FIRSTTech Type WhiteFIRST Tech Challenge gives middle and high school students and their adult mentors the opportunity to work and create together to solve a common problem. Teams are challenged to design and build a robot using a kit of parts and within a common set of rules to play a sophisticated field game. The robot game changes every season and is a blast! Winning is always secondary to the quality of the overall experience.

2017 FTC Relic Recovery Kick-off

ftc-first-relic-recovery-17-18FIRST in Alabama is excited to be hosting the FIRST Tech Challenge Relic Recovery Kick-off in conjunction with host teams 7842 Browncoats and 10165 Apex Predators. If you have any questions, please contact .
When: Saturday, September 9, 2017
Time: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Where: Huntsville High School Freshman Academy
2304 Billie Watkins
Huntsville, Alabama 35801
Note: Huntsville High will also be hosting the ACT during the Kick-off, so please do not enter the main building.
Please register by September 1st.
Tentative Schedule:
10:00 am – Check-in
10:30am -10:45am -  FTC Affiliate Partner Presentation
11:00am – LIVE KICK-OFF!!
11:15am – Q&A and Check-out Field
12:00pm – Lunch
1:00pm – Seminars & Games

Register for this event

2018 Alabama FTC State Championship

FIRST in Alabama is excited to be hosting the 2nd Annual Alabama FTC State Championship again this year.  The Championship will be open to all Alabama and Tennessee Teams until November 15, 2018.  If we have not filled all slots by this time, we will open up the Championship to teams from other states.  Registration will open on September 11, 2017.
For teams outside of Alabama and Tennessee:
If you wish to be put on the waitlist, please email with Team Name, Team Number, Home State, and Contact Information.
Event Details
Tentative Date: February 17, 2017
Tentative Weather Date: February 25, 2017
Event Location: Hampton Cove Middle School, 261-B Old Hwy 431, Hampton Cove, AL 35763
Cost: $300

Please consider volunteering for the Alabama FTC State Championship.  We need volunteers for all positions! Please consider volunteering as a Coach/Mentor.  No experience is required, just the desire to share your talents and knowledge with middle school/high school students. If you are interested in volunteering for an event or to help mentor a team, please contact
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