FTC-Iowa: Current Season - Res-Q


  • All teams in Iowa are "highly" encouraged to register via TIMS by September 15, 2015. This is the official way of registering with FIRST. If you need to change contact information, you can do that via TIMS.
  • Teams must also register with FTC-Iowa (link opened August 1, 2015)
  • Although FIRST registration opens May 13, 2015, we encourage Scale-Up teams to wait until July 1, 2015 to register with FIRST.
  • Please review the FTC-Iowa Funding Resources document.
  • University of Iowa FTC Mentors


FTC Iowa Calendar of Events

  • Sept. 12, 2015 - FTC-Iowa Kick-Off Celebration: Two locations! (To be announced)
  • Sept. 15, 2015 - All FTC teams in Iowa must be registered by this date.
  • Sept. 19, 2015 - Leagues will be announced and league administrators will be notified.
  • Nov. 8, 2015 - Jan. 10, 2016 - Meets. Teams in the leagues determine the dates/loations of the meets. Three meets per team during these dates.
  • Jan. 9, 2016-Feb. 13, 2016 - League Championship.
    • Jan. 9, 2016 - Southwest Valley League Championship, Corning
      Barbara Sines League
    • Jan. 16, 2016 - La Porte City, Iowa League Championship
      Patricia Coleman League
      Lilia Abron League
    • Jan. 23, 2016 - Humboldt League Championship, Humboldt
      Ori Sivan League
      C. Maxwell Stanley League
    • Jan. 23, 2016 - Marion League Championship, Marion
      Kelly Ortberg League
      Pearl Cheng League
    • Jan. 30, 2016 - John Deere Financial League Championship, Johnston
      LD McMullen League
      Luter Smith League
    • Jan. 30, 2016 - Cedar Valley League Championship, Cedar Falls
      Avery Bang League
      Himie Voxman League
    • Feb. 6, 2016 - Hills Community College League Championship, Ottumwa
      Archibald Alexander League
      Gary Seamans League
    • Feb. 6, 2016 - Quad City League Championship, Davenport
      Dr. Philip Hubbard League
      Thomas Hanson League
    • Feb. 13, 2016 - Siouxland League Championship, Sioux City
      Robert Whitmore League
      Margaret Peterson League
    • Feb. 27, 2016 - WildCard Tournament in Iowa City
  • March 4-5, 2016 - FTC-Iowa Championship, for those teams who advance from the League Championship.

FTC Iowa Championship

The Iowa FTC Championship for the 2015-2016 season will be held the weekend of March 4th-5th at the Marriott Hotel and Conference Center in Coralville, Iowa. The address for the venue is: 300 E 9th St, Coralville, IA 52241.

A tentative schedule for team check in, judging and matches is as follows: 

Friday, March 4, 2016

  • Team check-in and registration is between 11:00am-1:00pm (You MUST be registered by 1:00 to participate!)
  • Pit areas remain open between 11:00am-8:15pm
  • Concessions are open 11:00am-7:00pm
  • Each team will have three assigned times for Hardware and Software inspections. These times will be between 12:00pm-6:00pm
  • Team judging appointments will be assigned between 1:30pm-4:00pm

Saturday, March 5, 2016

  • Team re-check-in is 7:00am-7:45am
  • Pit areas remain open 7:00am-5:45pm
  • Concessions are open 7:30am-6:00pm
  • Drivers and Coaches meeting is at 8:00am-8:30am
  • First round of qualification matches will be from 8:45am-10:15am
  • Opening ceremony will be in the Coral Ballroom 10:15am-10:45am
  • There will be a Business/College Fair 10:30am-5:00pm
  • Qualification matches will resume 10:45am-12:30pm
  • Lunch Break 12:30pm-1:30pm
  • Third round of qualification matches are from 1:30pm-3:45pm
  • Alliance selection is 3:45pm-4:30pm
  • Semi-final matches will be between 4:30pm-5:30pm
  • Final Matches will be from 5:30pm-6:00pm
  • Closing ceremony will be in the Coral Ballroom as well 6:00pm-7:00pm

Please contact FTC Iowa if you have any questions about the schedule for the event and good luck to all the teams participating! 

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