Skip to content.

Students get to . . .

Design, build, and program robotsDesign, build, and program robots

Apply real-world math and science conceptsApply real-world math and science concepts

Develop problem-solving, organizational, and team-building skillsDevelop problem-solving, organizational, and team-building skills

Compete and cooperate in alliances and tournamentsCompete and cooperate in alliances and tournaments

Earn a place in the World ChampionshipEarn a place in the World Championship

Qualify for nearly $9.7 million in college scholarshipsQualify for nearly $9.7 million in college scholarships

Students at an FTC Event

Contact Information

For questions about the qualifier tournament structure or the region, contact Dr. Tiernan.

J. Carter Tiernan, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean for Student Affairs

For questions about a particular qualifier, contact the given contact person below.

  • Saturday, January 9, 2016: Central Texas College - Killeen FTC Qualifying Tournament
    • Debra Prescott,, Mark Winans,
  • Saturday, January 16: University of Texas at Tyler FTC Qualifying Tournament
    • Tambelynn Wallace, , Dr. Kay Pleasant,
  • Saturday, January 16: Dallas – Wylie East FTC Qualifying Tournament
    • Patrick Michaud,
  • Saturday, January 30: Fort Worth – Nolan FTC Qualifying Tournament
    • Dr. Robert Scheer,
  • Saturday, February, 6: Arlington – Summit FTC Qualifying Tournament
    • Stephen Miller, smiller@uplifteducation; Friedrich Elliot,
  • Registration
    • Jess Jankowitsch,
  • Qualifier assignments or other questions
    • Dr. Carter Tiernan,