Awards

2018 Season Awards

Regional Engineering Inspiration Award, Great Northern Regional
Celebrates outstanding success in advancing respect and appreciation for engineering within a team’s school and community.

Judges’ Award, Medtronic Foundation Regional
During the course of the competition, the judging panel may decide a team’s unique efforts, performance, or dynamics merit recognition.



2017 Season Awards

Regional Chairman’s Award, Iowa Regional
The Chairman’s Award represents the spirit of FIRST. It honors the team that, in the judges’ estimation, best represents a model for other teams to emulate, and which embodies the goals and purpose of FIRST. It remains FIRST’s most prestigious award.

Imagery Award in Honor of Jack Kamen, Minnesota 10,000 Lakes Regional
In honor of Jack Kamen, Dean’s father, for his dedication to art and illustration and his devotion to FIRST. This award celebrates attractiveness in engineering and outstanding visual aesthetic integration of machine and team appearance.


2016 Season Awards

Woodie Flowers Finalist Award: David Sylvestre, Northern Lights Regional
Is presented to an outstanding Mentor in the robotics competition who best leads, inspires, teaches, and empowers their team using excellent communication skills.

FIRST Dean’s List Finalist: Jared Voight, Northern Lights Regional
Celebrates outstanding student leaders whose passion for and effectiveness at attaining FIRST ideals is exemplary.


2015 Season Awards

Regional Engineering Inspiration Award, Northern Lights Regional
Celebrates outstanding success in advancing respect and appreciation for engineering within a team’s school and community.

Regional Engineering Inspiration Award, Minnesota 10,000 Lakes Regional
Celebrates outstanding success in advancing respect and appreciation for engineering within a team’s school and community.


2014 Season Awards

Gracious Professionalism Award, Northern Lights Regional
Celebrates outstanding sportsmanship and continuous Gracious Professionalism® in the heat of competition, both on and off the playing field.

Industrial Safety Award, Minnesota 10,000 Lakes Regional
Celebrates the team that progresses beyond safety fundamentals by using innovative ways to eliminate or protect against hazards.

Regional Engineering Inspiration Award, Minnesota 10,000 Lakes Regional
Celebrates outstanding success in advancing respect and appreciation for engineering within a team’s school and community.

FIRST Dean’s List Finalist: Emilia Skogen, Minnesota 10,000 Lakes Regional
Celebrates outstanding student leaders whose passion for and effectiveness at attaining FIRST ideals is exemplary.


2013 Season Awards

Imagery Award in Honor of Jack Kamen, Northern Lights Regional
In honor of Jack Kamen, Dean’s father, for his dedication to art and illustration and his devotion to FIRST. This award celebrates attractiveness in engineering and outstanding visual aesthetic integration of machine and team appearance.


2012 Season Awards

Divisional Coopertition Award, Curie Division – FIRST Championship
Celebrates the team that displays the greatest level of Coopertition on the playing field.

Regional Engineering Inspiration Award, Minnesota 10,000 Lakes Regional
Celebrates outstanding success in advancing respect and appreciation for engineering within a team’s school and community.


2011 Season Awards

Regional Chairman’s Award, Minnesota 10,000 Lakes Regional
The Chairman’s Award represents the spirit of FIRST. It honors the team that, in the judges’ estimation, best represents a model for other teams to emulate, and which embodies the goals and purpose of FIRST. It remains FIRST’s most prestigious award.

Gracious Professionalism Award, Lake Superior Regional
This award celebrates outstanding sportsmanship and continuous Gracious Professionalism™ in the heat of competition, both on and off the playing field.


2010 Season Awards

Regional Engineering Inspiration Award, Minnesota 10,000 Lakes Regional
Celebrates outstanding success in advancing respect and appreciation for engineering within a team’s school and community.


2009 Season Awards

Regional Engineering Inspiration Award, Minnesota 10,000 Lakes Regional
Celebrates outstanding success in advancing respect and appreciation for engineering within a team’s school and community.


2008 Season Awards

Chrysler Team Spirit Award, Minnesota Regional
Celebrates extraordinary enthusiasm and spirit through exceptional partnership and teamwork