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TAMIU Qualifying Tournament will be January 18, 2014
What is FIRST Tech Challenge?
FTC is designed for students in grades 7-12 to compete head to head, using a sports model. Teams are responsible for designing, building, and programming their robots to compete in an alliance format against other teams. The robot kit is reusable from year-to-year and is programmed using a variety of languages. Teams, including coaches, mentors and volunteers, are required to develop strategy and build robots based on sound engineering principles. Awards are given for the competition as for well as for community outreach, design, and other real-world accomplishments.
Date: January 18, 2014
Agenda: Pending Release
Team Cost: $175
2014 FTC Game:
You can view a clip of the game on the FTC website. You will find a lot of valuable information regarding the game, inexpensive methods of building a practice field, the game manual, rules, etc. We have chosen this date to give you enough time to both recruit and build your robots. This will also give you enough time to gather your bearings if you are one of the winning teams and advancing to the Alamo FTC Championship which will be the first weekend in March. Below please find several pieces of information that you may find more than interesting!
- FTC BLOCK PARTY! Game Manual, Part 1
- FTC BLOCK PARTY! Game Manual, Part 2
- FTC BLOCK PARTY! One Page Game
- Game Forum Link
- Samantha Resources
- FTC Team Registration Page
- Ken's Blog
- FIRST Scholarships for graduating seniors
- Did you know that colleges and universities have made over $15 million worth of scholarships available to FIRST graduates?