Important Links and Resources for at Home Challenges
If you have questions – firstname.lastname@example.org
Register your intent to compete in this challenge! – https://innovationsubmissions.firstinspires.org/
FAQ’s (don’t download, this will get updated) – https://info.firstinspires.org/hubfs/MK%20Innovation%20Challenge/MK%20FIRST%20Innovation%20Challenge%20FAQ%20Teams.pdf
FIRST Innovation Challenge Expert Education Series – https://info.firstinspires.org/innovation-content-series
Patent Resources – https://www.firstinspires.org/resource-library/fll/challenge/patent-resources
Global Innovation Awards Site – https://info.firstinspires.org/global-innovation?utm_source=first-inspires&utm_medium=innovation-content&utm_campaign=gia-021
FRC – At Home Challenges Manual – https://firstfrc.blob.core.windows.net/frc2021/Manual/2021AtHomeChallengesManual.pdf
FRC – Q&A – https://frc-qa.firstinspires.org/
In order to be eligible for the At Home Challenges, teams must upload their submission in English through the frcathome.org portal.
Lead Coach/Mentors 1 or 2 can retrieve their team access code from the Team Registration System, and complete the following steps:
- In the Team Dashboard, go to the `Team Options’ section
- Click on `Payment & Product.’
- Click on `Passwords/Voucher Codes’
- Locate the 12-character code listed under FIRST/FRC at Home Key that begins with “F”.
Game Design Challenge
The following link is the landing page for the Game Design Challenge and has a great list of all you need.
Infinite Recharge at Home
The following link is the landing page for this Challenge and has a great list of all you need.
- February 4, 2021: The submission portal opens.
- March 4, 2021: Deadline for teams to indicate their participation by submitting their Innovation Challenge solutions (see challenge manual for guidance).
- April 21, 2021: Deadline for advancing Semi-Finalist teams to submit further requirements.
- May 7, 2021: The 20 Finalists from each program for the FIRST Global Innovation Awards are chosen on or around this date.
- June 28-30, 2021: The 20 Finalist teams should be available for judging, workshops, and mentoring on these days to participate in the FIRST Global Innovation Awards remote event.