Now that the FTC Game ( ULTIMATE GOAL ) has been released, a group of volunteers took on the challenge to build a Robot in a Weekend. The plan was to have everyone building robots in the same space, but that couldn’t happen with all the restrictions this year. So we scheduled an online Check-in […]
Find out about FIRST Tech Challenge and learn about this year’s game challenge called Ultimate Goal. See a playing field set-up for this year’s game and participate in workshops to get your season started. Watch the livestream from Kick-off.
Hello to the FIRST® Robotics British Columbia family! With the ever-changing world and circumstances surrounding COVID-19 in British Columbia, FIRST® Robotics British Columbia is committed to continue encouraging and supporting our youth to become the science and technology leaders of tomorrow. As always, our priority is the safety of all our students, volunteers, coaches, mentors and community members. Due to the pandemic and the guidelines from provincial health officials, we anticipate that teams will encounter a number of unique challenges […]
BC students (Grades 1-12) are invited to celebrate all things science, technology, engineering, and math with Engineers and Geoscientists of BC by taking part in our STEM Leaders of the Future: Engineering and Geoscience contest! Check out the list of challenges to help get those creative thoughts flowing. Using items you can find around the […]
The FIRST Tech Challenge Season may look a bit different this year, but there will be a full competition season. This year’s game is called Ultimate Goal and here’s the video teaser to introduce the theme. British Columbia events will start in September with a Live Stream Kick-off on our youtube channel and an opportunity […]
The Chicago Robotics Invitational is a premier FTC off-season event that features the previous competitions field with a slight twist. This year teams will compete in 3v3 matches on a 16×16 field and there are a few new scoring elements that have altered and have been added. The event takes place on July 10-11 at […]
FIRST Teams from across Canada will be featured as part of a 2 hour showcase on weekdays from 9am to 11am PST March 19 to April 3. Check out the topic schedule or watch live. FRC and FTC Teams from across Canada can apply to be part of the showcase. Teams that are selected to […]
Team applications are now open for the largest, most competitive, international, off-season FTC tournament in the world! Teams from regions where the Championship was cancelled or postponed past March 23rd due to the COVID-19 outbreak are encouraged to still apply. In these cases it is vital that you submit a three minute video showing the capabilities of your […]
The British Columbia FIRST Tech Challenge Championships will be held on Friday February 21 and Saturday, February 22, 2020 at St. Michaels University School (3400 Richmond Road, Victoria). Families are welcome to come and watch. The best robot viewing is probably between 2-4pm.
The mission of FIRST is to encourage young people to become science and technology leaders and innovators. We know how hard it is to go to school and still find time to volunteer with FIRST. FTC BC will be awarding up to five $500 honouriums to FIRST Alumni Volunteers to help with their school expenses.