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Program Updates, Deadlines & Reminders 
2023 FIRST® Championship presented by BAE Systems: Congratulations to the winning teams! Please visit our YouTube page to check out some matches and the Einstein Ceremony!
Prepare to create the future: In our 2024 game, CRESCENDOSM presented by Haas, teams will use their engineering skills and creative power to entertain and move the world. Team and Class Pack registration for the season will open May 17 for all programs in the FIRST Dashboard.
FIRST Updates
FIRST Dashboard Maintenance May 8-17: From May 8-17 the FIRST Dashboard will be undergoing scheduled maintenance and Thinkscape access through the FIRST Dashboard will be unavailable. To access your materials while the dashboard is unavailable, please follow these instructions before May 8 to update your Thinkscape profile and reset your password. Once your account is reset, you can log into Thinkscape directly to access your resources.
Community Engagement  
The FIRST & U.S. Air Force Leadership Experience is back for the 11th year! This summer, the U.S. Air Force will be hosting 24 lucky FIRST® Tech Challenge and FIRST® Robotics Competition mentors and coaches (must be a K-12 teacher within the continental U.S.) at Patrick Air Force Base in Florida for a 3-day, 4-night all-expenses paid trip filled with leadership training, guest speakers, and amazing tours. If you’re interested, please submit an application by Friday, May 19, 2023, for consideration.
2023 National Advocacy Conference (United States): Join the Student Association for STEM Advocacy in Washington, D.C., for the tenth annual National Advocacy Conference. Robotics teams from across the U.S. have been advocating in D.C., and your team is invited to join. Students will learn how to talk to members of Congress through highly interactive and targeted training on June 25 and 26. Then, teams will schedule and attend meetings to build meaningful relationships with members of Congress. Your team will promote robotics and STEM education on behalf of every student in America. This experience encourages participants to learn about advocacy and make a national impact now. Registration is now open! Visit mysasa.org/nac for more information and to register or contact staff@mysasa.org with questions.
As always, we are here to help. Please contact our Customer Support Team with any questions.   
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