Area youth put engineering and teamwork skills to the test

Area teams from New Jersey, New York, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Vermont, and Maryland met at Davidow Hall on the Salem Community College campus last Saturday Oct. 18, to test their engineering design and teamwork skills at the 13th annual Duel on the Delaware.

One part- an FRC competition event- was hosted jointly by FRC team 316 from Salem County, NJ and FRC team 365, of Wilmington, DE.

The second part was an FTC workshop and scrimmage event, sponsored by Diamond State FTC, NJ FTC, and PA FTC, three area organizations focused on engaging and inspiring youth through STEM.

In addition, teams competed for largest donation of new and used books to benefit Success Won’t Wait. A total of 12,000 lbs. of books were collected.

Local news coverage and additional pictures can be found here at New

Diamond State FTC 2014-15 schedule of events announced

Delaware FTC teams gathered at DSU last Saturday September 6, for the kick off of 2014-15 FTC completion challenge- Cascade Effect. The event was co sponsored by Diamond State FTC and Delaware State University.

DSFTC also announced its schedule of technical workshops, scrimmages, and competitions for the season. Online registration for Duel on the Delaware FTC Scrimmage will open on Oct. 1, 2014.


2013 Duel on the Delaware

On October 19th, 2013, over 30 FRC teams  met at Salem Community College in Carneys Point Township, New Jersey for a packed day of competition, fun, and spirit in an annual event co-hosted by MOE 365 and FRC 316, called the Duel on the Delaware.

At the same time, more than 20 FTC teams from around the region joined for a high spirited workshop and scrimmage event sponsored by Diamond State FTC to start the FTC build season.