ULTIMATE GOAL Coach Email Volume 2 9/8/20 Virtual Kickoff Sept 12th
If you are new to this email this is the place where you will find all of the Washington specific FIRST Tech Challenge information. Coaches in the FIRST system for the ULTIMATE GOAL season will be added weekly. Every email from me will be numbered and that number lets you know which update it is, if you miss an update you can find it on our website.
I have 3 items for you today:
- Virtual Kickoff Sept 12!
- Recording of FTC update and Q&A
- What are your plans for this season?
Virtual Kickoff September 12th!
Join the FIRST® Tech Challenge game reveal celebration
Join DeejayKnight and FIRST alum Sarah Fogwell for the FIRST® Tech Challenge Kickoff show on FIRSTtv on Saturday, September 12, at 12pm ET. Watch for messages from special guests, a field walk through, and, of course, the game reveal of ULTIMATE GOALSM presented by Qualcomm.
Complete your 2020-2021 FIRST Tech Challenge team season registration before September 10, 2020, for a chance to win the 2020 Kickoff Sweepstakes.
Recording from FTC Update and Q&A 8-26
For those of you who missed the webinar, you can view the recording here This is where we will put all recorded webinars/workshops. We do plan to hold these sessions monthly and will send more information in our blast next week. In the future, we plan to use Zoom for these sessions so they can be more collaborative. Most of them will have a similar format where we give a short update and then the rest of the hour will be an open discussion.
What are your plans for this season?
If you missed the Q&A listed above, we gave a brief update at the beginning of the webinar talking about our plans.
Our current plan is to leave registration open until the beginning of January and we don’t plan to start running events until the end of February at the earliest. Based on the information we have at this time, we plan to run fully remote events in the spring though we will monitor things throughout the year and if it is safe in some areas we could move to in person events. At this time, however, you should plan on competing remotely. After kickoff, when we have our next coaches meeting, we can chat more about what exactly that will look like.
Like everyone else, we are trying to make plans while hitting a moving target. It would help us know how to support you if we understand what your plans and your challenges are. If you could take a brief moment to fill out this survey we would be so grateful.
9-12 FTC Virtual kickoff
Kevin Emery Adrienne Rime
FTC Program Delivery Partner Senior Program Manager