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First Tech Challenge

FTC is designed for students who want to compete head to head using a sports model. Teams are responsible for designing, building, and programming their robots to compete on a 12' X 12' field, in an Alliance format, against other teams. Robots are built from a reusable platform and teams can choose from two programming 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.

  • Design, build, and program robots
  • 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 scholarships at over 100 colleges/universities

AGWSR Robotics

2013 - Participant - Des Moines Qualifier - North High School

2014 - Participant - Winthrop Qualifier - East Buchanan CSD

2014 - Sixth Place/Finalist Alliance- Cedar Falls Qualifier - Peet Junior High

2014 - 3rd Place/ Alliance Captain/Finalist Rockwell-Collins Think Award - Newhall Qualifier - Central Lutheran School