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  1. Kickoff Sweepstakes
  2. FTC SIM Argosy Rookie Team Grant and Tool
  3. Kickoff is Coming!
Kickoff Sweepstakes
FIRST® Tech Challenge has officially launched our Kickoff Sweepstakes! Four winners will receive a 2022-2023 POWERPLAYSM presented by Raytheon Technologies partial game set and scoring elements. Whether teams are new or returning this season, competing remotely or head-to-head, having the elements used at official competitions can help teams:
  • strategize game-play tactics
  • get hands-on experience with POWERPLAY game elements,
  • program your robot to exact field specifications,
  • and run practice matches
All teams need to do to enter is complete their 2022-2023 FIRST Tech Challenge team season registration before September 15, 2022, for a chance to win the 2022 Kickoff Sweepstakes. The sweepstakes prize package includes one (1) 2022-2023 FIRST Tech Challenge POWERPLAY season partial game set and scoring elements, a total approximate retail value of $290. The package does not include field perimeter or soft tiles. If a team has already completed their FIRST Tech Challenge season registration for this season, they are already entered into the sweepstakes.
FTC SIM Argosy Rookie Team Grant and Tool
FTC SIM is a virtual coding tool that allows users to code and run a virtual FIRST Tech Challenge robot autonomously for free! Users can learn everything from basic movement to how to use sensors by completing a series of puzzles using Blocks or Java. Learn more about this new tool on our blog.
Kickoff is Coming!
Don’t miss your chance to join the fun! Save the date for Saturday, September 10, 2022. Make sure to reach out to your local program delivery partner to find a kickoff event near you or join us on YouTube at 12 noon Eastern Time!