Two Kansas City area FIRST Tech Challenge teams advanced from the State Championship over the weekend. These teams are Team 10173 Ravonics Gemini from Olathe Northwest High School and Team 3409, Astromechs, a team of friends and family from Kansas City MO. These teams have advanced to the FIRST Tech Challenge Super Regional in Cedar Rapids, Iowa to be held on March 31st and April 1st. Congratulations to all the teams that competed in Rolla! See all the results from the State Championship here. Click here to see the judges script and what they had to say about these teams.
Forty-eight midwestern FIRST Tech Challenge teams advanced through a qualifier system to qualify for the Regional FTC Championship taking place in Rolla, MO on March 4, 2017. Ten of those teams are from the Kansas City area. They include three teams from Olathe Northwest High School, two teams from Blue Valley CAPs, a Smithville High School team, a Harrisonville High School team, a team from Heritage Christian Academy in Olathe, a team from LEARN Science & Math in Kansas City MO, and the Astromechs, a team of family and friends in Kansas City MO. These teams qualified through tournaments held at Smithville High School, Blue Valley CAPs, and Harrisonville High School. Teams had a choice of entering one of the first two qualifiers and/or attending meets to earn points to advance to a Conference qualifier which was held at Harrisonville High School.
For results from each of the Qualifiers, click below.
Smithville HS FTC Qualifier
BV Caps FTC Qualifier
CQ1 West Conference Qualifier held at Harrisonville HS
For more information about the Championship March 4th, Click Here.