Volunteer Resources

fta This section contains resources for FIRST Tech Challenge Volunteer training and development. Learn more about becoming an FTC Volunteer or view the complete listing of volunteer opportunities at FIRST. All FIRST Tech Challenge Volunteers must be screened as part of the FIRST Youth Protection Program.

FIRST Tech Challenge Volunteer of the Year

Each year, FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) presents the Volunteer of the Year Award to an individual who personifies the vision and mission of the FTC program. This volunteer works beyond their local community to spread awareness of the program. He or she is willing to share their experience and ideas with others and is often the volunteer that all other volunteers would like to work with and learn from. The 2014 recipient is Susie Mathieu of St. Louis, Missouri. Susie is innovative, thoughtful, and a truly Gracious Professional. Shining a spotlight on the skills, talents, and abilities of others, she gives her fellow Volunteers opportunities to contribute at the highest levels and share their great ideas with the FTC community. You can read more about Susie Matthieu in the June 2014 FIRST newsletter.

You can check out past recipients of the FIRST Tech Challenge Volunteer of the Year Award on the FTC Hall of Fame page.

FTC Volunteer Role

Resources

Event Coordinator

League/Meet Organizer Guide (coming soon)

Field Electronics Setup Guide

FTC Guide to Addressing NXT Lockups

Scoresheets 1 per page | 2 per page - NEW

Instructions for Building Sizing Boxes

Instructions for Making Alliance Flags

Field Control System Operators Field Control System Operator Manual - NEW
Field Managers Field Manager Manual
Field Resetters Field Reset Manual (coming soon)
Game Announcers/Emcees Emcee and Game Announcer Manual - NEW
Hardware Inspectors

Hardware Inspector Manual - NEW

Legal and Illegal Parts List for 2014-2015 CASCADE EFFECT - NEW

Judges

Judge Manual - NEW

FTC Awards Descriptions

Mentors and Coaches Mentor Guide
Pit Administrators Pit Administration Manual
Queuers Queuer Manual
Referees

Referee Manual - NEW

Scorekeepers

Scorekeeper Manual and Scoring System Guide - NEW

Scoring System (.zip) - NEW

Software Inspectors Software Inspector Manual - NEW
Volunteer Coordinators Volunteer Coordinator Manual - NEW