FIRST‘s mission is to inspire young people to be science and technology leaders through exciting mentor-based programs in a competition setting. These competitions build science, engineering and technology skills, inspire innovation, and foster well-rounded life capabilities including self-confidence, communication, and leadership.
FTC 2017-2018 Season Game:
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FTC is designed for 14-18 year old students in to compete head to head, using a sports model. Teams are responsible for designing, building, and programming their robots to compete in an alliance format against other teams. The robot kit is reusable from year-to-year and is programmed using a variety of languages.
MATRIX Roborics is Official equipment of FTC Hong Kong.
The MATRIX Robotics System is unique, the QUICK CONNECTOR prototyping system allows students to creatively explore design options in minimal time. MATRIX stays in module with LEGO® Technic™ making it easy to combine the two systems.
Teams have spent a significant time designing, building, programming their robot, and learning what it takes to be part of a team. It is a great chance for judges to know the experiences of the teams.In addition to an interview, teams need to hand in their engineering notebook, which is a complete documentation of the team. It is also a judging criteria of Inspire Award.