Lam Research - $12000   Oregon Department of Education - $7000   Mentor Graphics Association - $5000   KATU and Sinclair Broadcast Group - $3600   Western Precision Products - $2500   THS Parent Support Organization (PSO) - $1000  


FTC is designed for those who want to compete head to head, using a sports model. Teams of up to ten students are responsible for designing, building, and programming their robots to compete in an alliance format against other teams. The robot kit is reusable from year-to-year and is programmed using a variety of languages. Teams, including coaches, mentors and volunteers, are required to develop strategy and build robots based on sound engineering principles. Awards are given for the competition as for well as for community outreach, design, and other real-world accomplishments.