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TN Valley Robotics – Video Competition

TN Valley Robotics is sponsoring a video competition for robotics teams & individuals to promote robotics in the TN Valley region. We will have three categories ( elementary, middle/high school, and teacher/coach). We will choose 12 videos that best represent … Continue reading

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Season Theme Teaser (all programs)

Watch FIRST Virtual Showcase Presented by Qualcomm from FIRSTinspires on www.twitch.tv

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FIRST Virtual Showcase

Join us for a gathering of the FIRST community recognizing the achievements of FIRST teams, mentors and volunteers around the world during the FIRST RISE powered by Star Wars: Force for Change season, to date. To watch the FIRST Virtual … Continue reading

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Important: FIRST COVID-19 Update

It is with deep disappointment that I share an update on the immediate suspension of the current FIRST season and the cancellation of both Championship events. This decision has been made based on guidance from the World Health Organization, Centers for Disease Control … Continue reading

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Congratulations Teams

Memphis/Shelby County teams did quite well at the TN State FTC Championships: 2nd place Design Award was won by 6073 MUS Robotics – from Memphis, Tennessee The Design Award expands on this year’s challenge, inspiring teams to incorporate industrial design … Continue reading

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Welcome New FTC Team

MBA Executives. FTC Team Number: 17470! Good luck with SkyStone!

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News from FIRST

Rookie Grants FIRST Tech Challenge still has some grants available for rookie teams to participate in this year’s FIRST Tech Challenge! Generously supported by the DEKA Foundation, FIRST is giving each qualifying rookie team a $500 grant to eligible teams ($275 for … Continue reading

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TNFIRST FTC Tennessee Championship – Registration Opened

Registration for TNFIRST FTC Tennessee Championship is now opened at our new website: https://www.tnfirst.org/ftc-events The event will be Feb 8 , 2020 at the Alumni Gym on the MTSU campus in Murfreesboro, TN. This registration process is on a totally … Continue reading

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Latest version of Robot Software – 5.2

The version of robot control software required for the Skystone season will be version 5.0 or greater.  FIRST has just released version 5.2 which has all of the Vuforia images required for this year’s game, so we recommend using that … Continue reading

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Rookie Grants

FIRST Tech Challenge is again offering rookie teams access to the FIRST Tech Challenge Rookie Grant! Generously supported by the DEKA Foundation, FIRST is giving each qualifying rookie team a $500 grant to eligible teams ($275 for registration and $225 for … Continue reading

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