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FIRST® Tech Challenge (FTC)

The FIRST Tech Challenge in North America and Mexico is a year-long program, starting with Team registration in May and ending with the FIRST Tech Challenge World Championships in April. The competition season varies from region to region, but can start as early as October and run as long as March for teams that advance. The following chart details the different aspects of the season and when they happen:

 

 

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sept

Oct

Nov

Dec

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

Registration opens

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pre-season

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kickoff

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Build and Practice Season

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Qualifying Season

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

State/Regional Championship

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Super-Regional Championships *

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

World Championship*

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*All teams may not advance to Super-regional or World Championships

 

 

 

 

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