FTC Block Party

FTC Block Party

Program one of three robots to score as many points as possible!

Block Party is the 2013-14 FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) Robotics Challenge

 

The FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) is part of the FIRST Robotics Continuum of activities. FIRST stands for “For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology”. FTC is designed for students in grades 7-12 to compete head to head robotics engineering design challenges. The challenge changes every year; this year’s game is called Block Party.

Resources

ROBOTC Curriculum for LEGO Mindstorms and TETRIX icon

ROBOTC Curriculum for LEGO Mindstorms and TETRIX

ROBOTC Forums - RVW icon

ROBOTC Forums - RVW

Robot Virtual Worlds Website icon

Robot Virtual Worlds Website

FTC Block Party - CS2N Mode Rules icon

FTC Block Party - CS2N Mode Rules

FTC Block Party - Driver Skills Rules icon

FTC Block Party - Driver Skills Rules

Robot Virtual Worlds Engine

The Robot Virtual Worlds Engine is a required download in order to use any Level Packs shown on this page.

 

REQUIRED

Getting Started

In the FTC Block Party Virtual World, program one of three robots to score as many points as possible in autonomous and driver controlled modes. Score points by:

  • Placing Blocks in Floor goals
  • Placing Blocks in Pendulum goals
  • Raising the Flag
  • Hanging from the Bar

 

How to Set Up Robot Virtual Worlds:

Requirements

  • PC Compatible OS: Windows XP, Vista or Windows 7
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo processor family or better, AMD Athlon X2 processor family or better
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA® GeForce® 8800GTS or better, ATI Radeon™ HD 3850 or better
  • DirectX®: DirectX® 9.0c and DirectX® 10
  • Hard Drive: 200 MB free hard drive space
  • Sound: Standard audio device

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