Greetings Florida FTC Teams, Volunteers, and Sponsors:

Please Read this update carefully and completely!

Welcome to the first official newsletter of the 2017-18 Florida FTC season.

The FTC season will kick-off on September 9, 2017 with the announcement of the game objectives and rules. However, for the first time, FIRST has pre-announced the game name (Relic Recovery) and has posted a teaser video.  Please visit the following webpage to see all of the interesting information available about this season (https://www.firstinspires.org/robotics/ftc/game-and-season).

The main focus of our first newsletter of the season is about the four kick-off events being held in Florida. However, I do have a several other important topics to help you prepare for this upcoming season.  Please share this information with your team members, parents, and mentors.

1.            Florida FTC Kick-off Events – September 9, 2017

2.            Game Manual Part 1 Available

3.            Florida Rockwell Collins Grants

4.            Team Registration is Open

5.            ROBOTICON – October 7-8, 2017

Greetings Florida FTC Teams, Volunteers, and Sponsors (Please distribute this email to your team members, parents, and mentors):

The 2016-17 Florida FTC season has officially concluded with Florida Championship that was held at Western High School on February 25, 2017.  The information in this Florida FTC newsletter is about the results of the Florida Championship.

1.                  Rockwell Collins Grant End of Season Summary Letter (Repeat)

2.                  Florida Championship Videos

3.                  Florida Championship Award Winners

4.                  Florida Teams Advancing to the South Super-Regional

Greetings Florida FTC Teams, Volunteers, and Sponsors (Please distribute this email to your team members, parents, and mentors):

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all of the Florida FTC teams and volunteers. We have complete 30 events across the 7 Florida FTC leagues and we only have 20 more until the state championship. As we enter the Christmas break, I have a number of important topics for all of the Florida FTC teams and volunteers.

1.                  Congratulations to Team 9770 PIEaters

2.                  Updates State Ranking

3.                  State Championship Hotel Information

4.                  Team Recommendations

Greetings Florida FTC Teams, Volunteers, and Sponsors (Please distribute this email to your team members, parents, and mentors):

The initial state ranking has been published and the results from the league meets are on the www.flfirst.org website. The following are the topics contained in this Florida FTC newsletter:

1.                  Dean’s List Nomination Deadline – December 15, 2016 (Final Reminder)

2.                  Example Notebooks

3.                  State Championship Volunteers Needed (Repeat)

4.                  Championship Waitlist (FIRST repeat)

Greetings Florida FTC Teams, Volunteers, and Sponsors (Please distribute this email to your team members, parents, and mentors):

Several of the Florida leagues have completed their first events and I have a number of lessons learned to share with you. There are a number of important topics in this FTC newsletter to help you throughout the remainder of the Florida FTC season. The following are the topics contained in this Florida FTC newsletter:

  1. Dean’s List Nomination Deadline – December 15, 2016
  2. Judge Video Submission – December 3, 2016 (repeat)
  3. Robot Design Recommendations
  4. New Phone Approved for the 2016-2017Season (FIRST repeat)
  5. Championship Waitlist (FIRST repeat)