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SoCal FTC
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Join us for the FIRST® Tech Challenge POWERPLAY Game Reveal on September 10, 2022. 

Sign Up for the SoCal FTC Kick-Off here!

Watch the below teaser videos to see a glimpse of this season’s POWERPLAY challenge!

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POWERPLAY

As part of the FIRST ® ENERGIZE season, FIRST® Tech Challenge students in POWERPLAY will reimagine the future of sustainable energy and power their ideas forward. Innovation can’t wait.

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Team Registration is now open!

Latest Posts

New Website, New Season, Registration is Open!

We have a new website name: socalftc.org! You will find general and season information, as well as spotlight videos from other teams. We also have a new email address: info@socalftc.org. Teams – we are open for registration! Once you complete the annual registration with FIRST® (firstinspires.org), you are ready to register your team with SoCal… Read more ...

Save the Date: Kickoff is September 10, 2022

The SoCal FTC Kickoff will be in-person on Saturday, September 10th, from 9am-12pm at two locations: (1) Monrovia High School located at 845 W. Colorado Blvd, Monrovia, and (2) Heritage High School located at 26001 Briggs Road, Romoland. After the Game Reveal video, teams can see the field elements and field set-up for this year’s… Read more ...

Inter-League Tournaments are Back!

We are back to the pre-COVID format with Inter-League Tournaments! Each of the 14 Leagues will be assigned one of the seven Inter-League Tournaments (ILT) that will be held on one of the Saturdays or Sundays in February. Two Leagues will be assigned to each Inter-League to fill a total of seven events.  We will… Read more ...

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Important Information

For the upcoming season, we have launching event registration, with invitations going to mentors. Watch your email!
For new teams, please email SoCalFTC@gmail.com to get oriented, connected with your League, and welcomed.
Want to connect with other SoCal FTC teams? Join us on Discord!

FIRST®

Through a progression of team-based robotics challenges, FIRST® helps young people discover a passion for STEM.

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FTC

FIRST® Tech Challenge students learn to think like engineers. Teams design, build, and program robots to compete.

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Volunteer

It takes many people to run each competition. We are always in need of volunteers from comittee members to referees and judges.

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Sponsor

It costs over $500,000 to run the region and all of our teams for a year. Do you want to help suppport our SoCal FTC program?

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