FTC Advancement Disclosure

All advancements with FIRST Tech Challenge in the Rio Grande Valley will be based on the following official criteria from FIRST. Teams are responsible for knowing the requirements for the various awards listed (information available here).

Judged awards will be at the discretion of the judge panel and all decisions are final. If there is not a valid winner for an award, it will NOT be issued.

Inspire Award winner will not receive 1st place on any other judged award at regionals, but may win other awards as deemed appropriate by the judging panel.

Advancement Logic:

1. Inspire Award Winner
2. Winning Alliance Captain
3. Inspire Award 2nd place
4. Winning Alliance, 1st Team selected
5. Inspire Award 3rd place
6. Winning Alliance, 2nd Team selected
7. Think Award Winner
8. Finalist Alliance Captain
9. Connect Award Winner
10. Finalist Alliance, 1st Team selected
11. Rockwell Collins Innovate Award Winner
12. Finalist Alliance, 2nd Team selected
13. Design Award Winner
14. Motivate Award Winner
15. Control Award Winner
16. Highest Ranked Team** not previously advanced, from the Winning Division.
17. Think Award 2nd Place
18. Highest Ranked Team** not previously advanced, from the Finalist Division.
19. Connect Award 2nd Place
20. Highest Ranked Team** not previously advanced, from the Winning Division.
21. Rockwell Collins Innovate Award 2nd Place
22. Highest Ranked Team** not previously advanced, from the Finalist Division.
23. Design Award 2nd Place
24. Highest Ranked Team** not previously advanced, from the Winning Division.
25. Motivate Award Winner 2nd Place
26. Highest Ranked Team** not previously advanced, from the Finalist Division.
27. Control Award Winner 2nd Place
28. Highest Ranked Team** not previously advanced, from the Winning Division.
29. Think Award 3rd Place
30. Highest Ranked Team** not previously advanced, from the Finalist Division.
31. Connect Award 3rd Place
32. Highest Ranked Team** not previously advanced, from the Winning Division.
33. Rockwell Collins Innovate Award 3rd Place
34. Highest Ranked Team** not previously advanced, from the Finalist Division.
35. Design Award 3rd Place
36. Highest Ranked Team** not previously advanced, from the Winning Division.
37. Motivate Award 3rd Place
38. Highest Ranked Team** not previously advanced, from the Finalist Division.
39. Control Award 3rd Place
40. Highest Ranked Team** not previously advanced, from the Winning Division.
41. Highest Ranked Team** not previously advanced, from the Finalist Division.
42. Highest Ranked Team** not previously advanced, from the Winning Division.
43. Highest Ranked Team** not previously advanced, from the Finalist Division.
44. Highest Ranked Team** not previously advanced, from the Winning Division.
45. Highest Ranked Team** not previously advanced, from the Finalist Division.
46. Highest Ranked Team** not previously advanced, from the Winning Division.
47. Highest Ranked Team** not previously advanced, from the Finalist Division.
48. Highest Ranked Team** not previously advanced, from the Winning Division.
49. Highest Ranked Team** not previously advanced, from the Finalist Division.
50. Highest Ranked Team** not previously advanced, from the Winning Division.
51. Highest Ranked Team** not previously advanced, from the Finalist Division.

**refers to Qualification Match Ranking. These advancements are in order. There is no normalizing of rank between divisions.