22 Jun 2021 Celebrate the FIRST Game Changers Season
It’s time to celebrate the amazing accomplishments of FIRST teams this season. To recognize teams’ triumphs and victories and the FIRST community’s contributions during the extended FIRST GAME CHANGERS season, FIRST HQ is planning virtual season celebrations in a variety of formats:
- The FIRST LEGO LEAGUE Virtual Open International event, hosted in Greece on June 24-27, will bring together over 200 teams, and the FIRST community is invited to view Opening and Closing Ceremonies and Robot Game match highlights.
- FIRST® Tech Challenge will host a virtual celebration broadcast featuring special guests on Thursday, June 24, 2021, at 6:00pm CST on FIRSTtv on Twitch. This includes a reveal of the 2021 Dean’s List Award Winners, 2021 Volunteers of the Year, and recognizes teams from around the world who reached their ULTIMATE GOAL presented by Qualcomm. Highest ranked teams and Inspire, Compass & Promote Award winners will be celebrated.
- FIRST® Robotics Competition will host a virtual celebration broadcast featuring special guests on Saturday, June 26, 2021, at 11 am CST on FIRSTtv on Twitch. During the broadcast, we’ll reveal the 2021 Dean’s List Award Winners, 2021 Volunteers of the Year, 2021 Woodie Flowers Award, the Game Design Challenge winning teams, and 2021 INFINITE RECHARGE Championship Chairman’s Award winners and finalists.
The cross-program FIRST® Global Innovation Awards powered by Star Wars: Force for Change will celebrate 60 game-changing inventions from the FIRST® Innovation Challenge presented by Qualcomm and FIRST LEGO League Challenge Innovation Project and present awards on Wednesday, June 30, at 2:30 pm ET on FIRSTtv.