Event Registration


Registering is Easy!

  1. Review the Event Participation Policy and the Youth Protection information.
  2. Use the Pennsylvania FTC Event Registration System form to submit your event registration request. The full page version may work better on some devices.
  3. Once confirmed, pay the Event Registration Fee by the payment deadline.

Fees and Payment Policies

Due to the pandemic, at this time all Pennsylvania FIRST Tech Challenge events are closed to the general public. The primary team coach may invite guests as described in the COVID-19 Policy.

There is a $125 Event Registration Fee for a team to participate in one of our Qualifying Tournaments or in a Remote League, and a $275 Event Registration Fee to participate in the Pennsylvania FTC Championship Tournament.

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Watching an Event

Due to the pandemic, at this time all Pennsylvania FIRST Tech Challenge events are closed to the general public. The primary team coach may invite guests as described in the COVID-19 Policy.

Kick-Offs, Workshops or Scrimmages

There is no charge for team participation our scheduled Kickoffs, 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 four (4) days before the Tournament date, whichever is earlier.

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.

If the team is removed from a Registered List with less than two (2) weeks before the Tournament date AND the slot vacated by the team cannot be filled, the team is still responsible for the Event Registration Fee.

Payments are not be accepted at the event.

Remote League

Event Registration Fee

There is a $125 Event Registration Fee to compete in a Remote League. This fee includes participation in Remote League Meets and if eligible the Remote League Tournament. This Event Registration Fee 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 four (4) days before the start date of next to the last Remote League Meet, whichever is earlier.

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.

If the team is removed from a Registered List with less than two (2) weeks before the Tournament date AND the slot vacated by the team cannot be filled, the team is still responsible for the Event Registration Fee.

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 four (4) days before the Tournament date, whichever is earlier.

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.

If the team is removed from a Registered List with less than two (2) weeks before the Tournament date AND the slot vacated by the team cannot be filled, the team is still responsible for the Event Registration Fee.

Payments are not be accepted at the event.

Invoices and Receipts

Our invoicing system features online invoices and receipts. A PDF copy of the invoice along with a link for making payments and viewing the invoice status is emailed to the team primary and assistant coaches.

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Online Invoice

Your invoice is 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 League or the Championship Tournament, you will receive two emails from us:

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.

The second email will include a PDF of your invoice as well as a link to your online invoice and a brief description of payment options. Click the  Pay Invoice  button to view, download, or pay 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

The Event Registration Fee may be conveniently paid online using credit / debit cards (preferred), or by mailing us a check. If mailing a check, we recommend using a guaranteed delivery service instead of USPS First-Class mail. Payments must be received by the due date in order to participate in the event. There will be no exceptions due to delays in mail delivery. Payments are not accepted at an event.

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Online with Credit / Debit Cards

You may pay your Event Registration Fee online using credit / debit cards. This is our preferred method of payment. Through our online payment processor, we accept payments using Apple Pay, American Express, Discover, MasterCard, and Visa.

To pay online, open your invoice email and click the  Pay 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  Pay  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
120 Great Circle Rd
Landenberg, PA 19350

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.

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