FRC Update: Robot Stop Build Day Tuesday, 2/19/13, Important deadlines, 2013 FIRST Scholarship opportunity updates & More!

FRCicon_RGBGreetings Teams:

ROBOT STOP BUILD DAY IS NEXT TUESDAY, 2/19/13! On this day, your team MUST stop work on your robot and seal it in the bag provided in your Kit of Parts (KoP), with the tag from your KoP. You may work on your robot until midnight local time, but the seal must be on the bag when the clock strikes midnight!

Is your team ready? Have you:

  •         Located and printed the Robot Lock-Up form?
  •        Called or emailed Team Support with any questions or concerns?

Important Deadlines:

Award Submission (via STIMS):

  •       *  Website Award: 2/21/13 @ 12 pm (noon) ET 
  •         Chairman’s Award: 2/21/13 @ 12 pm (noon) ET
  •          Woodie Flowers Award: 2/21/13 @ 12 pm (noon) ET

Award Submission (via TIMS):

  •         Dean’s List Award: 2/21/13 @12 pm (noon) ET

FIRST Future Innovator Award Submission (via http://www.allthingspatent.com/FRC/): 2/21/13 @ 12 pm (noon) ET

FRC Blog: There have been several important updates posted on the FRC Blog recently. Please review a recent post on wireless security here:http://www.usfirst.org/roboticsprograms/frc/blog-wireless-security-karthik-at-tedx-and-a-pop-safety-quiz. In case you missed last month’s important blog about safety and the announcement of our Safety Animation Award winner – you can find it here: http://www.usfirst.org/roboticsprograms/frc/blog-safety-safety-safety.

2013 FIRST Scholarship Opportunity Updates:  Find out about new scholarships, and all FIRST Scholarships with deadlines in March at:http://www.usfirst.org/sites/default/files/uploadedFiles/About_Us/Scholarships/2013_Assets/FIRST_Scholarship_News_2-14-13.pdf

Go Teams!

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*There was an error in today’s FRC email blast regarding 2013 FRC Award submissions. Please note: There is no FRC Website Award this year. In addition to the Chairman’s Award and Woodie Flowers Award submissions, Entrepreneurship Award submissions are due via STIMS on 2/21/13 @ 12 pm (noon) ET. We apologize for the miscommunication.

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