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.

*System issues are resolved with many teams able to complete their registration on Friday. The updated report comes out today so home event pre-assignment will be posted on the FIRST in Michigan FTC Team List (link below) on Monday, Sept. 25th. Home event opt in/out forms will be eblasted to the Coach Mentor 1 and 2 at 8am on Tuesday, Sept. 26th. Thanks for your patience!

Key Dates:

September 25

Home qualifier assignment is posted on the MI FTC Team List

September 26

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

September 29

Home qualifier opt in/out deadline

October 3

2nd qualifier form emailed to Coach/Mentor 1 & 2 for each team

October 24

Event registration closes

Competition Event List (to date; still in flux; more events pending):

Competitions are on Saturday; optional early check-in/inspections is often open to teams on the Friday before the event.  





Nov. 3-4, 2017

Canton FTC Qualifier

Bedford FTC Qualifier

Great Lakes Bay Region FTC Qualifier


Nov. 10-11, 2017

Petoskey FTC Qualifier

Kentwood FTC Qualifier

Mason FTC Qualifier

Kearsley FTC Qualifier


 Nov. 17-18, 2017

Marysville FTC Qualifier

Novi FTC Qualifier

University of Detroit Mercy
Looking for Detroit area event host!

Marshall FTC Qualifier


Dec. 1-2, 2017

Allendale FTC Qualifier

Coloma FTC Qualifier

Kettering FTC Qualifier (Flint.)

Houghton/UP FTC Qualifier (pending)


Dec. 8-9, 2017

East Jackson FTC Qualifier

Dearborn FTC Qualifier

Oxford FTC Qualifier

Big Rapids FTC Qualifier


Dec. 15-16, 2017

MI FTC State Championship (Advancement based)
Battle Creek

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/3rd Event Registration Form: CLOSED

States Advancement Spots by Qualifier
Preliminary assignment; this could be adjusted based on event population and number of teams already advancing from a given event as we move through the season. **Point system could be implemented as a pilot this season in replacement of current advancement system.

2 Spots

3 Spots

4 Spots

5 spots

6 spots

7  Spots

About Event Registration:

To Register for an Event



      Preparing for Competition:

FIRST in Michigan FTC State Championship Event:

North Super Regional in Iowa

FIRST FTC Championship Event