UIL Robotics State Championships Information
Media Contact: Kate Hector
Date: May 18, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The 2017 UIL Robotics State Championships: FIRST Division pilot program will take place May 19-20, 2017 at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas. This week’s event marks the second UIL-sponsored FIRST Division championship.
The UIL Robotics: FIRST Division championships will include FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) and FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) using the 2016-2017 games.
FRC teams will compete in a single division. FTC teams will compete in two divisions: Group I (UIL Conferences 1A-4A) and Group II (UIL Conferences 5A-6A). More information on the UIL Robotics State Championships can be found online at http://www.uiltexas.org/academics/stem/robotics/championships-first.
The schedule is as follows:
Thursday, May 18
Setup, Optional Load-In & Check-In for FRC and FTC Group II (5A-6A)
Friday, May 19
FTC 5A & 6A Qualification and Elimination Matches
FRC Qualification Matches
Optional Load-In & Check-In for FTC Group I (1A-4A)
Saturday, May 20
FRC Qualification and Elimination Matches
FTC 1A – 4A Qualification and Elimination Matches
A list of teams can be found here: http://firstintexas.org/uil/invited-teams/
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