FIRST Tech Challenge

Resources for FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) including sample Dean's List judging questions, scoring calculators to calculate the values of the game and help you strategize; and more.

Evergreen Resources

Sample Dean's List Questions

These questions are not a comprehensive list. Please look for other resources to supplement this. Your judges could ask all or none of these questions. They are just meant to get the ball rolling.

Tip: Interviews go by very quickly and the judges will probably not ask this many questions. Be sure to get out everything you feel you must get out within your first few answers.

  • What does Gracious Professionalism mean to you?

  • How do you show leadership on your team?

  • When did you start FIRST? What caused you to join?

  • Do you have any interaction with other FIRST programs (FLL, FLL Jr., FTC)?

  • What is your favorite part of FIRST?

  • If you could change one thing about FIRST, what would it be?

  • Where do you see yourself in 10 years?

  • What’s your niche in FIRST, or, what is unique about your role?

2:30 Timer

A simple 2:30 timer as a video file.

Youth Member Registration Guide

Please note: this guide hasn't been updated since 2018. You may wish to consult FIRST's newly published resources.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in FIRST

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