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
GalactechKansas City Robotics Foundation – Parkville
Red Hot Techie PeppersLEARN Science & Math Club
Titanium TechLee’s Summit West High School
MustangsShawnee Mission Christian School – Westwood, KS
Team ChargersHeritage Christian Academy – Olathe KS
Ravonics EndeavourOlathe Northwest High School
Ravonics GeminiOlathe Northwest High School
AlgorythmsEarly College Academy – KC MO
Westridge Robotics ClubWestridge Middle School – Shawnee Mission, KS
Belton Cyber PiratesBelton High School-Belton MO
T-N-TCommunity team-Grain Valley MO
Cobalt ColtsCommunity team-Overland Park KS