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Canada Cup 2021

FIRST Tech Challenge teams across North America are invited to compete in the FTC Canada Cup in June!  This post-season event is a fun filled opportunity to meet some new teams. To apply for the event, please fill out this application form by April 28.  The selection criteria will include your latest single high score, your average high […]

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Volunteers

Volunteer – Simon Erlic

It’s Volunteer Appreciation Month and FIRST BC wants to feature some of our amazing volunteers! First up is Simon Erlic, an alumni of FTC 11589 – Fusion from St. Michael’s University School. Simon started volunteering with FIRST BC even before he graduated high school, helping with outreach events and other activities. As an Engineering student […]

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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 Fair Play

BC will be participating in the FTC Fair Play Initiative to encourage teams to share videos of their robots and mechanisms.   Teams are asked to be honest in their scoring, transparent by sharing match videos and pledge to follow FIRST values like Gracious Professionalism. We’ll be sharing a list of teams on our website who […]

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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 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 […]