2017-2018 Season




The The 2016-2017 game is called FIRST RELIC RECOVERYThe object of the game will be announced at Season Kickoff. 







Pennsylvania FIRST Tech Challenge Events

Pennsylvania FIRST Tech Challenge events for the 2017-2018 season. Qualifying Tournaments and the Championship Tournament follow the Tournaments format. This calendar of events contains Pennsylvania FIRST Robotics hosted events and select Team hosted events. Unless specified, the events listed below are Pennsylvania FIRST Robotics hosted events.

New - add an event to your calendar. Click on the iCal link to download an iCalendar file, then open it and save to your calendar.

Register for the events below will open in AugustRegistration for Qualifiers is opens after the Season Kickoff.


 Date

 Event Type

Event Name 
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 Venue
Host's website
 Location 
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September 2017
     
Saturday Sept 9
Kickoff Pennsylvania FTC Season Kickoff

iCal-Philadelphia   iCal-East
iCal-Central   iCal-West
 Philadelphia: Temple University
 East: Penn State Great Valley
 Central: York Country Day School
 West: Penn State New Kensington
Wednesday Sept 13
iCal
Coaches Call Coaches Call #1
7:30 PM
GotoMeeting
Thursday
Sept 14
iCal
Coaches Call
Coaches Call #2
7:30 PM
GotoMeeting
 Saturday
Sept 16
iCal
 Workshop Design It! PittsburghSouthpointe Center of Waynesburg University 6000 Town Center Blvd
Suite 100
Canonsburg, PA  15317
Saturday
Sept 16
Workshop & Demo girlPOWER Workshop & FTC Demo

GirlPOWER- FRC Off-Season Competition
Mount St. Joseph Academy  120 W Wissahickon Ave
Flourtown, PA
Sunday
Sept 17
iCal
Workshop Design It! Downingtown Technical College High School - Brandywine 443 Boot Rd
Downingtown, PA
Saturday
Sept 23
Workshop The Harrisburg U (In)Formal Harrisburg University of Science and Technology 326 Market St
Harrisburg, PA

October 2017
     
Sunday
Oct 1
iCal
Workshop Build It! Downingtown Technical College High School - Brandywine 443 Boot Rd
Downingtown, PA
Sunday
Oct 15
iCal
Workshop Program It! Downingtown Technical College High School - Brandywine 443 Boot Rd
Downingtown, PA
Sunday
Oct 29
iCal
Workshop Drive It! Downingtown
Technical College High School - Brandywine 443 Boot Rd
Downingtown, PA

Sunday
Oct 29
iCal
Workshop Drive It! Pittsburgh National Robotics Engineering Center 10 40th Street
Pittsburgh, PA

November 2017
     
Saturday Nov 4
iCal
Scrimmage Ramp Riot Scrimmage

Ramp Riot - FRC Off-Season Competition
Wissahickon High School
Lower Cafeteria
521 Houston Rd
Ambler, PA

December 2017
     
Saturday
Dec 2
Qualifying
Tournament
Hat Tricks Qualifying Tournament
Hatboro-Horsham High School
Gymnasium
899 Horsham Rd
Horsham, PA

January 2018
     
Saturday Jan 6
Qualifying
Tournament
Southeastern Pennsylvania Regional Qualifying Tournament
Oxford Area High School
Gymnasium
Saturday
Jan 13
Qualifying
Tournament
Southwestern Pennsylvania Regional Qualifying Tournament Upper Saint Clair High School
Gymnasium
1825 McLaughlin Run Rd
Upper St. Clair, PA

Saturday Jan 27
Qualifying
Tournament
South Central Pennsylvania Regional Qualifying Tournament Penn State York 
Joe and Rosie Ruhl Student Community Center 

February 2018
     
Saturday
Feb 10
Qualifying
Tournament
Lehigh Valley Qualifying Tournament Emmaus High School
Cafeterias 1 and 2
800 Pine St
Emmaus, PA
Saturday
Feb 24
Championship Pennsylvania FTC Championship Tournament Dallastown Intermediate School 
Gymnasium
94 Beck Rd
York, PA



FIRST Tech Challenge East Super-Regional

FIRST Tech Challenge teams in the United States will advance from state or regional-level Championship Tournaments to one of four Super-Regional Tournaments, before advancing to the FTC one of the two 2018 FIRST Championships.

Pennsylvania FIRST Robotics is honored to host the East Super-Regional again in 2018.  See http://www.ftceast.org for details.



FIRST Championships

The 2017 FIRST Championships will be held in Houston, Texas and Detroit, Michigan. See http://www.firstchampionship.org for details