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US FIRST – FTC team blast 20 september 2013

 

  1. Welcome to the FTC BLOCK PARTY!
  2. STIMS – the best way to manage your Team
  3. Online Team training schedule
  4. Rookie grants update

 


  1. On Sept. 7, we unveiled the new game for 2013-2014 – FTC BLOCK PARTY!  Teams across the country watched live at kickoff events and online on the Game Page.  So far, we’ve heard lots of great feedback from everyone.  We hope you love the Game as much as we do!To find all of the season materials, visit www.usfirst.org/ftc/game.  You can  download the video files of the kickoff video and Game Animation, the Game Manuals and everything you need to set up an FTC BLOCK PARTY! Field in your work space.
  2. Did you know that FIRST collects and files each and every Consent and Release form from every competition each year?  That’s nearly 30,000 pieces of paper – just for FTC.  Now, you can go green by using the Student Team Information Member System (STIMS) to collect parental permission electronically.  Learn more about how you can save a tree by visiting http://www.usfirst.org/roboticsprograms/ftc/stims.
  3. During the FTC BLOCK PARTY!, we will offer a series of monthly team training Hangouts on Google+.  Visit the FTC Google+ page to let us know you’ll be coming!  Here’s a list of upcoming trainings:
    • ROBOTC programming for FTC – Sept. 27, 7:00 p.m. (ET)
    • Fundraising for FIRST Teams – October 17, 7:00 p.m. (ET)
    • Engineering for FIRST Teams – November 21, 7:00 p.m. (ET)

You can find past Hangouts, like FTC Mentor 101 and LVLM for FTC, on our YouTube Channel!

  1. And finally, we’re only two weeks into the season and all 1,000 rookie team grants have been used.  Welcome to the FTC BLOCK PARTY! Rookies!

 

~Go Teams!

Lennart is sinds 2008 actief als FLL vrijwilliger. Als mede regiocoordinator FLL in Eindhoven besloot hij in 2009 ook te streven naar een nieuwe Brabantse regio in Tilburg. In 2012 is Lennart coordinator van de FLL regios Eindhoven en Midden- en NoordOost Brabant (Tilburg, Den Bosch, Uden, Veghel), de jr.FLL in Brabant, de FTC in Zuid Nederland en begeleid hij als een van de coaches het enige Nederlandse FRC team.

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