2023 Texas Talon Throwdown and Fight Like a Girl Tournament

We (FRC5411/5417/9105) are excited to announce the first-ever Texas Talon Throwdown and Fight Like a Girl Tournament off-season event in Prosper, TX September 8-10 2023. We hope you can help us promote girls in STEM and spread awareness of FIRST in our communities.

We’d also love to learn from your experience. If you would like to volunteer, or know anyone who would, please use this form. Appreciate all the support!

Questions, comments and suggestions are welcome: [email protected]

Thanks y’all!

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Oh, that’s great news to have another offseason event within about 3 hours of us. Awesome. And thank you for putting it together.

I believe we are hosting an FTC kickoff on that weekend but we could drive down after it’s over or something. We’ll see if we can make it happen!

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Are both competitions girls only?

No, just day 1.

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Would you be able to post an update on those that have applied? I’m partially trying to remember if I did or not lol

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Will do. June’s a busy month with vacations. We’ll get more details out soon. We have you guys down!

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Do you have a tentative schedule for when stuff happens? We are trying to figure out if we can host a FTC kickoff in OKC on Saturday morning and then drive down for the rest of the event (assuming the 2nd event starts later Saturday or early Sunday we could probably make it work).

Hi! You can expect Saturday to just be the Fight Like a Girl tournament. We plan on having the field open for practice that late afternoon for the Sunday Throwdown. 2 separate events on 2 separate days so you should be fine if you can only do Day 2 (Texas Talon Throwdown).

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Teams are welcome to register more than one robot. Teams registered so far:

5411 ROBOTALONS

9105 TECHNOTALONS

9XXX LADYTALONS

5417 EAGLE ROBOTICS

9XXX SPEC OPS

6357 THE SPRING KONSTANT

5986 IRON FANGS

9128 ITKAN ROBOTICS

1745 THE P-51 MUSTANGS

8874 THE CYBIRDS

5431 TITAN ROBOTICS

5414 PEARADOX

3847 SPECTRUM

8515 PHOTON

7503 RADICUBS ROBOTICS

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Do you have a ballpark idea of the start time on Saturday and end time on Sunday? We are trying to figure out travel details (it’s a mess due to previously mentioned FTC kickoff but I am pretty confident we can make both events… in shifts, anyway).

We are looking at the following:
Saturday (Fight Like a Girl Tournament): 630 am load in, pits close 430pm
Sunday (TX Talon Throwdown): 630 am load in, pits close 630pm

We’d love to have you there! Sorry for the late response. you can email [email protected] if you have any more questions.

Update on registered teams:

5411 ROBOTALONS
9105 TECHNOTALONS
9XXX LADYTALONS
5417 EAGLE ROBOTICS
9XXX SPEC OPS
6357 THE SPRING KONSTANT
5986 IRON FANGS
9128 ITKAN ROBOTICS
1745 THE P-51 MUSTANGS
8874 THE CYBIRDS
5431 TITAN ROBOTICS
5414 PEARADOX
3847 SPECTRUM
8515 PHOTON
7503 RADICUBS ROBOTICS
2718 TEAM OKC E-POSSUMS
2714 BBQ
6369 MERCENARY ROBOTICS
3310 BLACK HAWK ROBOTICS

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Event application has been extended to Aug 14. Click here to register. We’re excited to welcome Chris Moore, CEO of FIRST to the event!

Event details will be updated here:

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APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 5 SEP! Additional robots may register for $100.

Has there been any update to the Roster? Also, can you update the website as well?

Thank you!

Hi! Website has the updated roster!

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Do you or anyone you know:
Have glitter pants?
Enjoy the spotlight?
Want to see if they’re ready to be on “America’s Got Talent?”
Would like to be front center of the greatest show on earth?

If so, Fight Like a Girl/Texas Talon Throwdown has an emerging need for an MC and Announcer! 9-10 September in Prosper Texas. Texas Talon Throwdown - Prosper Engineering Team

Click here to sign up! Please and thank you.

Is this event open to public viewers? Where is this located?

Will this be live streamed anywhere