There's a lot of exciting things going on this summer throughout the FIRST community! Check out the list below to find something to do in the off season!
Learn the new FTC Control System! There's lots to learn with FTC going over to a different electronics platform this year. Luckily, FTC is providing teams with lots of resources to learn the new platform, and the Java programming that goes along with it. Click here to get more info on the new technology!
Go to an off-season event! Whether your competing or just watching, there are lots of great events happening this summer for FLL, FTC, and FRC teams! Below are a few events, but click here for a complete list.
Duel Down Under: FRC, June 25-27 in Sydney, Australia
MidKnight Mayhem: FRC, June 27 in Plainsboro, NJ
Asia Pacific Invitational: FLL and FTC, July 10-14 in Sydney, Australia
Indiana Robotics Invitational: FRC, July 17-18 in Indianapolis, Indiana
R20C: FRC, July 24-25 in Rockford, IL
Texas Robot Roundup: FRC, July 31 in Austin, TX
Gitchi Gummi Get Together: FRC, August 14-15 in Duluth, MN
Find new sponsorships! Summer is a great time to do demos and presentations for potential sponsors. By getting a jump start on your fundraising, your team won't have to scramble for money during the build season. Click here to get some ideas from the FIRST Fundraising Toolkit!
Do summer outreach! There are so many opportunities to do summer camps, library presentations, fair demos, all you have to do is look! Reach out to your community for chances to show off your robot, or contact other teams to see if there is a chance for coopertition!
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