The FIRST Tech Challenge experience in Illinois starts in September with the game reveal and our kickoff events. Teams are placed into geographical leagues and each team will compete in 3 league meets, and one league tournament. Approximately 25% of the teams will advance to our IL State Championship in the spring.
Teams will participate in some or all of the following events each season:
For a detailed list of events and months, see the FTC Season Timeline
Events are hosted throughout the state. Event locations, dates and times are typically finalized around registration time in October.
For more information on these events, see:
Events in Illinois are managed through a cloud-based system.
A summary of league events will be published on this website in the fall.