1st Annual CNY FIRST Tech Challenge Robotics Qualifying Tournament

By WKTV News

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

December 8, 2013 at 10:15 AM until 6:00 PM

Location: SUNYIT Wildcat Field House

Phone: 315-732-1001 (leave message)



Event Description

Up to 24 FIRST Tech Challenge robotics teams (13-18 yr olds) from Central New York and beyond will spend their Sunday battling for the opportunity to compete in the Hudson Valley Regional FTC Championship. This season's Block Party! theme places 4 robots on the field in 2 alliances that score autonomously & in fast paced driver controlled matches. 18" team designed robots score using 2" plastic blocks. Flag raising, pendulum leveling and robot pull-ups add to the on-field excitement. Qualifying matches run approximately from 10:30am through 3/3:30pm. Final alliance determination, semi finals & finals are run before an awards ceremony featuring almost a dozen awards to deserving teams. FREE TO SPECTATORS! Also check out FTC teams in practice on Sat. during the annual FLL@SUNYIT Championship (for 9-14 yr olds)- also in Wildcat Field House! Don't miss this "FIRST"Weekend in December as it showcases STEM! FIRST - For Inspiration & Recognition of Science & Technology! Hosted by RoboSpartans FTC #4082.
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