Program Updates, Deadlines & Reminders
Robot Shipping & District Teams: If you are a District team and you qualify to FIRST® Championship, you may receive a paper packet at the end of your District Championship event that will include a FedEx shipping document and instructions. If you are shipping your robot we ask you to please email firstname.lastname@example.org to provide us your team number and the tracking number assigned to the shipping document you received with your paper shipping packet. If your team chooses to hand-carry, look for an email from email@example.com once you secure for the event.
Thank you, Volunteers! We want to give a BIG thank you to each volunteer who give their time and energy to FIRST students as mentors, coaches, or event volunteers. In honor of Volunteer Appreciation Month in April, we are celebrating all the important work our volunteers do within our communities, schools, and organizations.
Get a new volunteer keychain ONLY available in April: Snag a new volunteer keychain from the Volunteer Recognition Store via Sports Awards only available for purchase in April (and at a discounted rate!) Get your new volunteer keychain today.
NEW! Discussing Your FIRST Experience in Interviews: In this blog and video, professional recruiter Ilene Rein provides tips and recommendations for talking about the benefits of your FIRST experience during interviews.
Enter our Volunteer Month Raffle: All volunteers are eligible to win a $50 gift code to the FIRST Store. Stock up on new FIRST ENERGIZESM presented by Qualcomm swag or get that FIRST sweatshirt or jacket you’ve seen around at FIRST events. One entry per person, raffle is open now until the end of April. Submit for your chance to win.
Share why you volunteer: This month we’ll be sharing stories on our blog and social media about volunteers within the FIRST community. Share with us on your social platforms why you volunteer with FIRST and the impact you’ve seen in your students with #FIRSTvolunteers. Your post might just get boosted by FIRST!
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