Program Updates, Deadlines & Reminders
Open! Award Submissions: The 2023 FIRST® Impact Award, Dean's List Award, and Woodie Flowers Award application portals opened today Thursday, November 3, at 12 p.m. Eastern Time.
- For the FIRST Impact Award & Woodie Flowers Award, a student can only be assigned as an award submitter if their parent/guardian has signed the Consent & Release Form.
- Lead mentors 1 and 2 are now able to submit for the FIRST Impact Award. While we are allowing this option, we still strongly encourage this submission to be made by students.
- Students must have a signed 2023 FIRST Consent & Release form to be nominated and interviewed for the Dean’s List Award.
- Unrestricted Regional Events and Additional In-District Events registration is still open, and will close Monday, November 14 at 12 p.m. Eastern Time.
- Additional Inter-Districts Events will open Tuesday, November 8 at 12 p.m. Eastern Time and will also close on Monday, November 14 at 12 p.m. Eastern Time.
Woodie Flowers Finalist Award at District Championships: Read this FIRST Robotics Competition Blog to learn more about the change to number of awards presented at some of the District Championships this season.
Is your team tax exempt?
If your team is tax exempt, you can provide your tax-exempt status to FIRST
ahead of the payment deadline on Monday, November 14 to ensure a smooth checkout process. Details on taxes for team registration
are available in this blog from last year. Instructions on providing your Tax Exempt Form are on this page
The Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship Program
is now open and this life-changing opportunity will last a lifetime! The Program awards 400 high school seniors who are planning to pursue an undergraduate degree in engineering or computer science with a $40,000 scholarship for college, plus a guaranteed paid internship at Amazon. Applications are open until January 20, 2023. Learn how to apply.
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