Welcome to the 2023-2024 FIRST Tech Challenge Season CENTERSTAGE!
Welcome to a new season of FIRST Tech Challenge in Arizona! We are so excited to see your amazing teams take CENTERSTAGE in this season's challenge. Be sure to checkout the teaser trailer for the FIRST IN SHOW season.
Get excited for the new season, connect with friends, learn new skills and...oh yeah, SEE THE NEW GAME at the Arizona Kickoff!
The Arizona FTC Kickoff will be on September 9, 2023 at the Arizona State University Memorial Union. Doors will open at 7:30 AM with season information at 8:30 AM and the game reveal at 9:00 AM.
We will be offering numerous workshops again for students, coaches, mentors, administrators and parents to get you ready for the season. Team management, programming, design, outreach, and other topics are all welcome. If your team would like to host a workshop, please let us know when you complete your RSVP. Workshop proposals need to be submitted by September 1.
TIS THE SEASON FOR STEM GRANTS
As the new school year begins, grants for STEM programs open. Each grant listed below has different application requirements and deadlines, so please be sure to read the information carefully. Many can be used to support robotics teams!
- REV Robotics FTC & FRC Team Grants
- FIRST Tech Challenge Rookie Team Grants
- BAE SYSTEMS FTC Grants (Phoenix Teams are eligible)
- APS/Phoenix Suns STEM Teacher Grant
- SRP Educator Support Grants
- FTC Sim Grant
- Full list of current FIRST Team Grants - check back often for new opportunities!