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Program Updates, Deadlines & Reminders 
DEADLINE TODAY! Award Submission: The FIRST® Impact Award submissions are due today, February 16, 2023, at 3:00 p.m. ET. For additional awards and submission details, please visit the Awards page. Please remember to check submission deadlines, and email us before the deadline for assistance. Late submissions will not be accepted.
Prepare for your events: Don’t miss this FIRST® Robotics Competition Blog on preparing for events, recommended reading for both Rookie and Veteran teams.
Audience Screens: Check out this FIRST Robotics Competition Blog for a sneak peek at this season’s audience screens as well as learn about the new screens to support the Double Elimination Playoff Tournament.
FIRST Updates
2023 FIRST Championship Team Housing: Team housing for the 2023 FIRST Championship is now available. Explore more than 30 hotel locations to find guaranteed low rates at FIRST-reviewed and sanctioned hotels close to the convention center. When you book with FIRST, you and your team will also enjoy special amenities at most hotels including complimentary Wi-Fi, breakfast, and parking.
Community Engagement  
NEW! FIRST Career Resource: How to Turn Your FIRST Experience into Your Dream Job: Professional Recruiter, Ilene, shares what recruiters are looking for when it comes to showcasing your experience on your resumes - hint! It's FIRST! This is the first of 4 pieces that we'll be sharing over the next few months to help students, alumni, and anyone in the FIRST Community make the most of their experience. 
As always, we are here to help. Please contact our Customer Support Team with any questions.   
FIRST® Robotics Competition Team Support