In an effort to recognize the leadership and dedication of FIRST’s most outstanding FIRST Tech Challenge students, the Kamen family sponsors an Award for selected top students known as the FIRST Dean’s List. Since its introduction in 2010, the FIRST Dean’s List Award has attracted the attention of prestigious colleges and universities who desire to recruit FIRST Dean’s List students.
British Columbia sent two Dean’s List Finalists to the FIRST Championship in Houston: Clare Feddema and Aila Simpson.
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The FIRST Tech Challenge World Championship Inspire Award, recognizing excellence in robot design and teamwork, went to Team 3491 FIX IT, from Victoria, Canada.
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The British Columbia FIRST Tech Challenge Championship was held on February 19 2017. Twelve teams competed at the University of Victoria.
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FIRST Tech Challenge will be at Discover Tectoria 2017 February 24 2017 from 11am to 5:30pm at the Crystal Garden 713 Douglas Street.
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On Sunday, Dec 4, the first ever FTC Scrimmage was held in British
Columbia. Six of the B.C. teams were at the event and had a lot of fun.
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The FIRST Tech Challenge BC Championship is a one day event that is held at the University of Victoria, in Victoria, British Columbia. A big Thank You to our event hosts, Science Venture and the Faculty of Engineering.
When: 8:00am – 5:45pm on Feb. 19, 2017
Where: Engineering Lab Wing (ELW) at the University of Victoria, in Victoria, British Columbia
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An FTC Scrimmage is an opportunity for Teams to get together and practice competing with their robots. We’ll have the Velocity Vortex field set up and we’ll run practice matches and talk about what a tournament is like and how to prepare for it.
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Bring your robot parts and laptop to learn how to build and program a FTC robot.
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FIRST Tech Challenge teams gathered at the University of Victoria on Sept. 17 to find out about this year’s robot game: Velocity Vortex. They participated in four workshops and two teams received Rookie team grants for $750.
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Find out about FIRST Tech Challenge and learn about this year’s game challenge. See a playing field set-up for this year’s game and participate in workshops to get your season started. Two teams attending the kickoff will receive grants of $750US.
Kickoff is free and open to the public.
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