As FIRST in Texas has matured in its mission and scope, something special has been happening in our state that brings the word power to mind: an expansive, continuous growth in STEM involvement among our youth. If you’re a Spider-Man fan, you’ll know the phrase,”With great power comes great responsibility.” Anyone who has been involved in FIRST programs and … Continue reading With Great STEM Power Comes Great Responsibility (And the Need for More Volunteers!)
In Texas we go big in just about everything we do, and that includes STEM education. According to Texas Education Agency, Texas had 1,775 STEM teachers in 2017-2018, and that number is likely rising as we head into the 2019-2020 school year. With so many teachers in the Lone Star State, the need to train our … Continue reading FIRST in Texas is Committed to STEM Teacher Enrichment & Professional Development
Dear Friends of FIRST in Texas, As we head into a New Year and continue another exciting FIRST® season, it’s the perfect time to look back on the progress we made in 2018 and be inspired by what we’ve accomplished together. It’s also the perfect time to look ahead and establish a clear vision for 2019. … Continue reading Vision Letter from the Executive Director
Thank you to all of the coaches and teams who participated in the 2015 FTC Connally Double Qualifier! Below are the competition results from each division. Congratulations to this season’s winners, and to all of the teams who came out to compete! Lovelace Division Tesla Division Control Award Control Award 8886 Saber Robotics 6990 Brobots Motivate … Continue reading FTC Connally Double Qualifier Results!
Congratulations to all of the teams that competed at the December 6th FTC Qualifier at West Ridge Middle School! Below are the award winners and a list of teams that will be advancing to the Alamo FTC Championship. Award Winners Control Award: 8815 Silverbolt Motivate Award: 7079 Faltech PTC Design Award: 9048 The Philobots Rockwell … Continue reading Dec 6th West Ridge FTC Qualifier Results
Looking for funding for your team? Grant opportunities for all programs – Jr. FLL, FLL, FTC, and FRC – are now being hosted by the FIRST in Texas Foundation. There, you can read about available grants, the application process, and additional resources for your team. Applications are being reviewed already, so get yours in! Apply today! FIRST® in … Continue reading Grants Available at FIRST in Texas!
This event has been canceled. For any questions/concerns, please email Noah Bickford. WHAT: LabVIEW® Training with National Instruments Certified LabVIEW Developer and Applications Engineer, Nathanael Letchford
It is that time of year again! Be sure to join us for the 2014 – 15 FTC Coaches Kickoff! As we anxiously await the reveal of this years challenge, make sure you mark off Saturday, September 27th your calendars so you can attend the Coaches Kickoff! If you are looking to get a jump … Continue reading JOIN US for the 2014- 15 FTC Coaches Kickoff!