FTC Hall of Fame


Hall of Fame

 

The Inspire Award is the most prestigious FTC award, and is given to the team that truly embodied the ‘challenge’ of the FTC program.  The team that receives this award is chosen by the judges as having best represented a role model FIRST Tech Challenge Team.  The team that receives this award is a top contender for all other judging categories and is a strong competitor on the field.

Game and Overview
World Championship Inspire Award Winner
Team Photos
Ring It Up!

Team #3550

"Beta"

West Des Moines, IA

Team Beta
2011-2012
Bowled Over! Logo

Team #4220

"The LANDROIDS"

Livingston, New Jersey

2011-2012 Inspire Award Winners, team 4220

2010-2011

GOI-hof

 

Team #4466

  "Robots and Brain Bots Inc."

Waltham, Massachusetts
 4466 

 

2009-2010

 

Hot Shot! clear

 

Team #25

  "Rock n' Roll Robots"

Arcadia, California

         

RockNRoll 

2008-2009

      

FaceOff Logo

 

 

Team #32

"Einstein's Daughters"

San Diego, California

 Einsteins

 

2007 - 2008

 

Quad Quandary Logo

 

 

Team # 801

"Panteras"

 Mexico City, Mexico

Panteras(1)

 

2006 - 2007

 

Hangin A Round Logo

 

Team #  3053

"Occam's Engineers"

Mendham, New Jersey

Occam's Engineers

 

2006

Half Pipe Shuffle Graphic

 

Team # 160

 "The Impulse"
Waterbury, Connecticut
No image available

 

2005

 

Demo

Team #52

"Nuts & Bolts"

Singapore

 

Team #46

"Live Wire"

Singapore

No image available

   

Volunteer of the Year

This award is given to the Volunteer that FIRST Tech Challenge feels truly personifies the vision and mission of the FTC program.  This volunteer works beyond their local community to spread awareness of the program.  He or she is willing to share their experience and ideas with others and is often the volunteer that all other volunteers would like to work with and learn from. 
2012-2013 FTC Volunteer of the Year

2012-2013

Ring It Up!

Mary Ellen Toebes

Co-creator of the Samantha Module and
Field Control System

Mark Edelman

2011-2012

BOWLED OVER!

Mark Edelman

Head Referee for FTC World Championship,

Co-Affiliate Partner for Northern California, Game Design Committee Member


2010-2011 Volunteer of the Year
 

2011

GET OVER IT!

John Toebes

Mentor for Team 2901

Inventor of the Samantha WiFi Communication Module

Director of Patents, Cisco Systems

 Vince Frescella

2010

HotShot!

Vincent Frascella

FTC New Jersey Program Director

FTC World Championship Volunteer Coordinator

 Michael Coleman
2009

FACE OFF!

Michael Coleman

FTC Florida Affiliate Partner

FTC World Championship Field Technical Advisor

 Joe Perrotto  
2008

Quad Quandary

Joe Perrotto

FTC Delaware Affiliate Partner

FTC World Championship Field Technical Advisor