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