FTC Tournament

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Auburn Middle School at 4163 Riner Rd

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC TO SEE FUN STEM for all ages!

TENATIVE SCHEDULE

  • Friday, 12/06 - 3:30PM Tournament Set-Up
  • Saturday, 12/07 - 6:30AM Volunteer Check-In & Breakfast
  • Saturday, 12/07 -6:30AM Judge/Referee Training
  • Saturday, 12/07 - 7:00AM FTC Teams Check-In
  • Saturday, 12/07 - 8:00-10:00AM Inspections & Judging
  • Saturday, 12/07 - 10:30AM Opening Ceremony
  • Saturday, 12/07 - 10:45AM Qualifications Matches
  • Saturday, 12/07 - 12:00PM Lunch for Teams and Volunteers
  • Saturday, 12/07 - 12:30PM Qualification Matches
  • Saturday, 12/07 - 3:00PM Alliance Selections
  • Saturday, 12/07 - 3:30PM Elimination & Finals
  • Saturday, 12/07 - 5:15 PM Awards and Closing Ceremony

See this year's challenge, Skystone, in a video! Teams are evaluated not only on robot performance, but their STEM outreach, control system, an engineering notebook, and a concept FIRST robotics calls Gracious Professionalism.

LODGING FOR TEAMS & VOLUNTEERS

Due to limited availabity this December weekend, these wonderful hotels have offerings for our FTC Teams and Volunteers.

None at this time.

WELCOME TEAMS!

TEAM FOOD OPTIONS

Concession sales of snacks and drinks will be provided by Team 401. Coaches were sent a link to pre-order pizza.

Mention you are FTC to receive these special discounts at these eateries while visiting the area!

1. Whichwich - Christiansburg - Tika Patell - 540- 251-3449 or rithika.patel@gmail.com $8.50 for a 7” (turkey, ham or chicken) sandwich, a bag of chips, and a cookie

2. Subway - Christiansburg -540-382-7512 Chips and cookie with any 6" sub for $7.50 or 12" sub for $8.50.

3. Macado's - Christiansburg - 540-381-8875 - Kaiser (ham, turkey, roast beef or chicken salad) roll with chips, pickle, and cookie for $8.75.

4. Dominos Pizza - Blacksburg (540-953-4600) & 2 Christiansburg (540-382-0808 & 540-585-4010) - Allison Shaw - Mix & Match Menu is a great deal and includes pizza, oven baked sandwiches, pastas, chicken and salads all for $5.99 each.

VOLUNTEER INFORMATION

Volunteers are the key to inspiring today’s youth to become tomorrow’s innovators and technology leaders. This FTC Tournament needs 80 people to help in technical or non-technical ways. There is a volunteer role for you! Please directly contact Isabelle Marchand at isabellemarchand@netzero.com to volunteer your enthusiasm and support!

FOOD - Volunteers are well-fed during this FTC Tournament. Here is what we are serving and when. If you have any dietary restrictions, please let us know. Friday Dinner - Which Wich sandwichs; Saturday Breakfast - coffee, tea, juices, milk with Continental breakfast; Saturday Lunch - Burritto Bowls with choice of chicken, pork or veggies; Snacks and botttled water will be served throughout the day to keep volunteers energized!

UNIFORMS - Wear comfortable clothing and shoes. FIRST will supply volunteer shirts based on sign-up, tournament position and availabity. Please show your pride by wearing your business or organization shirt. Most importantly, please wear a hat...the crazier the bettter!

THANK YOU VOLUNTEERS!

Please view the following orientation for more information:

Christiansburg 2019-20 FTC Volunteer Orientation.pdf