FIRST Tech Challenge
FTC is designed for those who want to compete head-to-head, using a sports model. Teams of up to 10 students 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.
The FTC State championship will be held at SPSU on March 2, 2013.
Students get to:
- Design, build, and program robots ￼
- Apply real-world math and science concepts ￼
- Develop problem-solving, organizational, and team-building skills ￼
- Compete and cooperate in alliances and tournaments ￼
- Earn a place in the World Championship ￼
- Qualify for close to $7 million in college scholarships
For the slides presented at the Georgia FIRST FIRST Tech Challenge Kickoff, please click here.
For more information concerning FIRST Tech Challenge, email Robert May.
To register for a qualifier, click here.
Click here to view the schedule for FTC State.
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