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Division Lists:  Condor, Tule Elk 

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2014-2015 Northern California FTC Regional Championship - Cascade Effect


 Sunday 2/22


James Logan HS, Union City 



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Northern California FTC Championship Tournament, like all FIRST events, are free to attend and open to the public!

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What is FTC?

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Where James Logan HS, Pavilion  
1800 H St, Union City, CA 94587  
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Main Parking lot is across the street
Who Competing teams   Details for teams  
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Event Details for Volunteers

Last Updated on Sunday, 22 February 2015 05:43
Welcome to Northern California FTC PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 12 October 2006 02:00
The FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) is an exciting robotics competition designed for high school students from grades 9-12 typically ages 14-18 and 8th grade students 13 years and older who are prepared to participate in a high school program. It offers the traditional challenge of a FIRST competition paired with an accessible and affordable robotics kit.

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The ultimate goal of FTC is to inspire young people to discover the excitement and rewards of science, technology, and engineering.

REGISTER A TEAM  [Annual team registration opens in early May]


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Championship Team List & Status  

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NorCal FTC Championship
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[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


cascadeeffect fnl tweak

FTC Cascade Effect Resource Page



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.

IMPORTANT:   The new LEGO Mindstorms EV3 is not legal for FTC for the 2013-2014  season

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