FRC TEAM RESOURCES AND GUIDES 

 

If you are a NEW/ROOKIE FRC team, watch the Team In A Box video from a veteran FRC team (Miss Daisy). 

Visit the links below for great FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) TEAM resources on:

 Resources from FRC Team 1114 Simbotics (Hall of Fame & World Championship team)Click Here to learn about Strategy, Team Management, Robot Design, Mobility, Pneumatics, Programming, and More!

 17/18 FRC SEASON TIMELINE - IMPORTANT DATES 
  • SEPT. 21ST – FRC REGIONAL EVENT REGISTRATION
  • SEPT. 30TH – NASA GRANTS FOR FRC TEAMS CLOSES
  • OCT. 12TH – FRC KICKOFF REGISTRATION OPENS IN TIMS (UNLV JAN. 6TH)
  • OCT. 14TH – CIMARRON HS WORKSHOP FOR FRC TEAMS (FOCUS ON OUR NEW, ROOKIE TEAMS) - Download Workshop Flyer Here
  • NOV. 2ND – FRC ROOKIE GRANT APPLICATION CLOSES
  • NOV. 4TH – UNLV WORKSHOP FOR FTC AND FRC TEAMS- Download Workshop Info Here |  

    UNLV FTC and FRC Workshop Presentations: MarketingSocial MediaWebsite DesignFinanceStructureFundraising

  • NOV. 10TH – TEAMS NOTIFIED OF ROOKIE GRANT STATUS
  • NOV. 13TH – NASA POSTS GRANT AWARDS
  • NOV. 20TH – FRC TEAM PAYMENT/REGISTRATION DUE
  • DEC. 7TH - FRC MENTOR WORKSHOP - Download flyer here
  • JAN. 6TH – UNLV KICKOFF AND GAME REVEAL
    • CHASSIS BUILD WORKSHOP IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING KICKOFF- Download Flier
  • MAR. 21-24TH – 2018 LAS VEGAS REGIONAL – FIRST ROBOTIC COMPETITION (THOMAS & MACK)

TOOLS
  • Recommended tools for new FRC teams - Click to download
  • Suggested tools and items for shop and competition pits - Click to download
  • Southern NV FRC Teams: Purvis Industries (formerly BBC) will supply parts at cost or reduced rates to FRC teams. Contact Steven Straub at 702-876-4225. Be sure to mention that you are on an FRC team and were given their name as a supporter by FIRST Nevada and Steve Philpott

RESOURCE LINKS FROM FIRST:

Season Calendar:

https://www.firstinspires.org/robotics/frc/calendar?field_event_category_tid=All

Event and Team Search:

https://www.firstinspires.org/team-event-search#type=teams&sort=name&programs=FRC&year=2017

Comprehensive Game and Season information:

https://www.firstinspires.org/resource-library/frc/competition-manual-qa-system

Resource Library general search:

https://www.firstinspires.org/resource-library

Technical Information:

What’s in the Kit of Parts?

https://www.firstinspires.org/resource-library/frc/2017-kit-of-parts

Getting started with the Control System:

https://wpilib.screenstepslive.com/s/4485

Fundraising Help:

Fundraising Toolkit:

https://www.firstinspires.org/resource-library/fundraising-toolkit

Non-Technical Team Information:

Awards information:

https://www.firstinspires.org/robotics/frc/awards

Safety:

https://www.firstinspires.org/robotics/frc/safety

Who are all those people in the Registration System who are contacts on my team and what do they do?

https://www.firstinspires.org/resource-library/frc/team-contact-resources

What happens at Events? What are the expectations?

https://www.firstinspires.org/resource-library/frc/event-experience

Event Results and Attendance:

http://frc-events.firstinspires.org/

How do I stay connected to the community?

FRC Blog: https://www.firstinspires.org/robotics/frc/blog/

FRC Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/FIRSTRoboticsCompetition/

FRC Twitter page: https://twitter.com/FRCTeams

Team Email Blast Archive: https://www.firstinspires.org/resource-library/frc/email-blast-archive