First Tech ChallengeF.T.C.
FTC is designed for high schoolers 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 on a 12' by 12' field in an alliance format against other teams. Robots are built using a Tetrix platform that is reusable from year to year 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 well as community outreach, design, and other real world accomplishments.High School students get to...Apply real world math and science concepts.Develop strategic problem-solving, organizational, and team building skills.Compete and cooperate in alliances at tournaments.Earn a place in the world championship.Qualify for college scholarships