Event FAQs

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Do you have questions about our event grants or event registration? Check here for the answer, and if you still can’t find it, get in touch with us at info@firstintexas.org.

  • Event Registration

    I REGISTERED. how do i pay?

    Registration from Eventbrite offers 4 options:

    • If you receive a grant code, you can enter it into the registration form
    • You can pay immediately via credit card
    • You can request an invoice, which will come to the email you provide
    • You can send a check to FIRST® in Texas

     

    HOW DO I KNOW IF I REGISTERED?

    Eventbrite will send you a confirmation email. If this email has not come after 24 hours, either check your spam inbox or it’s possible there was an error in your information. If you are concerned about this possibility, please contact us.

     

    WHERE CAN I GET MORE DETAILS ABOUT MY EVENT?

    For any details on the event itself, please get in touch with your event host.

     

    ARE THERE FORMS I NEED TO BRING TO THE EVENT?

    Your event host will be able to tell you if there are things that need to be brought to the event.

     

    WHEN WILL I RECEIVE MY INVOICE?

    Our finance department works on invoices after the majority of registrations have been placed. If you need it sooner than it is coming, please contact us.

     

    HAS MY PAYMENT BEEN RECEIVED?

    If you are unsure whether or not your payment has been received, please get in touch with us and we can check for you. Thanks!

  • Event Grants

    what events are eligible for a grant?

    Texas Workforce Commission grant supports:

    • New FRC off-season events
    • FTC League Play events and pilots

    The event must involve some game play, although other activities, like workshops, are welcome alongside.

     

    What is allowable under TWC Event grants?

    Allowable TWC Costs: robot parts, equipment, t-shirts, signage/marketing materials, lighting, chairs/tables, and trophies

    Non-Allowable TWC Costs: food, drinks, travel associated costs like hotel/buses/airfare, and payroll

    No single item can cost over $5000 and receipts must be submitted to receive your grant. No submitted receipts can include any non-allowable costs.

     

    can FIRST® in texas run event registration for my event?

    Yes, we are able to provide that service. For more details, contact us.

     

    does FIRST® in Texas support off-season registration?

    Yes, for FRC events. Hosts can contact us for more information.