Rocket City Invitational


2020 FTC Rocket City Invitational

For the past two years, out team has hosted an end-of-season Invitational for FTC teams to give them one more chance to get their robots on the field to compete before taking them apart. Our goal is to provide a free, fun, stress-free event.

Register

To register for the 2020 Rocket City Invitational visit this link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/5Z7L67L and fill out the application. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us at ftcbrowncoats@gmail.com

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Tenative Schedule

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM: Team arrival and pit set up

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM: Opening ceremonies and match schedule distribution

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM: Qualification Matches begin

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM: Lunch Break (Outside food is not allowed in the building)

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM: Qualification Matches continue

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM: Fun games and challenges 

4:00 PM – 4 :15 PM: Alliance Selection

4:30 PM – 5:30 PM: Elimination matches

5:30 PM – 6:00 PM: Closing Ceremonies and Awards

6:00 PM: Load out

More Information

• Teams are selected on a first-come-first-served basis

• This is a one day event with qualifying matches, alliance selection, and elimination matches

• There is no formal judging, but judges will be watching teams for different award categories

• There will be some fun events throughout the day, such as our popular Coach/Mentor Driving Challenge 

• Because outside food is not allowed in the venue, teams will be given an hour to go grab lunch

• Teams who win any awards will be given trophies to take home with them

2020 Games and Awards

• Winning Alliance

• Finalist Alliance

• Highest Tele-Op Score

• Highest Autonomous Score

• Best Capstone

• Heaviest/Lightest Robots

• Coach/Mentor Driving Challenge

• Delivering/Stacking Challenge

2019 Results

Winning Alliance:

Captain: 7842 Browncoats

Partner: 6047 Twisted Axles

Finalist Alliance:

Captain: 11161 Tennessee Robotics Club

Partner: 8651 Wait For It…

Best Autonomous: 11161 Tennessee Robotics Club

Best Pit Design: 13808 The Time Travelers

Favorite Team Marker: 1st Place 13808 The Time Travelers – 2nd Place 8651 Wait For It…

Heaviest Robot: 6047 Twisted Axles

Lightest Robot: 14291 Small Town Robotics

Driving Challenge: 13808 The Time Travelers

Coach/Mentor Driving Challenge: 6047 Twisted Axles

2018 Results

Winning Alliance:

Captain: 6047 Twisted Axles

Partner: 13442 Motorized Mayhem

Finalist Alliance:

Captain: 11161 Tennessee Robotics Club

Partner: 9835 Robochicks

Best Autonomous: 6047 Twisted Axles

Best Pit Design: 13808 The Time Travelers

Crypto Box Challenge: 6047 Twisted Axles

Team Spirit: 13808 The Time Travelers

Coach/Mentor Driving Challenge: 10169 Apex Predators