May - September: Register your team at https://my.usfirst.org/ftc/tims/site.lasso
September: FTC Kick-off! This is the official start to the FTC season and is when the season's game is unveiled! Log on to http://www.firstinspires.org/ to learn the details.
October: Tournament event registration opens. Instructions for registration can be found under “Michigan FTC > How it Works”.
Mid November - early January to December: Michigan competition season!
March: Teams may advance to the North Super-Regional event in Iowa
April: Teams may advance from the North Super-Regional to the FIRST FTC Championship event in St. Louis.