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Program Updates, Deadlines & Reminders 

The FIRST® Robotics Competition Kickoff presented by Novelis is less than one month away! Find a kickoff event near you or watch the CHARGED UPSM presented by Haas season launch live on Saturday, January 7, 12pm ET on Twitch. We expect the broadcast to be just over an hour. Learn more!

2023 FIRST® Championship Advancement
We announced new information about advancement to the 2023 FIRST Championship in this FIRST Robotics Competition Blog. This information will be kept up to date on the Championship Eligibility Criteriapage on the FIRST website. 

Accessibility in FIRST Robotics Competition 
Check out this
FIRST Robotics Competition Blog to learn about some improvements and reminders regarding accessibility for our participants.  

Event Registration
Still need to register for your first event or thinking about a second or third event? Check the2023 Season Event List for the current team capacity for Regional and District events and then send an email to firstroboticscompetition@firstinspires.org with your choices. 

FIRST Updates
Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (ED&I) Resources: Did you know that FIRST has created several resources for teams relating to ED&I? There are resources specific to mentors and modules specific to team members that range in a variety of topics. This page also includes information to help teams with gender equity, disability inclusion, and more! 
As always, we are here to help. Please contact our Customer Support Team with any questions.   
FIRST® Robotics Competition Team Support