Registration for FIRST Tech Challenge and FIRST Lego League is CLOSED for the 2019 – 2020 season.

During regsitration, please ensure you generate your invoice. Payments accepted are VISA/MASTER CARD, DISCOVER, PURCHASE ORDER or CHECK.

Upcoming Events in the RGV

Thu 20

Region One STEM Summit and FIRST

February 20 - February 21
Organizer: Region One ESC
Fri 21

South Texas FTC Regional

February 21 - February 22
Organizer: FIRST RGV, INC.
Sat 29

Qualifier 9

February 29 @ 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Organizers: FIRST RGV, INC. and Mission CISD
Sat 29

FIRST Lego League Jr (FLLJr) EXPO

February 29 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Organizer: Mission CISD
Sat 29

Woman are FIRST in the Rio Grande Valley

February 29 @ 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Organizers: FIRST RGV, INC. and FIRST RGV Alumni
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Mar 07

FIRST Lego League South Championship

March 7 @ 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Organizer: FIRST RGV, INC.

Summer Robotics League

We are excited to announce a robotics summer league that starts registering in April, 2020. This is limited to the first 32 teams. This is open for FIRST Lego League and FIRST Tech Challenge. This will be using “HydroDynamics” and “Velocity Vortex” challenges.

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Important Dates for 2019-2020

Registration Opens:       May 7, 2019

Invoices Generated:       August 20, 2019

FLL / FTC Kickoff Event: September 7, 2019

Registration Closes:       October 15, 2019

Payments Due:                October 28, 2019

* This schedule is for FLL Jr / FLL and FTC only.

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Team Submitted News

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  • @echsrobotics17071 @donnanorthrobotics @shortcircuit13108  and the #FIRSTRGV team came together to share strategies and do some scrimmages to prepare for the upcoming regionals.  #teamwork #graciousprofessionalism
    @echsrobotics17071 @donnanorthrobotics @shortcircuit13108 and the #FIRSTRGV team came together to share strategies and do some scrimmages to prepare for the upcoming regionals. #teamwork #graciousprofessionalism
  • Reminder, we are just a couple days away from our final official #SkyStone event of the season.  Come celebrate #steam #robotics. Event agenda at http://firstrgv.me/ftc20
    Reminder, we are just a couple days away from our final official #SkyStone event of the season. Come celebrate #steam #robotics. Event agenda at http://firstrgv.me/ftc20
  • Victor checking in at Harlingen with ECHS and Donna North. Teams looking great for Regionals this weekend . #firstvista #omgrobots #firstvista
    Victor checking in at Harlingen with ECHS and Donna North. Teams looking great for Regionals this weekend . #firstvista #omgrobots #firstvista
  • @hcisd FIRST LEGO League team that’s advanced to the South Texas Championship on March 7th.
    @hcisd FIRST LEGO League team that’s advanced to the South Texas Championship on March 7th.
  • Thanks to our judges from UTRGV IEEE. Your contribution is appreciated !
    Thanks to our judges from UTRGV IEEE. Your contribution is appreciated !

FIRST Tech Challenge League Information

Each metro league will consist of approximately 32 teams. Advancement will be based on total number of teams competing in each leagues League Tournament. Advancement will be based on official FIRST advancement criteria. Links below are direct links to FTC SCORES website or manual reports from our official scoring systems.

Laredo

South Regionals

FIRST Lego League Qualifier Information

Each FIRST Lego League team registered in the Rio Grande Valley will be expected to attend one official qualifier. During this event, teams will compete on the table challenge and participate in judging sessions to identify possible potential for awards. Decisions by the judging panel is final. Coaches are expected to know the scoring and judging process. If the team fails to attend their qualifier, they forfeit their opportunity to compete.