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FIRST Tech Challenge is one of the student robotics programs offered by FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology). Teams of up to 15 students, with adult leaders and mentors, build a remote-controlled robot using an Android controller and extensive parts list. Each year's game is different! Teams must strategize, design and build their robots accordingly. At competitions, two-team alliances square off in successive two-and-a-half minute rounds combining autonomous and operator-controlled play.

 

FIRST Skystone RGB Primary full colorDuring the season, teams document their progress and the process behind the creation and deployment of their robot, then present their results to judges. Teams can earn awards in areas that include engineering, design excellence, competitive play, and sportsmanship. Participants in the FIRST Tech Challenge are eligible for millions of dollars in college scholarships through FIRST.

MD/DC Events:

  • Before teams are able to compete in our region, they must first register with FIRST. To register, go to https://www.firstinspires.org and click on "Sign Up" or "Login" on the top right.
  • Once registered with FIRST, a team must then register with Maryland/DC to select events. MD/DC Registration for this season will open on 10/1/2019.
  • The season schedule is available at: https://FIRSTinMaryland.org/go/FTCschedule 

Consider Volunteering

If you're interested in helping out, we'd love to have you! Volunteers roles at events vary in time commitment and complexity.

 

Contacts:

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