2019-2020 Season

The 2019-2020 game is called SKYSTONE Presented by Qualcomm. The object of the game is will be announced at the season kickoff in September.




Pennsylvania FIRST Tech Challenge Events

Pennsylvania FIRST Tech Challenge events for the 2019-2020 season. Qualifying Tournaments and the Championship Tournament follow the Tournaments format. This calendar of events contains Pennsylvania FIRST Robotics managed events plus select Team Powered (team hosted and managed) events. Unless specified, the events listed below are Pennsylvania FIRST Robotics managed events.

Advance registration using our Event Registration system is required to participate in the Workshops, Scrimmages, Qualifiers, and Championship listed below.
  • Registration for Kickoffs and Coaches Calls is requested for planning purposes, but not required.
  • Registration for Workshops closes 1 week before the event date.
  • Registration for Scrimmages closes 1 week before the event date. Open Scrimmage slots are offered to Waitlist teams starting 3 weeks before the event date.
  • Registration for Qualifiers closes 2 weeks before the event date. Open Qualifier slots are offered to Waitlist teams starting 6 weeks before the event date.
  • The registration deadline for Championship is 1 week after your team's qualifying date.
Minors attending or participating in any of these events must by accompanied by a parent or guardian (a team coach may be the guardian).

Registration for all scheduled events except for Qualifiers opens August 3, 2019.

Registration for Qualifiers opens late afternoon Sept 7, 2019.

Add an event to your calendar - click on the iCal link to download an iCalendar file, then open it and save it in your mobile or desktop calendar program.


 Date

 Event Type

Event Name 
Click on event name for event details web page
 Venue
Host's website
 Location 
Google Maps

September 2019
     
Saturday Sept 7
iCal
Kickoff
Pennsylvania FTC Season Kickoff

 Individual iCalendar files:
 iCal-Philadelphia   iCal-East  iCal-Central   iCal-West
 Philadelphia: 
 East: 
 Central: 
 West: 

Wednesday Sept 11
iCal
Coaches Call
Coaches Call #1
7:30 PM
GoToMeeting
Thursday
Sept 12
iCal
Coaches Call
Coaches Call #2
7:30 PM
GoToMeeting
Saturday
Sept 21
iCal
Team Powered
Workshop
Jump Start! Johnstown University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
Living Learning Center
B1 on Campus Map
450 Schoolhouse Rd
Johnstown, PA 15094

October 2019
     

November 2019
     
Saturday
Nov 2
iCal
Scrimmage Ramp Riot Scrimmage

Concurrent with Ramp Riot - FRC Off-Season Competition
Wissahickon High School
Lower Cafeteria
521 Houston Rd
Ambler, PA 19002
Saturday
Nov 9
iCal
Team Powered
Scrimmage
Lancaster Scrimmage Lancaster Country Day School
Cafeteria
Saturday
Nov 16
iCal
Team Powered
Scrimmage
Preliminary Date / Subject to Change

December 2019
     
Sunday
Dec 1
iCal
Qualifying
Tournament
Preliminary Date / Subject to Change Lancaster Country Day School
Gymnasium
Saturday
Dec 7
iCal
Qualifying
Tournament
West Central Pennsylvania Qualifier University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
Wellness Center
G-3 on Campus Map
450 Schoolhouse Rd
Johnstown, PA 15094
Saturday
Dec 14
iCal
Qualifying
Tournament
Hat Tricks Qualifier

Concurrent with Hatboro-Horsham PennFLL Qualifier
Hatboro-Horsham High School
Gymnasium
899 Horsham Rd
Horsham, PA 19044
Saturday
Dec 14
iCal
Team Powered
Scrimmage
Philadelphia Scrimmage

Concurrent with Central High School PennFLL Qualifier
Central High School
Gymnasium
1700 West Olney Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19141

January 2020
     
Saturday
Jan 11
iCal
Qualifying
Tournament
Preliminary Date / Subject to Change
Saturday
Jan 18
iCal
Qualifying
Tournament
South Central Pennsylvania Qualifier Penn State York
Joe and Rosie Ruhl
Student Community Center
Sunday
Jan 19
iCal
Qualifying
Tournament
Blue and White Qualifier Penn State York
Joe and Rosie Ruhl
Student Community Center

February 2020
     
Saturday
Feb 1
iCal
Qualifying
Tournament
Preliminary Date / Subject to Change
Sunday
Feb 2
iCal
Qualifying
Tournament
Preliminary Date / Subject to Change
Saturday
Feb 8
iCal
Qualifying
Tournament
Philadelphia Qualifier
Registration is limited to Philadelphia city and 
select nearby schools
Central High School
Gymnasium
1700 West Olney Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19141
Saturday
Feb 15
iCal
Qualifying
Tournament
Lehigh Valley Qualifier Emmaus High School
Cafeterias 1 and 2
800 Pine St
Emmaus, PA 18049
Sunday
Feb 16
iCal
Qualifying
Tournament
Green and Gold Qualifier Emmaus High School
Cafeterias 1 and 2
800 Pine St
Emmaus, PA 18049


March 2020
     
Sat + Sun
Mar 7+8
iCal
Championship
Tournament
Pennsylvania FTC Championship
Preliminary Date / Subject to Change

Post Season Events
     




FIRST Championships

The 2020 FIRST Championships will be held in Houston, Texas and Detroit, Michigan. See http://www.firstchampionship.org for details