TIMS/STIMS Update: The Team Information Management System (TIMS) and Student Team Information Management System (STIMS) will open for pre-registration soon. We will provide you with a firm date for when you may log in to your account and input your 2012 information in an upcoming email blast. We thank you for your patience!
Beta Testing Application Deadline Friday 9/2: As FRC prepares for the 2012 season we are seeking a limited number of teams to assist us with beta testing new software. A limited number of teams will also be asked to test hardware elements of the control system. Interested teams should complete the Beta Test Application available here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/N3LTRHX by Friday, September 2, 2011 at noon ET.
Beta testing will run from September 2011 through the end of December 2011. Selected teams will be notified by September 16, 2011 and beta testing will begin after FIRST receives a signed Disclosure Agreement from the beta test team. Please direct questions regarding submissions to FRCbetatest@usfirst.org.
FIRST HQ Resumes Normal Business Hours Tuesday, 9/6: As Summer ends and we ramp up for the 2012 season, FIRST HQ will resume normal business hours beginning Tuesday, 9/6. Please note that our office will be closed on Monday, 9/5 in honor of Labor Day. Once we resume normal business hours, you may contact Team Support by phone Monday thru Friday, from 8:30 am ET to 5:00 pm ET, at 1-800-871-8326, ext. 0.
Choosing a Competition- Senior Mentor Call Sept. 8th, 2011: Join Senior Mentor, Kathie Kentfield; and Frank Merrick, FRC Deputy Director for the Senior Mentor call taking place Thursday, 9/8. You may find details and an outline of the call here: http://tinyurl.com/3h94c24.