Q. Does a participant have to earn the badges in order?

    A.  It is recommended a participant complete the level badges in order.

Q.Students on my team have earned a Level 1 and Level 2 badge based on their previous year participation.  Can they earn the badges based on this previous year participation or do they have to “start over”?

    A. Using the information from any FIRST Robotics Competition game is allowed.

Q. Can a participant earn more than 1 level of a badge in a year?

    A. Yes.

Q.  How does this work?

    • A.  Short answer : Have a mentor register for an account, pick a badge and complete the tasks.  Mentor will request the badge credit with their FIRST Badges account.  Participant will get a badge icon with unique data via email. Participant can create a backpack account at https://backpack.openbadges.org/ and display the badge icons.

Updated February 13, 2020