Kickoff events will be listed on the FIRST Illinois Robotics FTC site as information and time allows.
If you plan to attend a season kickoff event, please complete this form and any site specific registration form. Thanks!
What is a kickoff event?Kickoff events celebrate the beginning of the new FTC season. On September 9th, the 2017-18 season's game will be revealed.The kickoff event organizers determine the event's schedule and content. It can be a team social where teams watch the kickoff video together, interact with the new game field, have discussions, and possibly refreshments. Other formats may include workshops on various aspects of FTC. These events can be very valuable opportunities for rookies and veterans.
NOTE: Not all locations will have workshops - Check with the Host
1.Elgin Kickoffgot robot?Date: 9/9/17Time: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Location: 72 South Grove St, Elgin, IL 60120Contact: firstname.lastname@example.orgRSVP by Tuesday, Sept. 5thRSVP Registration Form got robot?: https://goo.gl/forms/Hpuw6suahpdOqPP02
2.Highland Park KickoffHP RoboticsDate: 9/9/17Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Location: Highland Park High School, 433 Vine Ave., Highland Park, IL 60035Use main entrance and follow signs to science wingContact: email@example.comRSVP by Tuesday, Sept. 5thRSVP Registration form: http://bit.ly/HP-Kickoff-RR
3.Chicago KickoffChicago FTC League CommitteeDate: 9/9/17Time: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Location: mHUB, 965 W. Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60642Contact: firstname.lastname@example.orgRSVP by Tuesday, Sept. 5thRSVP Required use IL Registration form:https://goo.gl/nN7m9v
4.Rockford KickoffRockford RoboticsDate: 9/9/17Time: TBDLocation: TBARSVP by Tuesday, Sept. 5thContact: email@example.comRegistration form: https://goo.gl/nN7m9v
5.Moline KickoffCombustible Lemons and Robotic RamsDate: 9/9/17Time: 8:15 a.m. checkin - 12:00 p.m.Schedule:8:15 – 8:50 AM Check-In9:00 – 9:20 AM – Opening & Insights from Combustible Lemons & potentially a special guest9:30 – 10:00 AM – Breakout Session #1 (multiple sessions)10:00 – 10:30 AM – Networking / Break / Snacks10:30 – 11:00 AM Breakout Session #2 (multiple sessions)11:10 AM – 12:00 PM – Keynote Speaker & Game RevealLocation: John Deere Headquarters, 1 John Deere PL, Moline, IL 61265Contact: Greg Smith, firstname.lastname@example.orgRSVP Required Registration form: http://qcesc.org/ftc-kickoff/
6.Peoria KickoffManual RamsDate: 9/9/17Schedule:9:30 - 10 AM Arrival of Teams, Safety, & Welcome 9:50 - 10 AM Welcome Address10 - 10:45 AM Peoria Police Department Bomb Squad10:45 - 11 AM Teams make their way to auditorium11 - 11:20 AM 2017-2018 Kickoff Video11:20 - 11:25 AM Video Wrap Up11:25 - 12:30 PM Teams Check out 17-18 Field ElementsLocation: Carver Community Center, 710 W. Percy Baker Jr, Peoria, IL 61605Map: https://goo.gl/LPpnB7Contact: email@example.com RSVP by Tuesday, Sept. 5thRegistration Form use FTC IL form: https://goo.gl/nN7m9v
7. Southern IL - St. Louis/MO Kickoff OptionsUMSL in St. LouisSEMO Univ. in S.E. MOCamdenton in Mid-MO Info coming
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