Greetings FLL teams! Exciting news! Thinking about moving up to FTC? Rookie FTC grants are available now through FIRST! This year a grant is being offered to give more students in grades 7 - 12 access to a STEM experience that will positively impact their lives and to assist all teams with the new FTC technology transition. We are offering a Technology Transition Grant to rookie teams in the amount of $575 ($275 covers registration fee + $300 covers product cost) and a to veteran teams in the amount of $275 (which covers registration). Steps: 1 - Register your rookie team here: https://my.usfirst.org/ftc/tims/site.lasso 2 - Apply for for the rookie grant here: https://usfirst.submittable.com/submit/73776001-5119-4c33-ac42-c45480564eb1 Read about the COOL new FTC Android based technology platform here: http://www.usfirst.org/roboticsprograms/ftc/technology Questions? Email Carol at [log in to unmask] Many thanks! *Carol Edelman* FIRST Tech Challenge, Director of Program VirginiaFIRST www.virginiafirst.org *(804) 513-7381* -- ----- This Message may contain confidential information intended only for the use of the addressee named above. If you are not the intended recipient of this message you are hereby notified that any use, dissemination, distribution or reproduction of this message is prohibited. If you are not the intended recipient of this email communication, please notify us immediately by email direct to the sender and then destroy any electronic or paper copy of this message. -- To UNSUBSCRIBE or CHANGE your settings, please visit https://listserv.jmu.edu/archives/vadcfll-l.html and select "Join or leave the list". -- VADCFLL administrative announcements are sent via VADCFLL-ANNOUNCEMENTS-L. Visit https://listserv.jmu.edu/archives/vadcfll-ANNOUNCEMENTS-l.html to subscribe.