Information about the SOTA Workshops, click the link below
Link to Webinar Recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7NMCYiuXfU0
Booster Reimbursement- Instructions for Booster Reimbursement
Reimbursement Form- Expense Reimbursement Request Form
Fee Refunds and Vouchers
Registration Fees paid to FIRST Washington to register for the 2022 FIRST® Robotics Competition Season are non-refundable except as expressly set forth below.
- Initial Registration Fee
- The person or entity that paid the Initial Registration Fee shall be entitled to a 100% refund of the amount paid if (i) the refund request is submitted to FIRST Washington (by email to firstname.lastname@example.org) before the Team receives the Kickoff Kit, and (ii) if the Kickoff Kit was shipped to the Team, the Team follows return instructions from FIRST to return the Kickoff Kit, unopened, to FIRST.
- Initial Registration Fees will not be refunded under any other circumstances, even if the FIRST/FIRST Washington Robotics Competition season is cancelled, in whole or in part.
- If a Team is not able to attend any Event (i.e. no plays at all) because of circumstances beyond its control, the Team must notify FIRST Washington as soon as possible by emailing to email@example.com, and FIRST Washington will issue a voucher for $1000 off the FIRST Washington registration fee for 2023 season AND FIRST will issue to the Team a voucher for $1000 off the Initial Registration Fee for the 2023 Season.
- Check:(USD funds only drawn on a U.S. bank). Please make sure that all checks remitted state your Program and Team or Account Number to enable swift & proper crediting.
Make payable to: FIRST Washington
Addressed to: FIRST Washington
325 Washington Ave. S. #130
Kent, WA 98032
- Purchase Order (PO): Purchase orders may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
All POs will be invoiced with Net 30-day terms.
- Commitment Letter from entity other than Schools or School Districts: On rare occasions and with pre-approval, we will consider accepting a commitment letter from an external party. Once approved, you will be notified as to the process.
Slides- FRC Briefing 9-23-21
Recording link below
Registration instructions for FIRST Robotics Competition teams for the 2020-2021 season.
FIRST® Washington is bringing Team Booster Accounts into the technology age, finally!
Teams who wish to fundraise for their team through FIRST® Washington, please create your personal fundraising page through our Give Lively site. https://secure.givelively.org/donate/washington-first-robotics/help-bring-stem-alive-for-a-washington-state-young-person
Please do not forget FIRST® Washington is the non-profit that is bringing this resource to you and delivers the program for your team! We encourage you to invite individuals and companies to donate to FIRST® Washington so that we can continue to grow FIRST® programs and reach more youth across Washington State.
Here is a guide to setting up and using Give Lively
All the information needed for the PTC Kit of Parts, including resources for software and hardware.
To make it easier for teams to design the next great robot, FIRST® has partnered with Autodesk, to provide Autodesk® software licenses to schools who have a FIRST® program. This resource will show you how to: Access the same software used by industry professionals today, Get a jump start on the design process with a ready-made Kit of Parts, and Learn about programs that can help you network and showcase your skills
Various mechanical resources for teams including drive systems, pneumatics, and motors.
Information for hosting or attending an off-season event.
Resources for FIRST® Robotics Competition teams competing for the Chairman’s award. Video tutorials on how to sustain the image FIRST® judges are looking for and to convey that image in an essay and video presentation. Includes criteria for rookie teams and descriptions of the awards offered for rookie FIRST® Robotics Competition teams.
Criteria for rookie teams and descriptions of the awards offered for rookie FIRST® Robotics Competition teams.
FIRST® Robotics Competition handbook that outlines what is required to run a FRC team on month-by-month basis.
To help you prepare for your upcoming season, please reference this budget. Every team’s budget is different, based upon your team’s goals for the year, so this is only a guide.
A collaborative blog-type forum for FIRST® Robotics Competition teams to collaborate and provide help to other teams.
Database that includes information and statistics for all FIRST® Robotics Competition teams and FIRST® Robotics Competition events.
Resources about the Dean’s List award for both coaches and nominated students.
A guide to help your team know where to go and what to bring to competitions.
Descriptions of awards based on the mechanical side of the game, that judges will look for at competitions.
Descriptions of awards based your team attribute, that judges will look for at competitions.
Resources that FIRST® Robotics Competition teams can use for electrical and programming tasks.
All the information needed regarding the Solidworks Kit of Parts, including in-depth tutorials on software.
Policies and procedure of the re-granting process for FIRST® teams.
General questions regarding grants people often ask, to help guide you with your tasks for the season.
Videos and real team examples of how to successfully raise funds for your team.
A guide for mentors to understand their roles and responsibilities.
Training resources for both youth and coaches to create diverse, inclusive and equitable team environments for the students.