2021-2022 Florida FIRST Tech Challenge Season

Videos (Promote and Compass) may now be submitted for the State Championship. The Deadline for submission is 11:59:59 on February 15th (Eastern Time). For all videos. There is a 24 hour grace period in case there are issues with registering the video with the website.

Welcome to the 2021-2022 season for Florida FIRST Tech Challenge! This is our 15th year! This season game is FREIGHT FRENZY sponsored by Raytheon Technologies.

The Florida Kickoff can be replayed at the FIRST In Florida YouTube channel. The direct link to the Kickoff is https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fG5poee69is

The Q&A Forum has changed. It is located at https://ftc-qa.firstinspires.org/

As usual, the Driver Station and Robot Controller will be updated for the season. The minimum requirement for competition will be version 7.0. New this year is the Driver Hub from Rev Robotics.

About Florida FIRST

The Florida FIRST Tech Challenge season starts in September and runs through February. Student teams develop robots that can perform the tasks defined in the Challenge, then compete with, and against, other teams in their League Meets. The League Meets are relatively local to a group of teams with approximately one scrimmage and two to four meets. This followed by a League Championship usually in the late January time frame. The top teams from each League advance to the State Championship usually held in February. The top teams from state then qualify for the World Championship which is usually held in February.

The purpose of FIRST Tech Challenge is to give high school and middle school age students an opportunity to experience the fun and excitement of complex problem solving in a positive and supportive team environment.

Florida teams have had a long history of success at the highest levels. Florida has 6 World Champions. If you are interested in starting a team or questions bout the Florida FIRST Tech Challenge program, send an e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Information on the Global FIRST Robotics program is available at firstinspires.org.

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