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Information about the FTC Iowa Championship, Presented by Collins Aerospace.
This event is a multi-day tournament. For the 2021-2022 Season, the FTC-Iowa Championship will be in-person. 

  • Location: Xtream Arena, 200 E. 9th Street, Coralville, Iowa 52241
    • Team entrance: Loading dock of Xtream Arena, accessible via Quarry Road.
    • Guest entrance: Main doors at intersection of E. 2nd Ave & E. 9th Street.
    • Parking Map
      • Bus Parking in South Parking Lot (very limited).
  • Date: Friday, Feb. 18 (team check-in, inspections & judging) & Saturday, Feb. 19 (matches), 2022
    • Detailed agenda is coming later.
  • Cost for spectators: Free
    • Spectators will only be able to access the seating area and concourse. Spectators (including parents) will not be able to go into the pits or near the competition fields.
    • Credentials will need to be displayed to access the floor.
  • Other information about the Arena:
    • Outside food and drink is not allowed in the Arena, this applies to the teams and students.
    • Attendees and spectators can bring in empty reusable water bottles and refill them in the arena.
    • Concessions will be open throughout the concourse.
    • Teams will need to unload in the loading dock.
    • Competing teams need to prepare for an 8'x8' pit area.
    • Teams will receive 10 student and 2 coach/mentor credentials. People without credentials will not be allowed onto the competition floor or the pit area.
    • Clear Bag Policy in Xtreme Arena


  • What's the size of the FTC Iowa Championship?
    • The size of the Iowa Championship will either be 48 teams.
    • Teams need to be prepared for a 8'x8' pit.
  • What's the agenda of the FTC Iowa Championship?
    • The overall event agenda (TBD)
    • A map of the venue, including pit locations (TBD)
  • Will teams have scheduled inspection and judging times?
    • Yes. With this large of a tournament, we needed to schedule judging interview times.
    • Judging will be taking place in the 2nd floor conference rooms at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, 300 E. 9th Street, Coralville. Teams need to prepare to transport the robots to the judging interview.
  • Who can compete?
    • Teams qualified through the league tournaments and the Super Qualifier events. Invited teams were sent a registration link and all teams have confirmed their participation.
      • A list of teams competing (will be determined throughout the season)
Girls at Iowa FTC
  • Where can I find a list of teams who will be competing at the FTC Iowa Championship?
  • Will the FTC Iowa Championship be live streamed?
    • Our intentions are to live stream the event. However, it is not a top priority and having a successful event is the main focus. Streaming will go "live" on the FTC Iowa YouTube Channel
  • How many teams will be advancing from the Iowa Championship?
    • This will be determined by FIRST during the upcoming season.

FTC Iowa Championship Schedule

  • Friday - pits open, hardware inspections, field inspections and judging
  • Saturday - driver's/coaches meeting, opening ceremony, qualification matches, alliance selection, elimination matches, and closing/award ceremony.
  • A 2022 schedule for teams and spectators will be published when the event gets closer.

Hotel Block Information

Hotel Name Hotel Address Phone number # rooms blocked for the night of Feb. 18 # rooms blocked for the night of Feb. 19 Cut-Off Date

Hyatt Regency


300 E 9th Street, Coralville
(within walking distance to Xtreme Arena)
Room Reservation link 75 Double Queen room at $89/each 5 rooms at $89/each Feb. 12, 2022
Drury Inn 815 1st Ave, Coralville 
(within walking distance to Xtreme Arena)

Room Reservation link

Group #2455648


15 Double Queen Room Deluxe at $158.00/each no rooms on hold Feb. 14, 2022 


Award Information (After the Iowa Championship has concluded)

Award Team Number & Name
Inspire Award  
Think Award  
Connect Award  
Rockwell Collins Innovate Award  
PTC Design Award  
Motivate Award  
Control Award  
Judges Award  
Captain of the Winning Alliance (Division Name)  
1st Team Selected of Winning Alliance (Division Name)  
2nd Team Selected of Winning Alliance (Division Name)  
Captain of the Finalist Alliance (Division Name)  
1st Team Selected of Finalist Alliance (Division Name)  
2nd Team Selected of Finalist Alliance (Division Name)