July 7, 2012

Grants Available

General Motors Grants: Thanks to General Motors, a long time and very generous sponsor to our FIRST family of programs in MI, grants have been made available to newly formed MI FLL and MI Middle School FTC teams.

  • New MI FLL teams can apply for a $300 GM grant
  • New MI Middle School FTC teams can apply for a $600 GM Grant

To apply for these grants, register your team with FIRST then fill out this form:
MI FLL/FTC GM Grant Application to start the process.

Graduation Grants: Teams graduating from FLL to FTC are eligible for two grants from FIRST and the LEGO Foundation. These grants are available on a first come-first served basis. Details are available by visiting this link: http://www.usfirst.org/roboticsprograms/ftc/grow.

FIRST Robotics Night at Comerica Park

On August 22, 2012, join us at a Detroit Tigers vs. Toronto Blue Jays game for FIRST Robotics Night at Comerica Park. A robot will throw out the "FIRST pitch" and our family of programs will be on exhibition to showcase FIRST to the 30,000+ fans in attendance. Radio and TV coverage too!  We need our whole robotics community to be part of the event.  Tickets are on sale now:  TICKET ORDER FORM.  Teams and robots are needed for the demonstrations, contact frogforce503@gmail.com to sign up.