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This application is for a grant that covers a portion of a new rookie FIRST LEGO League Explore or FIRST LEGO League Challenge team registration fee arising from a United States based Class Pack for the 2022-2023 FIRST ENERGIZE season.* 

During the 2022-2023 season, any registered and paid FIRST LEGO League Explore Class Pack or FIRST LEGO League Challenge Class Pack can use this grant to start a new rookie team of the same program arising from their Class Pack. 

*If you are a FIRST Tech Challenge Class Pack account and looking to start a new, rookie FIRST Tech Challenge Team, please contact FIRST School Engagement directly: FIRSTSchoolEngagement@firstinspires.org

Grant Guidelines:

  • Provides up to 50% off a new rookie team registration fee arising from a 2022-2023 Class Pack registration
  • One time, one competitive team grant per Class Pack. If you have more than one Class Pack and you are looking to start an additional team, you must fill out one application per registered Class Pack available, per program.
  • This grant is only available to start a new, rookie team for same Class Pack program type (example: a FIRST LEGO League Challenge Class Pack can only use this grant for a new, rookie FIRST LEGO League Challenge team registration)
  • You must have a registered and paid for your 2022-2023 season Class Pack in order to apply for this grant.   
  • This grant can only be applied towards a new, rookie team registration fee for the 2022-2023 season - this grant cannot be applied to an existing team, regardless is team is comprised of all new students. 
  • Only available for United States based Class Packs

Rookie Team Grant Values: 

  • FIRST LEGO League Explore - $35 off $125 Team Registration Fee (a FLL Explore team consists of 2-6 members)
  • FIRST LEGO League Challenge - $125 off $250 Team Registration Fee Only (does not include Challenge Set - sold separately) (a FLL Challenge team consists of up 10 team members)

Team Registration Guidelines:

  • Upload Tax Exempt form in the FIRST Team Dashboard (if applicable)
  • You must have (2) registered coaches for each new rookie team
  • Ensure Youth Protection Policy (YPP) is complete by both coaches (via your FIRST Dashboard)
  • Contact Local Program Provider for timeline of events within your area to make sure you are able to compete in the 2022-2023 season.

IMPORTANT: FIRST cannot approve a grant application without a temporary team number. New teams for the 2022-2023 season should wait to complete this form until they have a temporary team number. Please be sure to double check your temporary team number prior to submission. Your temporary team number will be in the format of 2022XXXXX

NOTE: DO NOT pay for your team registration (reminder you must have a registered and paid FIRST Class Pack to apply) prior to receiving notification of this grant. We are not able to offer refunds if you pay for the registration in advance of receiving this grant.

It may take up to 15 business days for this grant to be applied. 

Please contact teamgrants@firstinspires.org if you have any questions regarding this grant. 

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