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.
- a FIRST Alumni (participated in a FIRST high school program)?
- Currently enrolled in a University, College or Trades program?
- A FTC Volunteer (team mentor or events) in the 2019/20 season?
If you’ve answered yes to these questions, then please complete the FIRST Alumni Honourarium application form by February 1, 2020.
A committee will review the applications and the recipients will be announced at the FTC Championships on February 22, 2020.
Please contact us if you have any questions.
FIRST Robotics BC has received a $250,000 grant from the British Columbia Government. The funding announcement was hosted by Reynolds Secondary.
Continue reading “FIRST Robotics BC Receives Grant”
Throughout history, great civilizations have risen, then fallen. Now it’s our turn to rise—building and bolstering our own planetary metropolis.
This 2019-2020 season, FIRST RISE, powered by Star Wars: Force for Change, is setting out to inspire citizens of the galaxy to work together, strengthening and protecting the Force that binds us and creating a place where collaboration and collective wisdom can elevate new ideas and foster growth.
Continue reading “FIRST RISE 2020”
All the BC teams had a great time at the Championships in Houston from April 17-20, 2019.
Continue reading “FIRST World Championships Wrap Up”
FIRST Robotics British Columbia Society will be holding a virtual AGM on Oct. 16, 2018
1. Amendments to Bylaws, Membership requirements
2. Acceptance of applications of membership
3. Consideration of Financial Statements
4. Directors report, progress of each program,
5. Election of 2018-2019 Board of Directors, Officers
6. Other business
Register to become a member and attend the AGM.
For 30 years, FIRST® has inspired millions of young people to reach for the stars.
Blast off with FIRST Launch 2019 and find out what’s possible when we dream big and work together to inspire the next generation of innovators, technology leaders, and changemakers here on Earth – and beyond.
Find out more about all the FIRST programs at FIRST Launch 2019, registration is now open for the 2018/2019 season.
Continue reading “FIRST Launch 2019”
Saturday June 9 2018
Centre of the Universe
5071 West Saanich Rd
A celebration of the first public viewing at the Dominion Astrophysical Observatory. Continue reading “Star Party June 9”
Twenty-five British Columbia Teachers Associations joined together to host a Super Conference on Oct. 19 – 20. It was a great opportunity to talk with many of the 6,000 teachers at the conference and let them know about all four FIRST programs. Continue reading “BC Teachers Super Conference”