FIRST® Robotics Competition
Team Blast October 26, 2023

Hi , 


Program Updates, Deadlines, & Reminders

Additional Events: Additional Play Event Registration is now open for unrestricted regional events and in-district events. Additional inter-district event registration opens November 7 at 12:00 p.m. ET.

All events registration will close at 12:00 p.m. ET Monday, November 13.


Upcoming! Award Submissions: The 2023 FIRST® Impact Award, Dean's List Award, and Woodie Flowers Award application portals will open on Thursday, November 2, at 12:00 p.m. ET.

Find more information, including steps to designate an award submitter, on the Awards page and our Helpful Tips for Award Submissions page.  

Please note:

✏️ A signed consent form is required for students to be assigned as a FIRST Impact Award and Woodie Flowers Award
submitter as well as nominated and interviewed for the Dean’s List Award.

✏️Lead mentors 1 and 2 are now able to submit for the FIRST Impact Award. While this option is available, we still strongly encourage this submission to be made by students.


Building skills and engaging: We share two new available activities to help build skills and engage with the community on our FIRST® Robotics Competition Blog.


Express Enrollment Youth Registration (U.S. & Canada teams): Read our FIRST Robotics Competition Blog to learn about our new mobile-friendly youth registration tool.


Championship Registration Fee & Eligibility: Read this new FIRST Robotics Competition blog post for updates on Regional advancement to FIRST Championship and a change to the FIRST Championship registration fee.


FIRST Updates

FIRST Memorial Scholarship Applications Open (Global): Applications for this year's Dr. Bart Kamen Memorial FIRST Scholarship and Woodie Flowers Memorial Grant are now available along with other FIRST Scholarship opportunities

Dr. Bart Kamen Memorial FIRST Scholarship awards four (4) $10,000 renewable scholarships annually for students pursuing medical or biomedical programs.  

The Woodie Flowers Memorial Grant is available to last season's Dean's List Award Winners and awards one (1) $10,000 renewable scholarship annually to a student pursuing a degree that will lead to "a meaningful life" 


FIRST Diary of an Innovator: Continuing our FIRST Diary of an Innovator Blog Series, we introduce FIRST Robotics Competition Team 1880, Warriors of East Harlem!


Community Engagement 

Inspire the Future: FIRST Educators Recognition Program: At FIRST, recognition is not only part of our name, but also core to our ethos. In this spirit, we are proud to launch our third year of the Inspire the Future: FIRST Educators Recognition Program. NEW this year, you may nominate outstanding schools as part of the first annual Inspire the Future: FIRST School Recognition Program. Help us celebrate the FIRST educators and schools who inspire their learning communities and advance the mission of FIRST by submitting a nomination. 


   instagram logo    tik tok logo    facebook logo    twitter logo    linkedin logo    youtube logo    donate   


200 Bedford Street  Manchester, NH 03101

You received this email because you are subscribed to: Team Blasts | FIRST Robotics Competition 

Privacy Policy | Update Email Preferences | Unsubscribe