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Volunteer – Simon Erlic

It’s Volunteer Appreciation Month and FIRST BC wants to feature some of our amazing volunteers! First up is Simon Erlic, an alumni of FTC 11589 – Fusion from St. Michael’s University School. Simon started volunteering with FIRST BC even before he graduated high school, helping with outreach events and other activities. As an Engineering student […]

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FIRST Alumni Honourariums 2021

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. […]

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FTC Fair Play

BC will be participating in the FTC Fair Play Initiative to encourage teams to share videos of their robots and mechanisms.   Teams are asked to be honest in their scoring, transparent by sharing match videos and pledge to follow FIRST values like Gracious Professionalism. We’ll be sharing a list of teams on our website who […]

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FTC March Leagues

FIRST Tech Challenge teams will be competing in League Events during the month of March. Teams play the Remote version of Ultimate Goal. League 4 – Teams can submit 6 match scores between March 7 and March 13.  League 5 – Teams can submit 6 match scores between March 24 and March 30.   Find out all […]

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FTC League 3

Our FIRST Tech Challenge teams have been competing in Remote Events so far this season. League 3 finished on January 30 and there was a Wrap-up Event on January 31 with both Virtual Pits and video with robot highlights from all the teams. Find out all the details and results from all the League events […]

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Drivers Meeting January

Tonight, January 20, at 7:00pm is the Drivers Meeting for January. Meet with our Head Ref to talk about scoring, rules, and ask questions about Remote Events. The link for the Drivers Meeting has been sent to all teams and posted on Discord. Use the Contact Us page if you need the link. The Drivers […]

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FTC January Events

League EventsTo accommodate team schedules, the January League event was split into two events.   League 2 wraps up on Jan. 16 and League 3 wraps up on Jan. 30.   Teams can choose to compete in either or both events.   For Remote Events, some teams are able to use the Open Field for their competitions. Teams […]

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FTC Robot in a Weekend

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 […]

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FTC Kick-off 2020

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.

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Guidance for COVID-19

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 […]