The Robochicks are giving away a Dell Inspiron 13 Laptop to one lucky Middle or High School girl in Georgia. Entrants must have an interest in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering Arts, and Math). Entries must be received before December 23, 2017. Winner is expected to be announced by the RoboChicks on December 24, 2017. Click […]
For those teams attending the Atlanta Kick-off event at Georgia Tech on Saturday, January 6, 2018. At this event, you will hear from the local Georgia FIRST organization, the Georgia Tech RoboJackets and a few esteemed speakers to round our the event. You will also view the game reveal, preview a mock-up of the new […]
The second round of event selection for FIRST Robotics Competition teams is complete and by now, all teams should know which events they’ve been selected for. We hope everybody got the events they wanted, but there will be strong competition and lots of actions no matter where you compete! To make it easier for everyone […]
The current rankings for the following FIRST Tech Challenge leagues have been posted. Red League – East Atlanta Area – Meet #1 Purple League – North Georgia Area – Meet #1 Etowah League (Orange) – Northeast Georgia Area – Meet #1 Yellow League – East Georgia Area – Meet #1 The Calvary League (Black) – […]
Georgia FIRST Robotics is proud to announce our 8th Annual Georgia Robotics Invitational Tournament and Showcase, GRITS! High school FIRST Robotics teams from around the state will compete in this two day, head-to-head robotics event and bragging rights as the 2017 GRITS champion. GRITS is free and open to the public. We invite you to […]
This year’s event selection process has two selection rounds, with each team choosing the order of preference for the event they’d like to attend. Teams will be ordered randomly, and then assigned based on order and availability for the event. The first round has been completed, and teams should have received notification of the event […]
Georgia FIRST Robotics September 22, 2017 Team Email Blast #3 Are you ready to Power UP! A few items of interest. Please Read! Event preference registration is now open (as of September 21st) and will run through noon (eastern) on September 28th. This is for your first event only. The portal will open again on October 12th and […]
Georgia FRC Teams, We have a few items of interest to share with you. Please read: NASA Grants open NOW: The NASA grant application is now open and can be accessed here. There are three category of grants you can apply for: Regional Challenge Grants, Program Growth Grants and Sustainability Grants. Please read the definition of […]
Georgia FRC Teams, As we are all settled back into the routine of school for the new year, it is time to dust off our robots and start planning for the upcoming season. We have a few items of interest to share with you and two two request for action. Please read: Team Registration is […]
HELP US MAKE GEORIGA FIRST THE BEST IT CAN BE! Georgia FIRST Robotics is seeking a mentor/coach representative from our community of FRC teams to serve on the Georgia FIRST Planning Committee (GFPC). The GFPC is charged with the planning and execution of all FRC qualifiers, state championship, GRITS and various non-competition events throughout the […]
Georgia FIRST is excited to bring you the second annual Georgia FIRST Robotics Symposium. This one-day event will be conference style with multiple sessions held throughout the day. Presenters will address subject areas in both the technical and non-technical side of FIRST Robotics. Teams are invited to submit their presentation outlines. Additional presenters will come […]
Registration is now open for the 2017-18 FIRST Tech Challenge Kickoff! Register your team and get ready to join us for the new season game reveal. Attendance is free, but limited to a maximum of 10 people per team. For more information and to register, click here.
Registration is now open for the 8th Annual GRITS competition! Register your team, dust off that robot, wake up the coaches, and get ready to have some fun! As an off-season event, GRITS is a great place to introduce your new team members, mentors and sponsors to FIRST. GRITS is a great way to celebrate […]
We’ve got a venue and a date set for the 2017 GRITS competition! As an off-season event, GRITS is a great place to introduce your new team members, mentors and sponsors to FIRST. GRITS is a great way to celebrate STEM and above all, have fun! Registration for the event opens on Tuesday, August 1st. […]
This season, all GeorgiaFIRST teams are being invited to join Recycle for Good, with the goal of collecting 3 million aluminum beverage cans for recycling, which will in turn completely fund a Habitat for Humanity home for a family in Atlanta’s Westside community!
With only 2 weeks left in the build season, a couple of reminders about bumpers and accounting for fabrication services to help make your robot inspection quick and painless.
Through a partnership with Novelis, Kennesaw State University, and GeorgiaFIRST, manufacturing support and material is available to all FRC and FTC teams in Georgia. To learn more about how to use this service and obtain material and/or manufacturing support, please visit this page on the GeorgiaFIRST website. Please follow the instructions on the website carefully! […]
From the LRITeams, A quick heads up – for the first time in my experience with FIRST, this year’s sizing of your robot INCLUDES the required bumper assemblies! What this means is that when your robot is inspected, the maximum volume specified in R03 of the Game Manual will include the bumpers required by Section […]
2017 FIRST Robotics Competition Season Dates and Locations have been confirmed for the 2017 season!