FIRST Tech Challenge teams are created based on parent volunteer coaches. Please consider coaching your child's team so this great program can run! *Dates and Times of practices are determined by coaches schedules. Coaches resources may be found HERE. What is FIRST Tech Challenge? Teams of students collaborate to build and program a robot that competes on a 12' by 12' field. Each year the challenge is designed to encourage students to think critically and expand their knowledge of the engineering process. FIRST Tech Challenge in MN is part of an international robotics program that includes more than 3,000 teams globally. The registration fee includes 1 Regional Event. If a team chooses to attend or qualifies for other events, additional fees may apply to cover tournament costs. Visit the FIRST website for more program information. FTC will be held at Chan High School. Community Education no longer facilitates FIRST Lego League teams. If you are interested in starting a FIRST Lego League (FLL) Team, you can find more information here: https://hightechkids.org/fll-overview/#15292588101... *High School FIRST Tech Challenge students are available to help mentor local teams. You can find more information HERE.