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  1. Congratulations to all our FREIGHT FRENZYSM presented by Raytheon Technologies Champions and Award Winners!
  2. Introducing FIRST® ENERGIZESM presented by Qualcomm!
  3. Upcoming FIRST® Dashboard Maintenance Reminder
  4. FIRST Signing Day
  5. 2022 National Advocacy Conference
  6. The FIRST & U.S. Air Force Leadership Experience
Congratulations to all our FREIGHT FRENZYSM Champions and Award Winners!
We had such an amazing week at the 2022 World Championship in Houston last week! Congratulations to all our amazing award winners, check out the impressive list here! Congratulations to all of the 160 teams that earned their spot to our biggest tournament and season celebration!
Introducing FIRST® ENERGIZESM presented by Qualcomm!
We are thrilled to reveal our 2022-2023 season, FIRST ENERGIZE presented by Qualcomm. Learn more about our-energy-inspired season and watch the reveal video! Tag us in your pre-season excitement using the hashtag #FIRSTENERGIZE. Stay tuned through the summer to see if you can spot any POWERPLAYSM presented by Raytheon Technologies game hints! Registration for our POWER PLAY season will open on May 19!
Upcoming FIRST® Dashboard Maintenance Reminder
Starting May 9, the FIRST Dashboard will be unavailable due to scheduled maintenance through May 19. During this time, you will not have access to your team roster. If you have an upcoming event, we recommend that you print your team roster prior to May 9. If you have students on your team without a signed FIRST Consent & Release form, please reach out to their parents/caregivers and have them complete the form before May 9, 2022.
FIRST Signing Day
FIRST Signing Day is coming on May 17. This is your chance to recognize and celebrate the graduating class of 2022. Join in the celebration on TikTok and encourage your 2022 graduates to share their plans!
2022 National Advocacy Conference
Registration for the 2022 National Advocacy Conference is now open. The National Advocacy Conference will be returning to Washington, D.C., June 26-28. Students will learn how to talk to members of Congress and then head to Capitol Hill for meetings with their members. These meetings will be used to build relationships with senators and members of Congress and to promote FIRST and STEM education on behalf of every student in America. This once-in-a-lifetime experience encourages participants to learn advocacy and make a national impact. All the training you need will be presented at the conference. For questions, more information, and registration please visit the SASA website or email staff@mysasa.org. Register now!
The FIRST & U.S. Air Force Leadership Experience
The FIRST & U.S. Air Force Leadership Experience is back for their tenth year! This summer, the U.S. Air Force will be hosting 24 lucky FIRST® Tech Challenge and FIRST® Robotics Competition Mentors & Coaches (must be a K-12 teacher) at Eglin Air Force Base in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, for a 3-day, 4-night trip filled with leadership training, guest speakers, and amazing tours. If you’re interested, please apply at https://www.airforce.com/leadership by Friday, May 13, 2022, for consideration.