FIRST Tech Challenge combines excitement of sport with rigors of science and technology

January 29, 2018

Regis is proud to host the FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) at its Northwest Denver Campus on Saturday, Feb. 9, beginning at 10:30 a.m. FTC focuses on engaging students in grades 7-12 in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). Teams compete head to head, and are responsible for designing, building and programming their robots to compete against other competitors. The event is free and open to the public.

Teams, including coaches, mentors and volunteers, are required to develop strategy and build robots based on sound engineering principles. Awards are given for the competition, as well as for community outreach, design and other real-world accomplishments.

The competition will take place in the Regis Field House.

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