Rancho Santa Fe Middle School FTC robotics teams win tournament

It was an exciting day for the R. Roger Rowe Middle School’s FTC (First Tech Challenge) robotics teams during a Dec. 13 qualifying tournament at Escondido Charter High School. After six qualifying matches, teams 8606 the RSF Intergalactic Dragons, and 8605 the RSF Portal Pounders, placed first and second going into the final alliance matches.

The two teams joined with the Pacific Ridge team in the final alliance rounds. After a thrilling semi-final match they went on to win the final match and were named the tournament champions.

For more information about the school’s FTC robotics program, contact David Warner at