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.

Sponsors:
Vanguard Academy
Royal Technologies
South Texas College
City of Mission

Upcoming Events in the RGV

Sat 25

Edison League Tournament

January 25 @ 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Organizer: FIRST RGV, INC.
Sat 25

Qualifier 6

January 25 @ 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Feb 01

Tesla League Tournament

February 1 @ 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Organizer: FIRST RGV, INC.
Feb 08

Qualifier 7

February 8 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Organizer: FIRST RGV, INC.
Feb 08

Bell League Meet 3

February 8 @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Organizer: FIRST RGV, INC.
Feb 15

Bell League Tournament

February 15 @ 8:30 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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  • Thanks for the spare parts for our #FTC South Texas Regionals.  #familyFIRST #REVROBOTICS #WeAreFIRST #skystone #robotics #firstrise @revrobotics
    Thanks for the spare parts for our #FTC South Texas Regionals. #familyFIRST #REVROBOTICS #WeAreFIRST #skystone #robotics #firstrise @revrobotics
  • Thanks to @mchi.robodogs @nrhs_rowebotics and all of the other volunteers for making today amazing! We ❤️🤖! #omgrobots #robotics #volunteers @royal.technologies
    Thanks to @mchi.robodogs @nrhs_rowebotics and all of the other volunteers for making today amazing! We ❤️🤖! #omgrobots #robotics #volunteers @royal.technologies
  • Thanks to all the engineers and volunteers that supported the FTC judging process at the Curie League Tournament.  #omgrobots #judging #equity #inclusion #wearefirst #skystone #engineering @royal.technologies
    Thanks to all the engineers and volunteers that supported the FTC judging process at the Curie League Tournament. #omgrobots #judging #equity #inclusion #wearefirst #skystone #engineering @royal.technologies
  • Congrats @vanguardacademycharter FIRST Tech Challenge team for advancing to the South Texas Regional Championship.  #winningalliance #skystone #robotics
    Congrats @vanguardacademycharter FIRST Tech Challenge team for advancing to the South Texas Regional Championship. #winningalliance #skystone #robotics
  • Grabbing some #canes after a great day of #robotics. 🤖⚙️🛠❤️
    Grabbing some #canes after a great day of #robotics. 🤖⚙️🛠❤️

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.