Participant Opportunities Schedule 2021

Application release and deadline dates will be announced in February. Please email us at if you are interested in applying for any of these great opportunities.

Event Date Location # of Teens
*Wells Fargo Succeeding Together May 3-9, 2021 Charlotte, NC 2020 Winners
John Deere Drive Your Future Academy (Girls Only) June 5-9, 2021 San Francisco, CA 24
First Tee National Championship June 20-25, 2021 Clemson, SC 72
John Deere Power For Good Contest July 5-9, 2021 Silvis, IL 3
First Tee Game Changers Academy Honoring Joe Louis Barrow July 20-24, 2021 Philadelphia, PA 96
Participant Advisory Council July 28-30, 2021 Jacksonville, FL 8
**First Tee Leadership Summit In Partnership With PGA TOUR Superstore August 2-6, 2021 Emigrant, Montana 20
**First Tee Leadership Summit In Partnership With PGA TOUR Superstore August 9-13, 2021 Emigrant, Montana 20
***Coca Cola America’s Future September 1-4, 2021 Atlanta, GA 5
PURE Insurance Championship September 21-26, 2021 Pebble Beach, CA 78
First Tee Innovators Forum October 8-11, 2021 San Jose, CA 28

*Wells Fargo Succeeding Together Contest will not be available for new applicants this year.
**Only chapters in PGA TOUR Superstore markets may apply.
***Event is not confirmed and may not be offered in 2021.

Common eligibility requirements for all 2021 Participant Opportunities:

  • Participants must be in the 14-18 age range.
  • Entered in The First Tee participant database for a minimum of 3 years at the time of application deadline. The Home Office will use the participant’s “created on” date in the database to determine if the participant meets the 3 year requirement (please see exemptions below for Outstanding Participant Leadership Summit)
  • Classified as a high school freshman, sophomore, junior or senior as of spring semester 2020 (please see exemptions below for PURE Insurance Championship Impacting The First Tee and Coca Cola’s – America’s Future)
  • Entered in The First Tee participant database at a minimum of Birdie level at the time of application deadline
  • Active in The First Tee database upon submittal of application
  • Chapters must have signed their original contract at least 3 years before application deadline in order to submit applicants
  • Participants who attended the event previously are not eligible to apply