2018-2019 Season Events

Season Event Calendar

Pennsylvania FIRST Tech Challenge calendar of events for the 2018-2019 season are listed in the table below. Unless identified otherwise, these events are managed by Pennsylvania FIRST Robotics. Events marked Team Powered are hosted and managed by a Pennsylvania FTC team.


Date Event Type Event Name Venue / Web Confernencing Location
Sat Sep 8, 2018
10:00 am
Kickoff Pennsylvania FTC Season Kickoff – Philadelphia Temple University
College of Engineering Building
Room 126 Lecture Hall
1947 N 12th St,
Philadelphia, PA 19122
Sat Sep 8, 2018
10:00 am
Kickoff Pennsylvania FTC Season Kickoff – East Penn State Great Valley
Conference Center Building
Auditorium
30 E Swedesford Rd,
Malvern, PA 19355
Sat Sep 8, 2018
10:00 am
Kickoff Pennsylvania FTC Season Kickoff – Central York Country Day School
Ann B. Barshinger Center for the Arts and the Brougher Center for Innovation and Technology
Gymnasium
1000 Indian Rock Dam Road,
York, PA 17403
Sat Sep 8, 2018
10:00 am
Kickoff Pennsylvania FTC Season Kickoff – West North Catholic High School
Auditorium
1617 Pennsylvania 228,
Cranberry Twp, PA 16066
Wed Sep 12, 2018
7:30 pm
Virtual
Workshop
Coaches Call #1 (virtual event complete)
Thu Sep 13, 2018
7:30 pm
Virtual
Workshop
Coaches Call #2 (virtual event complete)
Sat Sep 15, 2018
1:00 pm
Team Powered
Workshop
Design It! Pittsburgh Waynesburg University - Southpointe Center
Suite 100
6000 Town Center Boulevard,
Canonsburg, PA 15317
Sun Sep 16, 2018
1:00 pm
Team Powered
Workshop
Design It! Downingtown Technical College High School - Brandywine 443 Boot Rd,
Downingtown, PA 19335
Sat Sep 22, 2018
12:00 pm
Team Powered
Workshop
Build It! Philadelphia Abraham Lincoln High School 3201 Ryan Ave,
Philadelphia, PA 19136
Sat Sep 22, 2018
9:00 am
Team Powered
Workshop
Jump Start! Johnstown University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
Living Learning Center
University Room
450 Schoolhouse Rd,
Johnstown, PA 15094
Sat Sep 29, 2018
1:30 pm
Team Powered
Workshop
Build It! Pittsburgh South Fayette Library 515 Millers Run Rd,
South Fayette, PA 15064
Sun Sep 30, 2018
1:00 pm
Team Powered
Workshop
Build It! Downingtown Chester County Intermediate Unit 455 Boot Rd,
Downingtown, PA 19335
Sat Oct 13, 2018
12:00 pm
Team Powered
Workshop
Program It! Philadelphia Boys' Latin of Philadelphia 5501 Cedar Ave,
Philadelphia, PA 19143
Sun Oct 14, 2018
1:00 pm
Team Powered
Workshop
Program It! Downingtown Chester County Intermediate Unit 455 Boot Rd,
Downingtown, PA 19335
Sun Oct 21, 2018
7:00 pm
Webinar Blocks Programming Webinar #1
Introduction & Simple Teleop
(virtual event complete)
Sun Oct 28, 2018
1:00 pm
Team Powered
Workshop
Drive It! Downingtown Chester County Intermediate Unit 455 Boot Rd,
Downingtown, PA 19335
Sun Oct 28, 2018
1:00 pm
Team Powered
Workshop
Drive It! Pittsburgh National Robotics Engineering Center 10 40th Street,
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
Sun Oct 28, 2018
7:00 pm
Webinar Blocks Programming Webinar #2
Autonomous Programming
(virtual event complete)
Sat Nov 3, 2018
8:00 am
Scrimmage Ramp Riot Scrimmage Wissahickon High School
Lower Cafeteria
521 Houston Rd,
Ambler, PA 19002
Sat Nov 10, 2018
12:00 pm
Team Powered
Workshop
Drive It! Philadelphia Central High School
Cafeteria
1700 West Olney Avenue,
Philadelphia, PA 19141
Sat Nov 10, 2018
8:00 am
Scrimmage Pittsburgh Area Scrimmage Peters Township Middle School
Gymnasium
625 East McMurray Rd,
McMurray, PA 15317
Sun Nov 11, 2018
7:00 pm
Webinar Blocks Programming Webinar #3
Debugging Techniques
(virtual event complete)
Sun Nov 11, 2018
8:00 am
Scrimmage Lancaster Scrimmage Lancaster Country Day School
Cafeteria
725 Hamilton Road,
Lancaster, PA 17603
Sun Nov 18, 2018
7:00 pm
Webinar Blocks Programming Webinar #4
Using Sensors & Vuforia
(virtual event complete)
Sun Nov 18, 2018
8:00 am
Team Powered
Scrimmage
The Oxford Open Oxford Area High School
Gymnasium
705 Waterway Rd,
Oxford, PA 19363
Sun Nov 25, 2018
7:00 pm
Webinar Blocks Programming Webinar #5
Using Functions
(virtual event complete)
Sat Dec 1, 2018
7:45 am
Qualifying Tournament Hat Tricks Qualifier Hatboro-Horsham High School
Gymnasium
899 Horsham Road,
Horsham, PA 19044
Sat Dec 8, 2018
7:45 am
Qualifying Tournament West Central Pennsylvania Qualifier University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
Wellness Center
Gymnasium
450 Schoolhouse Rd,
Johnstown, PA 15094
Sat Dec 15, 2018
7:45 am
Qualifying Tournament Eastern Pennsylvania Qualifier Wissahickon Middle School
Gymnasium
500 Houston Rd,
Ambler, PA 19002
Sat Dec 15, 2018
8:00 am
Team Powered
Scrimmage
Philadelphia Scrimmage Central High School
Gymnasium
1700 West Olney Avenue,
Philadelphia, PA 19141
Sat Jan 5, 2019
7:45 am
Qualifying Tournament Southeastern Pennsylvania Qualifier Oxford Area High School
Gymnasium
705 Waterway Rd,
Oxford, PA 19363
Sun Jan 6, 2019
7:45 am
Qualifying Tournament Maroon and White Qualifier Oxford Area High School
Gymnasium
705 Waterway Rd,
Oxford, PA 19363
Sat Jan 12, 2019
7:45 am
Qualifying Tournament Philadelphia Qualifier Central High School
Gymnasium
1700 West Olney Avenue,
Philadelphia, PA 19141
Sat Feb 2, 2019
7:45 am
Qualifying Tournament South Central Pennsylvania Qualifier Penn State York
Joe and Rosie Ruhl Student Community Center
Gymnasium
Irving Ave,
York, PA 17403
Sun Feb 3, 2019
7:45 am
Qualifying Tournament Blue and White Qualifier Penn State York
Joe and Rosie Ruhl Student Community Center
Gymnasium
Irving Ave,
York, PA 17403
Sat Feb 16, 2019
7:45 am
Qualifying Tournament Lehigh Valley Qualifier Emmaus High School
Cafeterias 1 and 2
800 Pine St,
Emmaus, PA 18049
Sun Feb 17, 2019
7:45 am
Qualifying Tournament Green and Gold Qualifier Emmaus High School
Cafeterias 1 and 2
800 Pine St,
Emmaus, PA 18049
Sun Feb 24, 2019
7:45 am
Qualifying Tournament Southwestern Pennsylvania Qualifier Upper Saint Clair High School
Cafeteria
1825 McLaughlin Run Road,
Upper St. Clair, PA 15241
Sat Mar 2, 2019 -
Sun Mar 3, 2019
Championship Tournament Pennsylvania FTC Championship Oxford Area High School
Gymnasium
705 Waterway Rd,
Oxford, PA 19363

FIRST Championships

The 2019 FIRST Championships were held in Houston, Texas and Detroit, Michigan. Teams from the Pennsylvania Championship advanced to the 2019 FIRST Championship Detroit. See http://www.firstchampionship.org for details.


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