2016-17 Hudson Valley Championship

2016-17 Hudson Valley NY FIRST Tech Challenge Regional Championship

IMG_3951-cropSunday, February 5, 2017

Pace University, Pleasantville, New York

The eighth annual Hudson Valley NY FIRST Tech Challenge Regional Championship is the culmination of our local competition season. 28 teams from New York and nearby states have earned invitations through their excellent performance at one or more of our five qualifying tournaments held in December and January.

This event is free and open to public spectators!

Learn more about FIRST Tech Challenge.

This year’s game challenge is Velocity VortexVelocity Vortex game logo

Here’s a written description and a video introduction.


Pace University, Pleasantville Campus, Goldstein Fitness Center
Street address: 861 Bedford Rd, Pleasantville, NY 10570

Please see this map for campus directions and parking.

Tentative Schedule

  • OPTIONAL Saturday evening robot inspections
  • Team Check-in 7:30
  • Judge Interviews and Robot Inspection 7:55 – 9:30
  • Opening Ceremonies 10:10
  • Competition Qualification Rounds 10:30 – 2:45
  • Elimination Rounds 3:15 – 5:00
  • Awards and Closing 5:00

Tournament Details

These teams earned their way to our regional championship.

The program booklet will be available at the event.

Information for Participating Teams

Congratulations on advancing to the championship! The championship tournament participation fee is $200. The team’s primary coach received an invitation email with invoice and payment instructions.

The [Championship Team Guide] contains important information about the competition.

Teams may choose to pre-order lunch by 3 PM on Friday, February 3, using either of these two forms: [Excel order form] [PDF order form]. Send the completed form by email to the address indicated on the form.