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Volunteer – Aila Simpson

It’s Volunteer Appreciation Month and FIRST BC wants to feature some of our amazing volunteers! Aila Simpson is an alumni of FTC 3491 FIX IT. Aila was on FIRST teams in both Ontario and then BC and is now an Engineering student at the University of Victoria. While on her FTC team, Aila won the […]

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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 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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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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Chicago Robotics Invitational

The Chicago Robotics Invitational is a premier FTC off-season event that features the previous competitions field with a slight twist. This year teams will compete in 3v3 matches on a 16×16 field and there are a few new scoring elements that have altered and have been added.  The event takes place on July 10-11 at […]

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Maryland Tech Invitational

Team applications are now open for the largest, most competitive, international, off-season FTC tournament in the world!  Teams from regions where the Championship was cancelled or postponed past March 23rd due to the COVID-19 outbreak are encouraged to still apply. In these cases it is vital that you submit a three minute video showing the capabilities of your […]