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FTC 

FTC=FIRST TECH CHALLENGE


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I=INSPIRATION

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R=RECOGNITION

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S=SCIENCE

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T=TECHNOLOGY






Overview Pages

FIRST® Webpage

www.firstinspires.org

FIRST Tech Challenge main page

www.firstinspires.org/robotics/ftc

Regional Contacts Search Portal - Find your Regional FIRST Contact.

http://www.firstinspires.com/node/2546

Game Materials - Includes all the season materials, including the Game Manuals, link to the Forum, Forum Answered Questions, Field instructions, and link to buy field element.

http://www.firstinspires.org/resource-library/ftc/game-and-season-info

 

Getting Started

Starting a Team Resources - Includes step-by-step resources for starting an FIRST Tech Challenge team.

http://www.firstinspires.org/node/5281

Fundraising Resources - Includes resources for budgeting and fundraising, including grants and resources from the FIRST and FIRST Tech Challenge Fundraising Toolkits.

http://www.firstinspires.org/node/5406

Resource Library - The location of all FIRST and FIRST Tech Challenge Resources. Organized in “articles”, resources are grouped together by subject and can be saved to your personal Resource Library by clicking on the heart when signed in

http://www.firstinspires.org/node/1586

 

Team, Robots, and Technology!

Team Management Resources - Includes all the resources for Mentors and Teams on running the team: the Mentor Manual, fundraising, training, Engineering Notebook, preparing for competition, Awards, and more.

http://www.firstinspires.org/node/5226

Robot Building Resources - Includes all of the resources for building the robot, including the PushBot Build Guides, Robot Wiring Guide, PTC design resources, and new technology resources.

http://www.firstinspires.org/node/5181

Technology Resources - Includes all resources for the new Android-based technology, including programming resources, Troubleshooting Guides, link to the Forum, etc.

http://www.firstinspires.org/node/5291

 

Competition

Preparing for Competition Resources - Includes a checklist of items and resources to ensure your team is prepared for competition.

http://www.firstinspires.org/node/5261

Events Search Portal - Find local events (from tournaments to workshops and scrimmages).

http://www.firstinspires.org/team-event-search

FIRST Tech Challenge Dean’s List – Every registered FIRST Tech Challenge Team is able to nominate 2 students (10th or 11th grade) to be recognized for their leadership and dedication to FIRST. Learn more about this amazing award!

http://www.firstinspires.org/robotics/ftc/deans-list

Volunteer Resources - Includes all volunteer training manuals and instructions for accessing the Schoology training.

http://www.firstinspires.org/node/5146

Super-Regional Championships - Information regarding the four U.S. based Super-Regional Championships.

http://www.firstinspires.org/robotics/ftc/super-regional-championship-tournaments

 

Outreach and Social Media

Outreach & Marketing Resources - Includes resources and links to resources, virtual badges, marketing materials and team recruitment resources.

http://www.firstinspires.org/node/5246

Links to Social Media - All FIRST and FIRST Tech Challenge Social Media pages.

http://www.firstinspires.org/node/4511

World Championship Results & Hall of Fame - Location of all previous World Championships winners.

http://www.firstinspires.org/node/5356

 

Beyond the Competition

FIRST Tech Challenge in the Classroom Resources -Many FIRST Tech Challenge Mentors and Coaches are also teachers in the classroom. Find additional resources here

http://www.firstinspires.org/node/5231

FIRST Scholarships - Be proactive and start looking at what scholarships are available!

http://www.firstinspires.org/node/1556

FIRST Alumni & Internships - FIRST participants are able to search out internships made available for students who have participated in high school level FIRST programs. Network with the FIRST Alumni page and ensure you are always connected even after graduating from FIRST Tech Challenge.

http://www.firstinspires.com/alumni-and-internships

 

 

 

 



















                               

FIRST asks everyone who participates in FTC to uphold the following values:


• We act with integrity

• We are a team.

• We do the work to get the job done with guidance from our coaches and mentors.

• We respect each other in the best spirit of teamwork

• We honor the spirit of friendly competition.

• What we learn is more important than what we win.

• We behave with courtesy and compassion for others at all times

• We share our experiences with others.

• We display gracious professionalism in everything we do.

• We have fun.

• We encourage others to adopt these values.



















































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