Email Blast Archive

Email Blast - Summer Events - July 6 2015

Upcoming Minnesota Regional events that may be of interest to your team.
Minnesota State Fair

MN FIRST - Additional June Training Opportunity

FRC Teams, here's a June training opportunity from Eden Prairie, Talon Robotics:
What: Talon Think Tank
Goal: To help other teams advance to the next level
Where: Eden Prairie High school
When: June 20th 2015
Time: Check in - 9:30am-10:00am Lunch - 12:30pm-1:30pm Social - 5:20pm-6:20pm
Who: Anyone who is interested
Cost: Classes are free; social is $5 per person
Classes:  Electrical, Materials, Prototyping, Things that Move, CAD, Programming, Scouting/Strategy, Team Management, Communication, Sponsors/Funding, Awards, and Outreach/FIRST programs

GOFIRST Summer Robotics Summit

A summer presentation opportunity from the GOFIRST group: 

MSHSL/FIRST Robotics - new event details

For Minnesota FRC Teams attending the MSHSL/FIRST Robotics State Championship - some important updates!

New Schedule to allow teams to play 8 rounds during the qualification matches. 

7:30am: Doors open to all, teams enter (via entrance doors on University Avenue)

8:30am:  Opening Ceremonies 

8:45am – 1:15pm matches

1:15pm – 2:00pm lunch break

2:00pm - 2:45pm matches

Email Blast - CAD and Week Zero - December 10, 2014

Team Leaders, there is CAD training this coming Saturday December 13. Also, a couple of Week Zero scrimmages are announced!

Email Blast - Dec 3

Team Leaders,  this is just a quick reminder about MN Splash and the addition of a couple of new events.

Email Blast - MN FIRST Late Fall Events - November 10 2014

Team Leaders, welcome to all the new teams and new team leaders!  As of today there are 191 teams in Minnesota with 12 of those being rookie teams.  This is just a quick update on some events coming up in the near future.  

Email Blast Oct 14 2014 - Minne Mini-Regional Competition

Minnesota FIRST Teams, there are still a few open slots for the Minne Mini-regional at Prior Lake HS on Nov 22rd.  This is a perfect opportunity to fine tune your team dynamics and introduce new team members to the excitement of FIRST competitions.  

Email Blast Sept 19 2014 MN FIRST - Fall Training Events

Hello Minnesota FIRST  Robotics Teams! As we are still in registration and organizational mode for the season, not every team has updated its team contacts in the FIRST TIMS. Please pass this info along to current team leaders.  For those ready to jump in, here are several opportunities:

GOFIRST SummerTraining

MN FIRST Teams, a summer training opportunity to bring your members up to Kickoff Speed. Hosted by GOFIRST, the University of Minnesota FIRST alumni organization, The FIRST Summer Mock Kickoff will be held Saturday, August 16, 2014. Mock Kickoff is an all-day event that helps teams understand how to develop their post kickoff design strategy for the FRC season. We will also discuss what to expect at an FRC Kickoff and how to prepare for the build season in general.