FTC: Iowa Championship

Information about the FTC Iowa Championship, Presented by Rockwell Collins
This event is a multi-day tournament on Friday, Feb. 23, 2017 and Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. The Iowa Championship will be held at the Marriott Hotel & Conference Center in Coralville, Iowa.

  • What's the size of the FTC Iowa Championship?
    • The Iowa Championship is 48 teams.
  • What's the agenda of the FTC Iowa Championship?
    • Team judging, hardware inspections and field inspections occur on Friday. Matches will be on Saturday.
    • The overall event agenda (will be updated soon)
    • A map of the venue, including pit locations (will be updated as the event gets closer)
  • Will teams have scheduled inspection and judging times?
    • Yes. With this large of a tournament, we needed to schedule judging and inspection times.
      • Judging & Inspection times by Team Number (will be updated as the event gets closer)
      • Judging & Inspection times by Division (will be updated as the event gets closer)
      • Black Division Match List (will be updated as the event gets closer)
      • Gold Division Match List (will be updated as the event gets closer)
  • Who can compete?
    • Teams qualified through the league tournaments and the Super Qualifier events. Invited teams were sent a registration link and all teams have confirmed their participation.
  • Where can I find a list of teams who will be competing at the FTC Iowa Championship?
    • A list of teams competing (will be updated as the event gets closer)
  • Will the FTC Iowa Championship be live streamed?
    • Yes! Streaming will go "live" on the morning of Feb. 24, 2018.
  • How many teams will be advancing from the Iowa Championship?
    • This will be determined by FIRST during the upcoming season.

Award Information (After the Iowa Championship has concluded)

Award Team Number & Name
Inspire Award  
Think Award  
Connect Award  
Rockwell Collins Innovate Award  
PTC Design Award  
Motivate Award  
Control Award  
Judges Award  
Captain of the Winning Alliance (Division Name)  
1st Team Selected of Winning Alliance (Division Name)  
2nd Team Selected of Winning Alliance (Division Name)  
Captain of the Finalist Alliance (Division Name)  
1st Team Selected of Finalist Alliance (Division Name)  
2nd Team Selected of Finalist Alliance (Division Name)  

 

FTC Iowa Championship Schedule

  • Friday - pits open, hardware inspections, field inspections and judging
  • Saturday - driver's/coaches meeting, opening ceremony, qualification matches, alliance selection, elimination matches, and closing/award ceremony.
  • A tentative schedule for teams and spectators can be found here.

FIRST LEGO League, Jr.

We are partnering with FIRST LEGO League, Jr. to have an Expo on Saturday! This will be in the Expo Hall of the Marriott Hotel, Coralville. The agenda is as follows:

  • FIRST LEGO League Teams will be able to set up from 1:00-2:00pm
  • Expo will be from 2:00-4:00pm.
  • Approximately starting between 4:15-4:30pm, FIRST LEGO League, Jr. Recognition Ceremony (The ceremony will occur immediately following the FIRST Tech Challenge Alliance Selection Ceremony.)

Each FIRST LEGO League, Jr. team will have a table where they will be able to display their projects. During the Expo, we will have evaluators who will be walking around talking with the teams. Individual team interviews will occur in a small room off of the Expo Center of the Marriott Conference Center.