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2015 FTC Kickoff PDF Print E-mail
Written by Mark Edelman   
Wednesday, 19 August 2015 00:00

NorCal FTC Community -

Excitement is building for the FTC Kickoff on Saturday Sep. 12th at Valley Christian High School  in San Jose!

 

We are planning for a day full of FTC Fun!

 

Teams that have completed their FTC registration for the 2015 season will receive a game element!

 

UPDATED!!!

 

FIRST Tech Challenge changed the schedule this year and the global game release is at 12pm EDT (9am PDT), 3 hours earlier that in previous years!

 

We are modifying our schedule accordingly!

 

8:30am Doors Open
9:00am-11:00am Game Unveil!
11:00am-12:00pm Lunch
12:00pm-1:00pm Workshops
1:00pm-2:00pm Workshops
2:00pm-3:00pm Worshops

 

The Workshops (tentative - subject to change in topics and schedule)

 

12pm-1pm New Technology Overview
Engineering Notebooks
Programming for Rookies
Working with GitHub
Java for FTC
1pm-2pm New Technology Overview
Robot Inspection for Dummies
Judging Overview
3d modeling with PTC
Working with App Inventor
2pm-3pm New Technology Overview
Useful Tools for FTC
Using 3d Printing
Team Scouting
Working with Android Studio

 

The workshops will have limited attendance and we will be using EventBrite

to manage the registration process. Details will follow soon.

 

See you on the 12th!

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 August 2015 21:56
 
2015 Bay Area Maker Faire PDF Print E-mail
Written by ftc   
Monday, 11 May 2015 10:23

 

Get Tickets to Maker Faire Today!

 We will be in FIESTA HALL- FIRST Robotics Zone 3 [in side room labeled Wing A /  has "1b" circle on this MAP]

2015 Maker Faire Bay Area

 

NorCal FTC will be holding an off season FTCquel competition throughout the weekend
and NorCal FLL teams will be talking about their projects and showing off their robot
and WRRF is coordinating FRC teams coming 


High Schoolers and Adult Volunteer sign up  (volunteers get a free day pass for that day)

 

  Where:   Maker Faire, San Mateo Fairgrounds,  FIESTA HALL   

  When:  Friday 5/15,  Saturday 5/16 and/or Sunday 5/17

  Why:   'Cause Maker Faire is amazing fun and we want to be a part of that fun!

 

 
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To Register for 
NorCal FTC Championship
3 steps

  1. JOTFORM


 2. REG PAYMENT


3. ADULT TEAM 
VOLUNTEER SIGNUP
[1 Full Day or 2 Half Day Roles]

 

 
Preliminary Championship Schedule
:
 
Saturday 2/21:
Setup starts ~3pm
TEAMS: Judging / Inspections 5-8pm


Sunday 2/22:

TEAMS: Pits open at 8am
Judging / Inspection Closes at 9:30am
Opening Ceremony at 10am
Qualifying Rounds  10:30am to 3pm
Alliance Selection - Semis / Finals
Award Ceremony at 5:30pm
Packout and Doors close at 7pm

 

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Team Registration

Kit of Parts ordering is through the TIMS registration site.  Teams will be directed to a page with three options to order through:

  1. AndyMark:  to order Samantha module as well as other legal robot parts
  2. Matrix Robotics: Matrix kits
  3. Pitsco: Mindstorms / Tetrix kits

 When ordering additional Tetrix parts, you should order through parts.ftcrobots.com to get FTC team discount.

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