Coach/Mentor Resources

2015–2016 FIRST Tech Challenge Team Resources

Android Platform Resources

Review Intelitek’s tutorials for FIRST training (free to log in as a guest or create an account).

The training includes three modules:

  • Module 1: Hardware and Control System Connections. Released date: June 5
  • Module 2: App Inventor. Release targeted for mid-August
  • Module 3: Android Studio. Release date: Sept. 1

Recommended Kit Selections

Control & Communication Set 2 ($302)

2 phones and covers, USB hub and adapter, 2 gamepad controllers

Electronics Modules and Sensors Set ($391)

All basic electronics for new systems, including a legacy module to use old motor controllers and sensors, and all of the new sensors that are native to the platform

TETRIX FTC Competition Set ($577)

A competition set is not required for veteran teams, unless need new building materials are needed. Rookie teams must choose a hardware platform, and we recommend this set.