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FIRST LEGO League Team Registration Closes Monday, October 22 at 5:00pm CST!

FIRST LEGO League Team Registration Closes Monday, October 22 at 5:00pm CST!Registration for the 2018-2019 INTO ORBIT season will close for the ACES (Alamo, Central, East, South) Region on Monday, October 22 at 5:00pm CST. To register your team or complete registration, visit  http://www.firstinspires.org. If you started your registration process, please make sure that you are paid fully by October 22. Contact your Area Coordinator if you … Continue reading FIRST LEGO League Team Registration Closes Monday, October 22 at 5:00pm CST!

Volunteer Spotlight: FIRST Technical Advisor (FTA)

Volunteer Spotlight: FIRST Technical Advisor (FTA)In our continuing volunteer spotlight series, this month we look at the role of FIRST Technical Advisors more commonly referred to as FTAs. According to the FTA Volunteer Roles and Resources page: “The FIRST Technical Advisor (FTA) is responsible for keeping the FIRST Robotics Competition field running smoothly and in accordance with FIRST requirements.” For … Continue reading Volunteer Spotlight: FIRST Technical Advisor (FTA)

Diversity and Inclusion in STEM

Diversity and Inclusion in STEMOctober is Global Diversity Awareness Month, and it’s a great time to reflect on inclusive values–the kind of values that inspire organizations to help the underserved and underrepresented in their communities.  FIRST® takes this kind of inclusive approach seriously. In fact, one of our Core Values– Inclusion–sums it up nicely: “We respect each other and … Continue reading Diversity and Inclusion in STEM