FIRST in Michigan Middle School FTC
Events & Registration Process

Events are a celebration of the season and an opportunity for teams to engage in the excitement of competition.  Awards are given for robot performance as well as for community outreach, design, and other real-world accomplishments. Teams must be aligned to the FIRST in Michigan progression of programs and comprised solely of MI middle school aged team members in order to participate in FIRST in Michigan FTC levents.

*3rd Round qualifier placements are posted on the MI FTC Team List.  3rd Round form is still open.

Key Dates:

September 28 est.

Home qualifier assignment is posted on the MI FTC Team List

September 29 est.

Opt in/out form emailed to Coach/Mentor 1 & 2 for each team

October 5 est.

Home qualifier opt in/out deadline

October 12

2nd qualifier form open for submission

October 24 est.

Event registration closes

Competition Event List:  Event list, with details, is available on the FIRST in Michigan website: http://www.firstinmichigan.org/events/events.php?year=2017&program=ftc

Competitions are on Saturday; optional early check-in/inspections is often open to teams on the Friday before the event. Exception: FiM FTC State Championship will now be a full two day event.

Week

Dates

Event

1

Nov. 3-4, 2017

Canton FTC Qualifier, Canton

Bedford FTC Qualifier, Temperance

Great Lakes Bay Region FTC Qualifier, Midland

2

Nov. 10-11, 2017

Petoskey FTC Qualifier, Petoskey

Kentwood FTC Qualifier, Kentwood

Mason FTC Qualifier , Mason

Kearsley FTC Qualifier, Flint

3

 Nov. 17-18, 2017

Marysville FTC Qualifier, Marysville

Novi FTC Qualifier, Novi

Detroit FTC Qualifier, Detroit  **OPEN for 2nd qualifiers

Marshall FTC Qualifier, Marshall

4

Dec. 1-2, 2017

Allendale FTC Qualifier, Allendale

Coloma FTC Qualifier, Coloma

Kettering FTC Qualifier, Flint

Houghton/UP FTC Qualifier, Houghton

5

Dec. 8-9, 2017

East Jackson FTC Qualifier, E. Jackson

Dearborn FTC Qualifier, Dearborn

Oxford FTC Qualifier, Oxford

Big Rapids FTC Qualifier, Big Rapids

6

Dec. 15-16, 2017

MI FTC State Championship (Advancement based)
Battle Creek (full day Friday and Saturday)

MI Middle School FTC Team List:   2017-2018 teams are still being updated.

2017-2018 FIRST in Michigan FTC Home Event Registration Form:  CLOSED

2017-2018 FIRST in Michigan FTC 2nd Round Event Registration Form: CLOSED

2017-2018 FIRST in Michigan FTC 3rd Round Event Registration Form:  OPEN 8am, 10/19/2017

Events with number of available spots: As of 11/13/17
12/02-Houghton:  5

States Advancement Spots by Qualifier
PRELIMINARY ASSIGNMENT: This could be adjusted up/down based on final event population and the number of teams already advancing from a given event as we move through the season. The goal is to have parity (as much as possible) among events as to the percentage of teams advancing to States.
**Point system will run parallel but in exhibition this season.

2 Spots

3 Spots

4 Spots

5 spots

6 spots

Allendale

Kearsley (Flint)

Bedford

Coloma

Detroit

Canton

Kettering

Marshall

Midland

Big Rapids

Marysville

Kentwood

E. Jackson

Novi

Mason

Oxford

Dearborn

Petoskey

Houghton

About Event Registration:

To Register for an Event

      HOME QUALIFIER

      SECOND QUALIFIER

      Preparing for Competition:

FIRST in Michigan FTC State Championship Event:

North Super Regional in Iowa

FIRST FTC Championship Event