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2016-2017 FIRST Tech Challenge Kickoff

The 2016-2017 FIRST Tech Challenge is officially underway, with the season kickoff at noon today.

The Massachusetts kickoff event at Needham High School began with a presentation by roboticist Dr. Russ Tedrake of MIT, followed by seminars and workshops for team members and mentors.

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At noon, Loretta Bessette and David Price of Massachusetts FTC unveiled the “Velocity Vortex” game rules and playing field.

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Following a question and answer period, team members were invited to examine the playing field and game elements up close.

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