The mission of the Maryland Tech Invitational (MTI) is to bring together FIRST® Tech Challenge teams from the region, nation and around the world who have demonstrated excellence in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) for a high quality competitive tournament.
The MTI is committed to supporting FTC teams' continuation in the program. This is achieved by offering cash and in-kind awards to be used by teams in the following season.
The Virtual MTI 2020 took place over June 14, 19 - 21. It consisted of:
TechAction STEM Exposition provided by Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory on the afternoon of Friday June 19
Intern Networking Interviews for rising college freshman, virtual interview times arranged by intern providers and students
Judged Awards - Hardware Excellence, K.I.S.S. and Software Innovation and Quality. Interviews on June 20 and 21
Team Choice Award - participating teams voted on who they thought had the best solutions to the SKYSTONE challenge
Products with the Virtual MTI Logo and the traditional MTI Logo with the tag line "It Is About The Robots" can be purchased from our merchandise shop. All proceeds go to supporting the MTI. Here is just a sample of some of the products you can find at the