**FIRST EMAIL**/Surrogate Kit Pickup Deadline Jan. 3/Attending an Additional Regional

Greetings Teams:

Surrogate Kit Pickup Reminder— Deadline 1/3/11: If a team is unable to pick up its Kit of Parts (KoP) at the Local Kickoff selected, an alternate team may be designated to do so. The team unable to attend must provide FIRST with an authorized Surrogate Kit Pickup letter, signed by the main or alternate contact, on school or sponsor letterhead. Please find a template for the Surrogate Letter here.

All Surrogate Kit Pickup letters must be received at FIRST by January 3rd, 2011.

The surrogate letter should be sent or faxed to:
attn: FRC Team Support/Operations
200 Bedford Street
Manchester, NH 03101
Fax #: 603-666-3907; or scanned and emailed to frcteams@usfirst.org.

Interested in attending an additional Regional event? As you know, the deadline to register for Regional events has passed, but we still have a few spots open at some events. Please review the list posted on Bill’s Blog on 12/29: http://frcdirector.blogspot.com/2010/12/upcoming-dates.html.

This is our last email blast of 2010—thanks for a great year! FIRST Headquarters will be closed on Monday, January 3rd and will reopen for normal business hours on Tuesday, January 4th.

Have a happy and safe New Year, from everyone here at FIRST Headquarters.

Go Teams!