Author: Abigail Rehard

Supporting future STEM standouts!

Robotics Assistant job opportunity at Marlborough High School

Are you an FTC alumni looking for a part time position teaching high schoolers life skills through building robots? See Job Opportunity attached.

First 2 ILTs ONLY ONE WEEK AWAY!!!

Leagues B and O1 (Saturday 1/27) and Leagues A2 and W (Sunday 1/28) are the first to play. See when your Compass, Promote and Engineering Portfolio are due here: https://socalftc.org/calendar/
Check here for your Welcome Letter and details for the day: https://socalftc.org/ilts/

SoCal FTC Qualifier Tournaments starts next week!

Teams – Tournament play is coming soon! Our first events are January 27th at Diamond Bar HS for Leagues B and O1, and on Jan 28th for Leagues A2 and W. Check here for your Welcome Letters: https://socalftc.org/ilts/

Each of you are invited to one of the 7 …

Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarships!

Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarships opened today. Due April 1st. There’s money for College and Vocational school. https://www.lockheedmartin.com/en-us/who-we-are/communities/stem-education.html

Volunteers for Upcoming ILTs

**ALL TEAMS!**

Tournament play starts in late January! All teams are invited to an event. See here: https://socalftc.org/calendar/

WE NEED VOLUNTEERS! It takes 75 people to run the event, and we need 2 volunteers from each team to have a successful day. In the trained roles – referee, inspector, scorekeeper …

Tournament Changes

Tournament Changes! ILT #1, Jan 27 at Diamond Bar will now host Leagues B and O1. ILT #7, Feb 24 at Fountain Valley will now host Leagues O2 and G. All other assignments stay the same. This adjustment was made to assure each ILT has +21 teams each and will …

Team Rankings

Team Rankings: starting with Meet 1, your scores will now count. Check out your ranking (and rankings across the USA) here: FTC Event Web : Home (firstinspires.org)    (Note – FTC Scores is no longer in operation)…

Dean’s Award Nominations

Deans Award Nominations are open for sophomore or junior students (max 2 per team) in the SoCal organization. Due no later than DECEMBER 15. Our interviews will be January 20th and 21st, 2024. https://www.firstinspires.org/sites/default/files/uploads/resource_library/ftc/deans-list-nomination-guide-us.pdf

Reminder: Kickoff is September 9, 2023

The SoCal FTC Kickoff will be in-person on Saturday, September 9th, from 9am-12pm at three locations: (1) Monrovia High School (main site) located at 845 W. Colorado Blvd, Monrovia,  (2) Liberty High School (satellite site) located at 32255 Leon Road, Winchester, CA 92596 and 3) Ojai Valley School (satellite site)  – Littlefield Student Commons,

ILT Dates

Teams!

Interleague dates are now set!  As part of your registration fees, all teams are invited to 4 League Meets and your InterLeague Event.  The committee does their best to limit the drive times for teams, but as you can imagine, our region is very spread out, so some longer …