In British Columbia, the 2019/20 FIRST LEGO League season will have most teams participate in qualifying tournaments in January 2020 prior to a BC Championship tournament in February 2020.
Find out about 2019/20 City Shaper Challenge at the official site.
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This workshop will introduce FIRST Tech Challenge teams to using Vuforia in Java programming. The workshop will be held this Friday from 4:30 to 6pm at the University of Victoria in the Engineering Law Wing (ELW) B215.
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This workshop will introduce three different options for CAD software. The hands-on demo will be in OnShape and show how to use a virtual kit of parts to design your robot. CAD drawings can be included in your engineering notebook and can contribute to several of the judged awards.
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The University of Victoria is hosting a series of workshops to help FIRST Tech Challenge teams learn the skills for designing, building and programming robots. Most of the workshops will be lead by FIRST alumni who are current UVic students.
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For those near Vancouver, we are planning an FLL JumpStart event at Centre for Digital Media on September 21st, 2019 from 1:00-4:00pm, more details to come.
More details on Vancouver Island events will be posted on https://firstroboticsbc.org.
More details for the FLL season in BC will be announced at these Jumpstart events.
Registration (Deadline Sept 15th): https://forms.gle/3BYTqGJtR2UFU7yX8
In British Columbia, the 2019/20 FIRST Tech Challenge season uses a League format leading on the the Provincial Championship. It means that your team will get more opportunities to play matches with your robot.
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What if you could build a better world? Where would you begin?
More than ever, we must come together to innovate and solve problems. In FIRST, you are part of a thriving community brimming with inspiration, creativity, and hope for a stronger, more sustainable future—one that’s built better together. You have the power to help the cities, towns, and places you call home reach new heights. With the support of the FIRST community, this is your opportunity to lead our future forward—and up.
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Want one more chance to play Rover Ruckus? Or just the opportunity to build and program your first robot?
We’re planning a special Rover Ruckus Scrimmage on June 1st. This event is an opportunity for rookie teams to build and program their first robot and then have a chance to compete with it in matches.
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Know anyone who might be interested in starting a FIRST Tech Challenge team? FIRST British Columbia has grants available to help teams getting ready for their first competition season. Please read all the way down the page to see all the grant opportunities.
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FIRST Robotics BC has received a $250,000 grant from the British Columbia Government. The funding announcement was hosted by Reynolds Secondary.
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