Event Registration

2017 Event Registration

Registering is Easy!
  1. Review the Event Participation Policy and the Youth Protection information.
  2. Fill out the PA FTC Event Registration form on the right or use the full page version.
  3. Once confirmed, if applicable send in your registration fee by the payment deadline.
You will receive an automated email confirming your registration request information after you submit the Event Registration form. If you do not receive a this email, please contact us at ftc.events@pennfirst.org. There is no need to fill out and submit another Event Registration form.

We will review your registration request information and send a response indicating event registration confirmation or wait listed status.

To see who is registered for an upcoming event, go to 2017-2018 Season, and click on an event name in the Name column. 


Fees and Payment Policies

Watching an Event
All FIRST events are open and free to the public for viewing.


Kick-Offs, Demos, Workshops or Scrimmages
There is no charge for team participation our scheduled Kickoffs, Demos, Workshops or Scrimmages. 


Qualifying Tournaments
Event Registration Fee
There is a $125 Event Registration Fee for each Qualifying Tournament. This fee is per team per Qualifying Tournament and it is separate from team registration fees paid to FIRST.

Payment Policy
The Event Registration Fee is due either three (3) weeks after the event registration confirmation email date or two (2) weeks before the Tournament date, whichever is earlier. 

If a team is added to the Registered List within two (2) weeks of the Tournament date, the Event Registration Fee is due no later then three (3) days before the Tournament date.

If the Event Registration Fee is not received by the Due Date, the team will be removed from the Registered list and the open slot will then be offered to the next eligible team.

Payments will not be accepted at the event.


Pennsylvania FTC Championship Tournament
Event Registration Fee
There is a $275 Event Registration Fee for the Pennsylvania FTC Championship Tournament. This fee is per team and it is separate from team registration fees paid to FIRST.  

Payment Policy
The Event Registration Fee is due either three (3) weeks after the event registration confirmation email date or two (2) weeks before the Tournament date, whichever is earlier.

If the team is added to the Registered List within two (2) weeks of the Tournament date, the Event Registration fee is due no later then three (3) days before the Tournament date.

If the Event Registration Fee is not received by the Due Date, the team will be removed from the Registered list and the slot offered to the next eligible team.

Payments will not be accepted at the event.


Invoices and Receipts

Our invoicing process has changed to provide you with an online invoice/receipt and more flexible payment options. Please read this section and the Payment Options section for full details.

Online Invoice
Your invoice will now be online. You may view, download, or print your invoice at your convenience. Your online invoice will indicate your invoice status - the invoice is due, past due, or paid. Once your invoice has been paid, it is your receipt. A separate receipt will not be sent.

Registration Confirmation and Invoice Emails
When your team is added to the Registered List for a Qualifier Tournament or the Championship Tournament, you will receive two emails from us:
  1. The first email will indicate that your team has been added to the Registered List. Generally this email is a response to your Penn FTC Registration Request email.
  2. The second email will include a link to your online invoice and a brief description of payment options. Click the green View invoice button to view, download, or print your invoice. This email have the subject Pennsylvania FIRST Robotics Invoice #xxxx.
Payment Confirmation Email and Receipt
Once you have paid your invoice, either by check or online, your invoice will be updated to indicate that it has been paid. This paid invoice is your receipt.

You will receive an email indicating that your payment has been processed. The email subject varies based on the payment option used. In either case, the email includes a link to your updated invoice where you can view, download, or print your paid invoice. See Payment Options for details.


Payment Options

Online with Credit / Debit Cards
You may pay your Event Registration Fee online using credit / debit cards. Through our online payment processor, we accept payments using Apple Pay, American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa, and ACH bank transfers.

To pay online, open your invoice email and click the green View invoice button. This will open a web page with your invoice and you can view, download, print and pay your invoice. To pay with on-line with a credit/debit card, click the green Pay Now button and fill in the requested information.

Once your on-line payment has been processed, (1) your invoice will be updated to indicate that it is paid and (2) you will receive an email with the subject Payment confirmation: Invoice xxxx (Pennsylvania FIRST Robotics). Within this email, click on the "invoice xxxx" link to view, download or print your updated paid-in-full invoice. This updated invoice is your receipt.

Checks
You may pay your Event Registration Fee by check.

To ensure proper credit when paying by check, please (1) write your team number in the memo section of your check and (2) enclose a copy of the invoice. 

Please make checks payable to:

Pennsylvania FIRST Robotics 
Attn: FTC Event
80 Beacon Hill Ln
Phoenixville, PA 19460

Once we have received and processed your check (1) we will update your invoice to indicate that it is paid-in-full and (2) you will receive an email from us indicating that your your invoice is paid. Within this email message, click the green View invoice button to view, download, or print your updated / paid-in-full invoice. This updated invoice is your receipt.


IRS Form W-9

You can download our W-9 here.