FTC Coach & Team Information

SEASONAL INFO

FTC GAME PAGE
Game Manuals 1 and 2, single page game description & official game animation.

TEAM RESOURCES
Useful links, tutorials and videos for teams.


KICK OFF AND TRAINING EVENTS

KICK OFF INFORMATION
Challenge Kick Off will be on September 9, 2017 at the University of MN, Twin Cities campus, Coffman Memorial Union & Bruininks Hall.


TOURNAMENT DETAILS

MN LEAGUE INFORAMATION
Information regarding leagues in MN as well as how to enroll. 

ADVANCEMENT CRITERIA
The order in which teams qualify for the next level of play. 

FORMS & SURVEYS
Control Award Submission Form, Promote and Compass Submissions, Participant Consent Forms, Demographic Survey, Coaches Survey, and Student Survey.

FTC SUPER REGIONAL
Information about the 2016 North Super Regional Championship. This is where MN State Champion teams will advance.

TOURNAMENT HOST APPLICATION
Apply for the opportunity to host an FTC event for the 2017-2018 season. Applications are due June 1, 2017


OUTREACH

JOIN OUR HTK DEMO TEAMS! 
If you are a team who enjoys showing off your robot and like to talk to the public about FTC, let us know by completing this form. This is not a binding obligation, it allows us to have a group of teams who we may call upon for outreach. 

MN TEAM WEB PAGES and MULTIMEDIA
Connect and collaborate with other MN FIRST teams! 

FTC MARKETING MATERIAL
Promote FIRST Tech Challenge and High Tech Kids throughout MN. Checkout these materials!


SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS

TEAM GRANTS & SCHOLARSHIPS
Due to a generous grant from the Argosy Foundation, a number of grants and scholarships are available to Minnesota Rookie teams and teams associated with Boston Scientific.

HIGH TECH KIDS FTC LEADERSHIP AWARDS
Nominate an outstanding mentor or volunteer! Each year High Tech Kids honors its volunteers at the FTC State Championship Tournament.


TECHNOLOGY RESOURCES

FTC TECHNOLOGY FORUM
The official FIRST Forum regarding the new FTC Technology

FTC TECH TALK
The official FIRST Tech Challenge Video blog.

FTC ROBOT CONTROLLER
Software Development Kit (SDK), available through GitHub, is designed to work in conjunction with the FTC Driver Station app.

FTC DRIVER STATION APP
Available on Google Play, works in conjunction with the FTC Robot Controller SDK. 

INTELITEK RESOURCES
Online training on Hardware and Control System Connections, App Inventor Programming and Android Studio Programming


ARCHIVES

EMAIL BLASTS
Did you miss an Email Blast from us? All coach correspondence for the season will be posted here.