First Tech Challenge Meet

The Northern Illinois League West Division of FTC, FIRST Tech Challenge held its first meet of the 2016/2017 season at Rockford Christian High School on Saturday, November 5.For this year’s game challenge, Velocity Vortex, teams constructed robots capable of shooting “particles” into a center vortex, moving “particles” into side vortexes, and activating signal lights. Eight teams representing local high schools and home school groups competed. Congratulations to Minivation, (Winnebago High School) for achieving the competition high score. Many thanks to Rockford Robotics Lead Mentor Eric Williams for his service as volunteer coordinator and site organizer.