RI FIRST Tech Challenge 9th Season Call for Volunteers
The 9th season of the Rhode Island FIRST Tech Challenge (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) hosted by New England Institute of Technology( NEIT) is underway. NEIT is looking for technical professionals, educators, parents and all others interested in encouraging middle and high school robotic teams. Each season approximately 32 robotic teams design, build and compete with their robot in the RI FIRST Tech Challenge.
We need you! Adult volunteers are assigned key roles to keep the qualifiers and tournament on track. No need to be an expert in robotics or engineering, just a willingness to support our R.I. students in their interest in technology.
Volunteer at a Qualifier! Teams in RI need to advance to the state tournament by participating in a qualifying tournament. The dates for the qualifiers are 11/22/14, 12/6/14 and 1/3/15. All qualifiers
Volunteer at the State Tournament! 32 teams will advance to the RI State Tournament. The event is a held on 1/31/15 with set up and prep on 1/30/15. Volunteers for State Tournament must volunteer at one qualifying tournament.
Register with FIRST! All FIRST volunteers are required to use this system. https://my.usfirst.org/FIRSTPortal/Login/VIMS_login.aspx
Please register with FIRST and complete the attached form. Return the form to Erin Flynn. For more information on FIRST and the FTC Challenge go to www.usfirst.org. If you have any general questions please contact Erin Flynn, RI FIRST Affiliate Partner at New England Institute of Technology, 800-736-7744 ext. 3462 or by e-mail at email@example.com.