32 top Florida FIRST Tech Challenge teams are heading to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach this weekend, to compete in the Florida FTC State Championship on Saturday. Among them a couple of FTC teams that will be showcasing their skills and robots at the Tampa Bay Mini Maker Faire in March!
Both Brick Buddies and Team Duct Tape, award winning community based FIRST Tech Challenge teams, are joining 30 other top teams from around the state, who made their way to the top in qualifying tournament, out of a field of over 60 FTC teams statewide.
Now it’s all on the line for a bid to the FIRST World Championship in St. Louis, MO in April! To sweeten the experience further, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is offering 12 scholarships worth $20K each over four years, to participating teams in the FIRST Tech Challenge, Florida Championship. How cool is that?!
You can see the whole thing Livestreamed at http://www.flfirst.org/Florida_First_Tech_Challenge/Stream.html , where you can also see the day’s schedule and find a list of State Championship teams.
Go Brick Buddies and Team Duct Tape, and all these great Young Makers!