Teams are encouraged to find corporate or company sponsors from their communities to support their teams. Teams can also apply for grants.
Grant application deadline has passed. Applicants will be notified by October 7, 2013.
New ODE Grant Application process to award another $300K will open in Spring 2014.
Funds are exhausted for the 2013 FTC Season.
For FTC teams who were awarded a scholarship and need to turn in a W-9 form.
Substitute W-9 form or return a copy of a W-9 form available in the school office and mail or fax it to 503-725-2921. Do not email it if it has a social security number on it.
Each new team will need approximately $1500 or more for registration fees, kits, and related costs. In addition they will need transportation to the tournaments. . Costs for returning teams will be less because most of their materials from the previous year can be used again.
|ORTOP FTC Fest (workshop) information||CLICK HERE FOR ORTOP FTC FEST (workshop) INFORMATION|
|FTC Robotics Kit 2011||
For information on the FTC Tetrix Robot System click here.
|The FTC Engineering Notebook||The FTC Engineering Notebook -
Link to official information about the FTC Engineering Notebook at the FTC site
In 2008, Oregon's Inspire Award Winner the Psychotic Strawberryz competed at the FTC World Championships and were awarded the Think Award. The FTC Engineering Notebook is an important part of the judging process for the Think Award. The Psychotic Strawberryz's presented an outstanding engineering notebook. The team shares it to help other FTC teams CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD. If you want to print it, warning it's over 150 pages.
|Missed something?||For an overview of the FIRST Tech Challenge, the FIRST organization and ORTOP - click here.|
|GETTING STARTED GUIDE|
|ORTOP's Tetrix Try-it Construction Instructions||
ORTOP's Tetrix Try-it Construction Instructions
Tetrix Try-it Overview (READ ME)
|Simple Try-it Program||NEW! Programming: Tetrix Try-it Robot C program to control motors, arm and pincher to pick up pop cans or wiffle balls.|
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