FTC World Championship

The FIRST Championship is the culmination of the season's FIRST programs, bringing together three separate robotics competitions for the ultimate Sport for the Mind™. The event includes the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) Championship, the FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) World Championship, and the FIRST LEGO League (FLL) World Festival. Also featured is the Junior FIRST LEGO League (Jr.FLL) World Festival Expo. 128 FIRST Tech Challenge teams advance to the FTC World Championship.

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2015 FIRST Tech Challenge World Championship Schedule

Union Station, St. Louis, MO

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
8:00 AM FTC Team Registration Opens - Midway
9:00-2:00 PM Team Judging and Robot Inspections (Scheduled Appointments)
10:00 & 11:15 AM Union Station Student Amabassador Training - Grand Ballroom
12:00 PM-5:00 PM Innovation Faire - Renaissance Hotel
2:00-2:30 PM FTC Driver's Meeting - Grand Ballroom
2:30-6:00 PM FTC Qualification Matches - Grand Ballroom
3:00-8:45 PM FIRST Championship Conferences - America's Center
6:00 PM FTC Pits Close - Midway
6:00-9:00 PM Mascot Dance & Team Social - Union Station Courtyard
Thursday, April 23, 2015
7:00 AM Pits Open - Midway
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM FTC Qualification Matches - Grand Ballroom
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM FIRST Championship Conferences - America's Center
1:00 PM FTC Pits Close - Teams to Renaissance and America's Center
1:00 - 5:00 PM Innovation Faire & Scholarship Row - Renaissance Hotel
6:00 - 7:30 PM FIRST Championship Opening Ceremonies - America's Center Edward Jones Dome
Friday, April 24, 2015
7:00 AM Pits Open - Midway
8:00 - 12:00 PM FTC Qualification Matches - Grand Ballroom
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM FIRST Championship Conferences - America's Center
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Innovation Faire & Scholarship Row - Renaissance Hotel
1:00 - 5:30 PM FTC Qualification Matches - Grand Ballroom
6:00 - 6:30 PM Mascot Dance - Union Station Courtyard
6:00 - 9:00 PM FTC/Jr. FLL Team Social - Union Station Courtyard
6:30 PM Pits Close - Midway
Saturday, April 25, 2015
7:00 AM Pits Open - Midway
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Scholarship Row - Renaissance Hotel
8:30 AM - 2:00 PM Innovation Faire - Renaissance Hotel
9:00 - 9:30 AM FTC Alliance Selection - Grand Ballroom
9:30 - 10:00 AM Mascot Dance - Grand Ballroom
10:00 - 12:00 NOON FTC Semi-Final and Final Matches - Grand Ballroom
1:30 - 2:30 PM FIRST Tech Challenge Awards Ceremony - Grand Ballroom
4:00 PM FTC Pits Close - Midway
6:30 - 10:00 PM FIRST Championship Closing Ceremonies & Finale - America's Center Edward Jones Dome

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*Schedule updated 3/18/15. All times are subject to change. All times are estimated based on the flow of matches. See Pit Admin for updated times.

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