Welcome to the 2018-2019 FIRST Tech Challenge Season! Coming Soon . . . Rover Ruckus!


The FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) season kick-off will be Saturday, September 8, 2018. This is the official start to the FTC season and is when the season’s game is unveiled. Please check back for details.

Qualifying Tournaments and WI State Championship
In Wisconsin, teams qualify for the state championship via qualifiers. Typically qualifiers are held during the month of January. The Wisconsin State Championship will be hosted by the College of Engineering & Applied Science at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee on February 8-9, 2019. This continues a proud tradition of supporting the next generation of engineers and computer scientists!



FIRST Tech Challenge Calendar at a Glance

  • May: Registration opens for teams
  • September: Season kick-off/theme revealed (Saturday, September 8, 2018)
  • October – March: Regular season and regional and state championships
  • January: Wisconsin qualifiers
  • February 8-9: Wisconsin State Championship @ University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • End of April: FIRST Championship