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Information about the FTC Iowa Championship, Presented by Collins Aerospace.
This event is a multi-day tournament. For the 2020-2021 Season, we are unsure of the format of the Iowa Championship. Details are to be determined. As of currently, Sept. 9, 2020, the event is scheduled to be held on March 12/13, 2021 at the DoubleTree Hotel & Conference Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. *This may change.*

  • What's the size of the FTC Iowa Championship?
    • The Iowa Championship is 48 teams.
  • What's the agenda of the FTC Iowa Championship?
    • Team judging, hardware inspections and field inspections occur on Friday. Matches will be on Saturday.
    • The overall event agenda 
    • A map of the venue, including pit locations 
  • Will teams have scheduled inspection and judging times?
    • Yes. With this large of a tournament, we needed to schedule judging and inspection times.
  • 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?
  • How many teams will be advancing from the Iowa Championship?
    • This will be determined by FIRST during the upcoming season.

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)  


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 tentative schedule for teams and spectators can be found here.