FTC Cascade Effect

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

In the FTC Cascade Effect Virtual World, program one of three robots to score as many points as possible in autonomous and driver controlled modes.

Cascade Effect is the 2014-15 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 Cascade Effect.

  • 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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  • Conveyorbot
  • Cool big
  • Field big
  • Ftc game
  • Gripperbot
  • Scissorbot
  • Sensors ir