Hall of Fame Blog

Does your Robotics Event have a Quiet Room?

As Robotics teams we endeavor to adhere to the FIRST philosophies of Gracious Professionalism and Coopertition through their core values: Discovery, Innovation, Impact, Inclusion, Teamwork, and Fun! To ensure that your upcoming event values and protects student mental...

The FIRST Hall of Fame blog shares information and celebrates with the FIRST community.

Please note that from 1992 – 2022, this award was called the Chairman’s Award.
As such, for teams who won during those years, you will see references to the “Chairman’s Award.”

2022 FIRST Championship Chairman’s Chat

A panel discussion held at the 2022 FIRST Championship in Houston, TX with members of the FIRST Hall of Fame (past Championship Chairman's Award winners), providing and answering audience questions about how to maximize your team's impact and how to best tackle the...

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FIRST Canada Live: Chairman’s Tips

We’re Excited about the New Questions & Definitions Did you miss the Tuesday, January 25th episode of  #FIRSTCanadaLIVE! twitch.tv/firstcanada, or maybe you wanted to rewatch it to hear what the FIRST Hall of Fame team representatives talked about. Here are just...

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2021 Chairman’s Award Winners

Congratulations to the 2021 FIRST Robotics Competition CCA, Finalist, RCA and District Chairman's Award Winners! ! We mean this sincerely, since we understand and appreciate the time, effort, and resources that are required to earn the Chairman's Award. No matter at...

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Zack Piper, 2834 Allaire Medalist

Hall of Fame Allaire Medalist 2018 What is the Allaire Medal?  The Championship Chairman’s Award winning teams choose 1-2 students who best embody the spirit of FIRST within the team.  The team honors these students with the Allaire Medal, in honor of Paul A....

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Your Virtual Chairman’s Chat Questions Answered.

Learn why the Chairman’s Award should matter to your team. Each year teams attending the FIRST World Championships have had the opportunity to engage with FIRST Hall of Fame teams and Chairman’s Judges in a panel forum to ask questions about the chairman’s rules, best...

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Mentor Engagement During a Global Pandemic

Everything is different. Unnatural. Unreal. As the months have dragged on during the COVID-19 pandemic, the demands pulling on our mentors’ time and attention have shifted. Concerns about school, family, work, mental health as well as physical, have diverted the...

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2020 Chairman’s Award Winners

Congratulations to the 2020 FIRST Robotics Competition RCA and District Chairman's Award Winners!  We mean this sincerely, since we understand and appreciate the time, effort, and resources that are required to earn the Chairman's Award. No matter at what level your...

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