Upcoming Events in the RGV
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.
RGV Email Updates #ICYMI
Thank you all for making Hawking League Meet 1 amazing. We ❤️ to see you learning with 🤖 while having fun! - Jason Arms
Congrats to @tech_serpents for finishing #1 for the day during the Hawking League Meet 1. Great work and we are proud of you. #SkyStone
#RGV teams getting it done this season.
Eddie helping to answer questions for La Joya 17563 #FTC team. #FIRSTVISTA
Eddie and Victor helping out tonight at the Vanguard Academy fundraiser in Pharr. Thanks Peter Piper Pizza for hosting our robotics teams tonight.
Our new partner field for #SkyStone at Brownsville ISD is being setup today. This resource will serve all the teams in the Brownsville area. #WeAreFIRST #OMGrobots
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.
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.