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FTC Workshop – Preparing for Competition – Nov 15

Is your team ready for your first competition?  This workshop will cover topics like Robot Inspection, wiring, and whatever you team needs to get ready for their first event this season. For details and registration please see the event page.

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FTC Workshop – Designing Parts Using CAD – Nov 8

Hands on workshop to learn how to design parts for 3D Printing, Laser Cutting, or machining.  We’ll be using OnShape for this workshop, but the techniques can be used in any CAD software. For details and registration please see the event page.

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FTC Workshop – Engineering Design Process – Nov 1

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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FTC Workshop – Designing a Lift – Oct 25

This workshop will introduce FIRST Tech Challenge teams to designing a lift system. 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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FTC Workshop – Vuforia – Oct 18

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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FTC Workshop – CAD Assemblies – Oct. 4

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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FTC Workshop – Choosing a Drive System

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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FIRST Season Launch 2019

The new FIRST Season has already started. Come to the Season Launch to find out more about this year’s challenges, learn about robot programming, come up with ideas for the FIRST LEGO League research project, and find out how to form a team or if there’s a team in your area.

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FTC Kick-off 2019

Find out about FIRST Tech Challenge and learn about this year’s game challenge called SKYSTONE. See a playing field set-up for this year’s game and participate in workshops to get your season started. Kickoff is free and open to the public.

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FTC Season SKYSTONE

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.