Region updates, Game Manual Part 1, & Grants
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August 2021: FTC Team Update

In this Team Update:

  • Upcoming season information
  • COVID-19 Updates
  • Details about 2021-2022 season team grants
  • Call for volunteers
  • FIRST® in Texas Summit 2021

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2021 – 2022 Season Information

For information regarding the upcoming season, FIRST® FORWARDSM presented by Qualcomm, and the CARGO CONNECT game, click HERE.

COVID-19 Information
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to make safety a concern, we at FIRST® in Texas are dedicated to delivering as safe of an experience as possible for our teams. We have consulted with medical professionals, reviewed the latest CDC guidelines, and will continue to communicate with our local partners to ensure clear expectations for the upcoming season. As of right now, there will be a full FIRST® Tech Challenge season this year.

We’re Looking for Volunteers
Do you want to help support you local FIRST® community? Now is your chance! Come join our new volunteer community HERE.

2021 – 2022 Team Grants
Are you looking for funding for the upcoming season? The 2021 – 2022 team grant application opens soon and can be found HERE. Applications will become available on August 31st, 2021.

FIRST® in Texas Summit 2021
Tune in to the open sessions from next week’s FIRST® in Texas Summit to learn the latest about the upcoming season and more from some of our dedicated staff. See below for times and Teams links.

August 30th, 2021
7:00 – 7:20        FRC Updates and the 2022 Season – Roxy Villa/ Lucia Sevcik
7:20 – 7:40        FTC Updates and the 2022 Season – Juan Salinas
7:40 – 8:00        FLL Updates and the 2022 Season – Dee Wallace

September 2nd, 2021
5:30 – 6:30        Communications and STEM: The Value of a Strong Brand in Robotics – Kyle Jackson
6:30 – 8:00        Outreach: A Statewide Priority of Removing Barriers – Jane Taylor

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