FTC Team Resources

PARTS, HARDWARE & SOFTWARE

2015-16 GAME ELEMENTS
Official elements may be ordered directly from AndyMark.

DIY FIELD PERIMETER BUILDING INSTRUCTIONS
A good cost effective field perimeter alterative. 

ANDYMARK
Order prefabricated field elements, field perimeter, robot parts

TETRIX by PITSCO
Need more parts? This is the place to order genuine Tetrix products.

MATRIX by HiTechnic
Order genuine Matrix products here.

PTC SOFTWARE
Free for FIRST teams: Creo, Mathcad Prime & Windchill

3D PRINTING
FTC teams have access to a 3D printer at Leonardo's Basement.


TEAM FORUMS AND BLOGS

FIRST FTC Robotics Forum - This global forum is for FTC teams to connect with teams, ask questions, and receive game clarification.

FTC Blog
Check out Timm Huffman's official FIRST Tech Challenge blog.

2014-15 "Ask An Expert"
Calls and webinars covering the many facets of FTC. Missed a call? No worries, calls will be posted.

FTC Google+ Hangouts
During the FTC Season FIRST will offer a series of monthly team training and information.

Chiefdelphi FTC Forums
A place where both FTC and FRC teams meet online to discuss all aspects of the FIRST competitions.

FIRST Team Resources
US FIRST's team resources page for FTC teams. 

Autodesk Webinars
Monthly training webinars hosted by Autodesk. Registration is required.


MENTOR TRANING AND FORUMS

Non-Engineering Mentor Organization (NEMO)
A group of mentors that promotes all of the non-engineering areas of running a FIRST team. Make sure to check out their resources page!

FTC Mentor Training for Rookies
This 8 part video tutorial is quick start guide is designed for rookie FTC mentors. 

FTC Mentor Manual
Everything a mentor needs to know about FTC!