Pace University is proud to run the FIRST Tech Challenge program in 46 counties of New York. We have been a FIRST partner since 2004 and are in our sixth year as regional FTC host.

The Empire NY FTC Region consists of these commonly-named geographic areas: Upper and Lower Hudson Valley, Capital Region, Mohawk Valley, Southern Tier, Central New York, Finger Lakes, and Western New York.

Our neighboring FTC regions are Northern New York and New York City/Long Island.


FTC challenge for 2014-15: Cascade Effect

Learn about this year’s FTC game challenge at the FIRST web site.



What is FTC about? What was last year’s game about?



View a recording of our season kick-off day in Pleasantville, NY on Sept 6, 2014.


National Sponsors

Rockwell Collins LogoPTC Logo Sm2
FTC Official Program SponsorFTC CAD and Collaboration Sponsor 

Local Sponsors

Seidenberg School