FIRST Tech Challenge robot in action

13 FIRST Tech Challenge teams advance to Missouri Championships

Congratulations to all of the teams who competed in the FIRST Tech Challenge Rover Ruckus this season at meets and qualifiers in the area. Thirteen teams from the six-county metro area advanced to2019 Missouri Championship on March 9 at Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla.

The advancing teams will be among 48 teams in all competing in a dual division to earn a spot at the Worlds in Houston this April. Get ready to cheer for these teams:

AstromechsKansas City Robotics Foundation – Parkville
Galactech Kansas City Robotics Foundation – Parkville
Red Hot Techie Peppers LEARN Science & Math Club
Titanium Tech Lee’s Summit West High School
Mustangs Shawnee Mission Christian School – Westwood, KS
Team Chargers Heritage Christian Academy – Olathe KS
Ravonics Endeavour Olathe Northwest High School
Ravonics Gemini Olathe Northwest High School
Algorythms Early College Academy – KC MO
Westridge Robotics Club Westridge Middle School – Shawnee Mission, KS
Belton Cyber Pirates Belton High School-Belton MO
T-N-T Community team-Grain Valley MO
Cobalt Colts Community team-Overland Park KS