World Championship Teams

Congratulations to our World Championship Teams, who competed in the World Championship April 19-22, 2017, in Houston, TX.  Marlbots, team 3626, won first place for the Motivate Award, sparking others to embrace the culture of FIRST.  The Suit Bots, team 4628, were a finalist for the Connect Award, which connects the dots between community, FIRST, and the diversity of the engineering world.  Seven of our regional teams went to Houston to represent the region:

2017-18 Registration and Season

Are you a new team of 7th-12th graders interested in joining us for fall?  Email community@socalftc.com for help and guidance.  For all teams, watch this space and the Robot Tuesday enewsletter for May season registration opening and new early sign-ups for League Meets

  • FIRST Tech Challenge Team Registration: May 11, 2017
  • SoCal/LA Region League Pre-Registration (with discount): May/June 2017
  • Game Reveal and Season Kickoff: September 2017
  • League Meets: November 2017-January 2018
  • Tournaments: January-February 2018
  • Regional Championship: February 2018 (teams advance from the Tournaments)
  • West Super-Regional Championship: March 2018 (teams advance from the Regional Championship)
  • World Championships: April 2018 (teams advance from the West Super-Regional or a Lottery)