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FIRST Tech Challenge (middle and high schools)

 

 

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The FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) is a mid-level robotics competition for high school students. It offers the same traditional challenges of a FIRST Robotics Competition but is generally more affordable and accessible. Teams of up to 10 students, with their teachers and mentors, build a small remote-controlled robot using a custom robotic platform created specifically for FIRST. During the season, teams document their progress and the process behind the creation and deployment of their robot. Teams compete for several awards in areas that include engineering, design excellence, and sportsmanship. If you are interested in starting a team or learning more about FTC, please contact Carol Edelman at cedelman@virginiafirst.org.

 

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Upcoming Events

Sat Nov 22 @ 8:00AM - 03:00PM
FRC Workshops
Sat Nov 22 @ 8:00AM - 03:00PM
FTC Meet the Field at VCU
Sat Nov 22 @10:00AM - 03:00PM
FTC Meet the Field at Flint Hill School, Oakton, VA
Sat Dec 06 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
FTC Meet the Field and FLL States Championship
Sat Dec 06 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
FTC Central Virginia Qualifier at the Arther Ashe Center (Richmond)
Sat Dec 06 @10:00AM - 02:00PM
Junior FIRST LEGO League Expo at FTC Central Qualifier
Sat Dec 13 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
FTC Northern Virginia Qualifier