On Saturday, February 17, 2018, St. Michaels University School 3400 Richmond Rd, Victoria, BC (Google Map) will host the British Columbia FIRST Tech Challenge Championships. Continue reading “BC FTC Championships Feb 17”
British Columbia’s first ever FIRST Robotics Competition will be in Victoria at the Save-In Foods Memorial Arena on March 13-16, 2018.
BC’s FTC League 2 event was held January 24 at St. Michael’s University School. 12 teams from BC and Washington State participated.
(just based on League 2 Matches)
|Rank||Team #||Team Name||QP||RP||Highest||Matches|
|1||12598||Green Jelly Beans||10||134||139||5|
QP (Total Qualification Points) – 2 Points for a WIN, 1 Point for a TIE, 0 Points for a LOSS.
RP (Total Ranking Points) – Ranking points are awarded using the losing alliance’s score in each match.
Highest (Highest Match Score) – The highest match score awarded to the team.
Matches Played does not include surrogate matches.
On Saturday, February 3 2018, St. Margaret’s School will host the BC FIRST LEGO League Championship.
FIRST LEGO League (FLL) introduces young people, ages 9 to 14, to the fun and excitement of science and technology through team-based robotics competitions.
This year’s challenge is called Hydro Dynamics. Teams from all over BC will be coming together at St. Margaret’s School to have their robots judged and compete at the provincial games.
- 8:45 am Doors Open and Registration Starts
- 9:15 am Coaches Meeting
- 9:30 am Opening Ceremonies
- 10:00 am Judging begins
- 10:15 am Robot Runs begin
- 12:45 pm Lunch Break with FIRST Tech Challenge Demo
- 1:30 pm Robot Runs
- 4:00 pm Closing Celebration and Awards
Spectators are welcome at the championship games – which are also a good introduction for those interested in forming their own teams.
There will be rolling robot matches from 10am to 4pm on Saturday, February 3, at St. Margaret’s School, 1080 Lucas Ave, Victoria.
January 24 , 2018 4:00 – 8:00pm St. Michael’s University School
British Columbia FIRST Tech Challenge League Two will be held at St. Michael’s University School (3400 Richmond Ave.) on Wednesday January 24, 2018.
4:00 pm Doors Open and Team Registration
4:30 – 5:30 Robot Inspection
6:00 – 8:00 Matches
8:00 – 8:30 Pack up and leave
Teams will play 5 robot game matches with the scores accumulating to the British Columbia Championships on Feb. 17, 2018.
FTC Results from League One
Where: Landsdowne School ( 1765 Landsdowne Rd. Victoria)
Teams will have the opportunity to practice “real” robot runs. There will be judges and extra spectators for the project presentations, so teams can practice their presentation, get feedback from the judges and the spectators, and share their work with more people.
Please use the entrance marked with the black arrow (off Landsdowne Road).
For more information contact Uschi.Leslie@shaw.ca
FIRST Robotics Competition BC Kickoff
Kickoff marks the beginning of the design and build season. Details of the FIRST POWER UP game will be revealed. Teams have the opportunity to meet to compare notes, get ideas, make friends, find mentoring teams, learn the game, pick up the Kickoff Kit from the Kit of Parts, and get geared up for the exciting competition season.
January 6 @ 7:00 am – 3:00 pm
BCIT Telus Theater, BCIT School of Business (Building SE06, Room 233) – 3700 Willingdon Ave, Burnaby, BC V5G 3H2
BCITSA Great Hall, Building SE04 – Following the kickoff broadcast at Telus Theatre teams will move to the Great Hall to receive their Kit of Parts
7:00 am – Doors open
7:25am – 9:00am – Welcome and Webcast (teams should be seated in Telus Theatre by 7:20am)
9:15am – 3:00pm – Kit of Parts Distribution, Field Element Assembly, Seminars, Robot Quickbuild
9:30 Labview Programming for the RoboRio FRC Control System
10:30 3D Printing
11:30 Sponsorship and Fundraising
12:30 Effective Game Strategies
WHAT TO EXPECT:
In addition to the presentation of the Kickoff Webcast, where the 2018 FRC Game “Power Up” will be announced, teams will engage in:
– Kit of Parts distribution and inventory
– Field element assembly mock-up. Help build life size mock ups of the FRC game elements.
– Robot Quick Build. Assemble the KoP chassis and control system with the support of experienced teams.
– Seminars (located in Telus Theatre)
Please bring your lunch.
We’ve got ferries and/or a long trip. We can’t be there at 7:20. Can we still come?
Yes, please. Let us know you’ll be arriving late and keep us advised of any changes to your arrival time.
Not all of our students can attend, what can they do?
Students who are not attending can take part by watching the webcast live. https://www.