FTC Teams compete in an alliance format against other teams at the local, regional and national level. Awards are given for success in the robot game as for well as for community outreach, robot design, and other real-world accomplishments.
During each season, students get to:
· Design, build, and program robots
· Apply real-world math and science concepts
· Develop problem-solving, organizational, and team-building skills
· Compete and cooperate in alliances and tournaments
· Earn a place in the World Championship
· FTC students also gain access to over $10 million in college scholarships
There are over 20,000 students from around the globe who participate in the FIRST® Tech Challenge. Georgia will have approximately 65 teams for the 2013-2014 season.