What does it cost?

The following budget is for a new team purchasing an FTC kit of parts and participating in one event. If your team chooses to purchase additional kits and/or participate in multiple events, the fees would vary accordingly. Travel costs vary due to the distance and time needed to travel to an event. For pricing outside of North America, contact your local FTC representative.

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2014 - 2015 Individual Parts Price List - TETRIX (PDF)

FTC Costs for the 2014-2015 Season (Required Items) U.S. Canada Mexico
North America Registration $275 $275 $275
Samantha WiFi Module $85 $85 $85

LEGO® MINDSTORMS® NXT Base Set (NXT Only)*

$140* $355 TBD
Event Registration $0-$300 - event registration is handled by the Affiliate Partner in your region.
TETRIX Kit of Parts (Optional) U.S. Canada Mexico

2014-15 TETRIX® Competition Kit (w/o LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT)

$525 $704 TBD

LEGO® MINDSTORMS® NXT Base Set (NXT Only)*

$140* $355 TBD
2014-15 TETRIX® Resource Kit $199 $195 TBD
MATRIX Kit of Parts (Optional) U.S. Canada Mexico

2014-15 MATRIX® Competition Kit

Includes: Base Set, Competition Resource Set, HiTechnic IR Seeker, HiTechnic IR Beacon

$715 TBD TBD

MATRIX® Base Set

$499

MATRIX® Competition Resource Set

$199
LEGO® MINDSTORMS® NXT Base Set (NXT Only)* $140* $355 TBD
HiTechnic IR Seeker $49.95 TBD TBD
HiTechnic IR Beacon $44.95 TBD TBD

*may purchase one only- same dimension, weight, and bill of materials as last season

Other Costs***
Travel - Food, lodging, gas, etc. $0-$500
Team apparel, buttons, handouts, etc. $0-$150
Additional parts - sensors, motors, etc. $0-$500

***These costs vary based on your team’s level of involvement.