FTC

What is FTC?

FIRST Tech Challenge students learn to think like engineers. Teams design, build, manufacture and compete with their robots, raise funds, design and market their team brand, and do community outreach to earn specific awards. Participants are also eligible to apply for $80M+ in college scholarships.

Why FTC?

We are offering FIRST Tech Challenge to our students in order to teach them valuable and practical life skills from Computer Aided Design (CAD) to java programming to teamwork.

What skills will my child learn?

Soft Skills

Technical Skills

Creative Thinking

Exercising Leadership 

Integrity / Honesty 

Work with Diversity 

Self-management 

Allocates Resources 

Negotiates 

Apply Technology to a Task 

Research and Testing  

Self-management 

Decision Making 

Interpret Information 

Maintain Technology 

Teaching Others 

Responsibility 

Serving Clients 

Monitoring and Correcting Performance 

Developing a sense of Humor 

Kinematics 

Precision Measurement 

Energy and Power

Designing for Manufacturing

Using Many Processes To Design And Make Parts

System Integration

3D Printing

Programing

Teamwork

Engineering Drawing 

Industry standard 3D Solid Modeling 

Computer Animation 

Algebraic Manipulations 

Data Analysis 

Creative Technical Writing/Presentation 

Organizational skills 

Electronic Fundamentals 

Specifics:

Lets face it, in order to do this we need some very expensive equipment that we don’t have yet. For us to cover the costs of the machinery we need your help, our current estimates of just this equipment is close to 7,000 dollars. Currently we are only providing this class at the Agoura Hills location.

Season Details:

Our sessions start in early June and ends in March.

Main sessions will be on Sundays (time tbd)

June 6 – early August: Designing parts and learning solidworks, and understanding game strategy.

Early August: Kick Off, new game and rules are released.

October – February: Qualifying tournaments and scrimmages.

March: State Championships

Please take the time to fill out THIS FORM if you are interested in joining the team.

Competition interest form!