What does it cost?
The following budget is for a new team purchasing an FTC kit of parts and participating in one event. If your team chooses to purchase additional kits and/or participate in multiple events, the fees would vary accordingly. Travel costs vary due to the distance and time needed to travel to an event. For pricing outside of North America, contact your Affiliate Partner.
|FTC Costs for the 2013-2014 Season (Required Items)||U.S.||Canada||Mexico|
|North America Registration||$275||$275||$275|
|Samantha WiFi Module||$85||$85||$85|
|LEGO® MINDSTORMS® NXT||$265*||$355||TBD|
|Event Registration||$0-$300 - event registration is handled by the Affiliate Partner in your region.|
*Also available as part of the TETRIX Competition Kit
|TETRIX Kit of Parts (Optional)||U.S.||Canada||Mexico|
|2013-14 TETRIX® Competition Kit (with LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT)||$665||$704||TBD|
|2013-14 TETRIX® Competition Kit (w/o LEGO MINDSTOMRS NXT)||$450||$488||TBD|
|2013-14 TETRIX® Resource Kit||$199||195.95||TBD|
|MATRIX Kit of Parts (Optional)||U.S.||Canada||Mexico|
|2013-14 MATRIX® Bundle Kit||$490||TBD||TBD|
|Bundle includes: Base Set, Competition Set, HiTechnic IR Seeker, HiTechnic IR Beacon|
|HiTechnic IR Seeker||$49.95||TBD||TBD|
|HiTechnic IR Beacon||38.95||TBD||TBD|
*Original price: $788. The reduced pricing on the MATRIX Budled Kit is courtesy of a $386.90 grant from HiTechnic. This grant is managed by HiTechnic and Matrix Robotics.
|Travel - Food, lodging, gas, etc.||$0-$500|
|Team apparel, buttons, handouts, etc.||$0-$150|
|Additional parts - sensors, motors, etc.||$0-$500|
**These costs vary based on your team’s level of involvement.