May 13, 2012

FTC Workshop for Mentors and Coaches

Code Red Robotics (FRC2771) is hosting a workshop 6/9/12 for anyone interested in starting up a FIRST Tech Challenge team for Middle Schoolers in Michigan.    It's a great way to serve that age group while bringing in resources that will strengthen  your FRC program.  If you are interested, please attend this free seminar:
Starting a Middle School FTC Team!    Saturday June 09, 2012      10:00am to 12:30pm
 a Workshop for Mentors, Coaches & School Administrators
Code Red Robotics Build Space
921 47th St,
Wyoming, MI 45909
Gracious Professionalism and core values are fused with innovation, math, science and fun in this hands-on engineering program! Come find out how to launch a sustainable, successful FTC team at this free workshop.  Topics will include:
  • Registration and tournament info
  • Team management guidelines
  • Coach & mentor qualifications and time demands
  • Programming and Controls resources
  • Cost, budgeting and fund-raising tips
  • Where to find vital resources & updates
  • Q&A with area FTC coaches
FIRST Tech Challenge is a successful and proven FIRST program.  Founder and inventor Dean Kamen stated that he designed FTC to be the perfect fit between FIRST Lego League (FLL) and FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC), and is thrilled to have FTC offered to Middle Schools in Michigan. 
Here is a link to the flyer.
RSVP by June 01 to:   or  call (616) 706-2081
Please let us know if you have any questions, and go FIRST!!

Jeff Nelson
Head Coach
Code Red Robotics
Building Robots to Build Better People
(616) 706-2081