Pennsylvania FTC Season Kickoff – Central

2013-2014 Season - Kickoff

Event Information


Saturday September 7, 2013
11:00 am - 4:00 pm


Millersville University
Osburn Hall
40 E Frederick St
Millersville, PA 17551


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11:00 AMTeams Arrive and Check-in
11:15 AMLocal Info Sessions / Tours
12:15 PMLunch
1:00 PMWelcome and Opening Remarks
1:10 PMPennsylvania FTC 2013-2014 Season
1:30 PMJudging / Engineering Notebook Update
2:00 PMROBOTC / Robot Virtual Worlds Update
2:30 PMTETRIX Update
2:45 PMBreak
3:00 PM2013-2014 FTC Game Reveal
3:15 PMLocal Game Discussion
4:00 PMEvent Complete

Event Host

Our thanks to the Department of Applied Engineering, Safety & Technology (AEST) at Millersville University for hosting the Pennsylvania FTC Season Kick Off again this year and the Pennsylvania FTC Championship Tournament again this year!

Millersville University Department of Applied Engineering, Safety & Technology serves 500 students and offers undergraduate degrees in Technology & Engineering Education teacher preparation for those interested in becoming Technology & Engineering Education Teachers (K-12); Occupational Safety & Environmental Health for those seeking to become safety professionals; and Applied Engineering and Technology Management for students whose career paths take them towards applied engineering and management professions. Their Applied Engineering & Technology Management majors specialize in one of seven different technical concentration options including Advanced Manufacturing, Computer Aided Drafting/Design, Construction Technology, Nanofabrication Manufacturing, Graphic Communications/Printing, Robotics & Control Systems, and General Technology. We also offer graduate degrees in Technology Education, and are developing new degree programs in advanced studies robotics and innovation.

Event Details


Teams visiting the Central region will have the opportunity to tour Millersville University’s Department of Applied Engineering, Safety & Technology (AEST) beginning at 11:15a.m. You will tour AEST’s 14 laboratories focused on various technologies, including electronics, automation, and computer-aided drafting and design (3D printing). See how students in AEST prepare to become designers, innovators, managers, educators, and industry professionals. Experience a 5-minute industrial robotic arm demo — robots dancing to the 1983 classic Styx song “Mr. Roboto” as well.

Team Registration Information

Participating Teams

Team # Team Name Organization Location
61 Ozone Oxford Robotics Oxford, PA
4433 Smokin' Motors Environmental Simulations, Inc. Reinholds, PA
4977 LanLords Lancaster Robotics Millersville, PA
4999 Imagine It Imagine It Palmyra, PA
6045 foobar Oxford Robotics Oxford, PA
6208 Team Ratzo Team Robotics of York York, PA
6759 Hempfield Hempfield High School Landisville, PA
7055 Cruzin' Comets Abington Heights HS Clarks Summit, PA
7056 The Cruzin' Comets Abington Heights HS Clarks Summit, PA
7178 Lions Penn State York, PA
7273 Lions White Team Penn State York, PA
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