**FIRST EMAIL**/Deadline Reminders/Team Updates/Software Updates/Scholarship News

Greetings Teams:

Today is the deadline for teams to submit for the Woodie Flowers, Chairman’s and Website Awards. Be sure to complete all your submissions in https://my.usfirst.org/frc/goteams/site.lasso before midnight tonight Eastern Time. Please be sure to read important award submittal information at http://www.usfirst.org/roboticsprograms/frc/content.aspx?id=440 and http://www.usfirst.org/roboticsprograms/frc/content.aspx?id=16639 to ensure you have a successful submission!

Tuesday, February 23rd is the deadline for Robot Shipment. Details on both robot shipment and the Bag and Tag process may be found in Section 4 of the 2010 FRC Competition Manual http://www.usfirst.org/uploadedFiles/Community/FRC/Game_and_Season__Info/2010_Assets/04_Robot%20Transportation_RevA.pdf

The Director of FRC recently announced a change to the withholding allowance as outlined in Section 8 of the 2010 FRC Competition Manual. Details on the changes may be found in Team Update #11 http://www.usfirst.org/uploadedFiles/Robotics_Programs/FRC/Game_and_Season__Info/2010_Assets/Team_Updates/Team%20Update%2011.pdf

FRC teams need to download the most recent software versions in order to compete. http://www.usfirst.org/roboticsprograms/frc/content.aspx?id=10934

The Lead Robot Inspector Trainers have created a list of the top five reasons that teams could fail inspection this year. Visit Bill’s Blog to see the full list. http://frcdirector.blogspot.com/2010/02/deadlines-are-looming.html

Many FIRST Scholarships have application deadlines during the next month. For more information about new and changed scholarships, approaching application deadlines, and to see special messages from some of our FIRST Scholarship Providers, please visit http://usfirst.org/roboticsprograms/frc/content.aspx?id=16637.

Go Teams!