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Hello VA-DC FLL Community!


For those of you who have team members aging out of FLL (i.e. age 14+), we hope that you'll continue with FIRST by joining a FIRST TECH Challenge (FTC) or FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) programs.



FTC is for middle school and high school students.  To read more about the FTC program, go to: https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.firstinspires.org_robotics_ftc&d=DwIFAw&c=eLbWYnpnzycBCgmb7vCI4uqNEB9RSjOdn_5nBEmmeq0&r=k6Oa5GxfBPFMgGjb2r5QIoEOeBZs9xbNIpA0kLw_kFQ&m=xJE3n9IyApQyFB2kNGIwQMZMsPIoRC26dp8ISIsBch8&s=8fEK58e20RUo3TxfvJX9RqAK7hRMvW8cIdKZF22zg0A&e= .


FRC is for high school students.  To read more about the FRC program, go to: https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.firstinspires.org_robotics_frc&d=DwIFAw&c=eLbWYnpnzycBCgmb7vCI4uqNEB9RSjOdn_5nBEmmeq0&r=k6Oa5GxfBPFMgGjb2r5QIoEOeBZs9xbNIpA0kLw_kFQ&m=xJE3n9IyApQyFB2kNGIwQMZMsPIoRC26dp8ISIsBch8&s=pAuS0nI0K_Hl15jOS0oqYQvvugJ7Vc4fBsnNL8RfE0w&e= 



If you are based in Virginia and are inquiring about FTC in Virginia, that program is managed by FIRST Chesapeake.  Copied on this message is Maureen Carley, Program Director for FTC Virginia.  For information specific to Virginia's FTC program, please refer to FIRST Chesapeake's website at https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.firstchesapeake.org_first-2Dprograms_ftc&d=DwIFAw&c=eLbWYnpnzycBCgmb7vCI4uqNEB9RSjOdn_5nBEmmeq0&r=k6Oa5GxfBPFMgGjb2r5QIoEOeBZs9xbNIpA0kLw_kFQ&m=xJE3n9IyApQyFB2kNGIwQMZMsPIoRC26dp8ISIsBch8&s=V7JQ5q0CdtMjNeq9iF-MCdunHCIo4kG5F0eD8CMS9W0&e=  or contact Maureen Carley directly.


If you are based in DC and are inquiring about FTC in Washington DC, that program is managed by STEMaction.  Copied on this message is Bill Duncan, Executive Director for STEMaction.  For information specific to DC's and Maryland's FTC program, please refer to STEMaction's website at https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__firstinmaryland.org_first-2Dtech-2Dchallenge-2Dprogram&d=DwIFAw&c=eLbWYnpnzycBCgmb7vCI4uqNEB9RSjOdn_5nBEmmeq0&r=k6Oa5GxfBPFMgGjb2r5QIoEOeBZs9xbNIpA0kLw_kFQ&m=xJE3n9IyApQyFB2kNGIwQMZMsPIoRC26dp8ISIsBch8&s=qyqdFx-_JJIOTUt2YD-qIOZZMKQ3ddQ3TG22ar6N8kk&e=  or contact Bill Duncan directly.


All FRC teams in VA, DC and MD are part of the FIRST Chesapeake District.  Copied on this message are Denise Lewis and Brian Walinski.  Both of them are the Program Directors for FRC teams in VA/DC/MD.  For information specific to FRC in the FIRST Chesapeake District, please checkout their website at https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.firstchesapeake.org_first-2Dprograms_frc&d=DwIFAw&c=eLbWYnpnzycBCgmb7vCI4uqNEB9RSjOdn_5nBEmmeq0&r=k6Oa5GxfBPFMgGjb2r5QIoEOeBZs9xbNIpA0kLw_kFQ&m=xJE3n9IyApQyFB2kNGIwQMZMsPIoRC26dp8ISIsBch8&s=awVoCxWkVSjjy1CdjjfGDnhyEQmOWEuv8Bd435tyNvk&e=  or contact either Denise or Brian directly.


Wishing all of you the best as you explore the next steps in your FIRST journey.


Angie Fontanilla
Senior Mentor, Washington DC, FIRST 

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From: First Lego League in Virginia and DC <[log in to unmask]> on behalf of John Davison <[log in to unmask]>
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Subject: [VADCFLL-L] FTC & FRC listserve?

My son and several other kids I coached have aged out of FLL.  Does anyone know the local (VA/DC) listserv addresses for FTC and FRC?  Thanks.

John Davison
Vulcan Broncos 2014-2016

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