Pennsylvania FTC Season Kickoff – Central

2013-2014 Season - Kickoff

Event Information

Date

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

Venue

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

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Agenda

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

Tour

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 NameOrganizationLocation
61OzoneOxford RoboticsOxford, PA
4433Smokin' MotorsEnvironmental Simulations, Inc.Reinholds, PA
4977LanLordsLancaster RoboticsMillersville, PA
4999Imagine ItImagine ItPalmyra, PA
6045foobarOxford RoboticsOxford, PA
6208Team RatzoTeam Robotics of YorkYork, PA
6759HempfieldHempfield High SchoolLandisville, PA
7055Cruzin' CometsAbington Heights HSClarks Summit, PA
7056The Cruzin' CometsAbington Heights HSClarks Summit, PA
7178LionsPenn StateYork, PA
7273Lions White TeamPenn StateYork, PA