FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC)
- Comprised of up to 10 high school-aged students per team
- Adult coaches and mentors are involved with assisting the students in most areas
- Teams use a modular, reusable robotics kit that includes everything teams need to compete including: a complete metal set, robot controller, 11 motors, 10 sensors, gaming controllers, rechargeable batteries and chargers, and 3 software packages including classroom/site licenses.
- Teams come from public, private, or home-schools; after-school groups, churches, civic and neighborhood groups.
- Teams solicit support from their community and corporate