and as has been our policy for years, FIRST ® does not grant Stop Build Day extensions for weather-related issues. We encourage teams to put safety first, adjust their build season plans as necessary, and consider using digital tools that facilitate remote collaboration until they can access their build spaces once again.
Join us for another great Twitch show! Saturday, February 2 at 6 P.M. Eastern Time, we will do a build season check in with Team 1923, The MidKnight Inventors, from Plainsboro, NJ, USA! Check out their shop, their ideas, and their incredible story! Don’t forget to check the schedule on our panels and follow our channel so you can be notified anytime we go live!
Make your team’s event experience even better – book with FIRST. We’re preparing the resources and discounts you need to book with ease, so you can prepare for the season ahead! When you book with FIRST, you: 
  • Stay close to your regional and district event venues
  • Receive guaranteed low rates at FIRST-reviewed and sanctioned hotels
  • Enjoy special contracted amenities at most hotels including complimentary Wi-Fi, breakfast, and parking
FIRST Alumni Spotlight: We caught up with FIRST Alumi Connor Tinker and Rose Lam in this Alumni Update. Are you or someone you know a FIRST Alum? Share your story and you may be featured in a future Alumni Spotlight.  


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