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FIRST Chesapeake District

Central Virginia Event

Sponsored by Dominion Energy

Deep Run High School

4801 Twin Hickory Road

Glen Allen, VA 23059

Press Release

Last updated October 9, 2017

Event Description: Free and open to the public! Forty of the best and brightest high school robotics teams will be competing in this two day event. Come out and cheer on your favorite team or learn more about bringing FIRST Robotics Programs to your community.

A special FIRST Programs Open House Sponsored by Dominion Energy will be held on Saturday, March 10th from 9am-11am. Learn more about joining a team or volunteering for FIRST Chesapeake. Talk to parents who have children on FIRST teams, hear from students currently involved in FIRST Programs, and take a guided tour of the event. To RSVP for the Open House, click here


Event Information for Teams

Click Here for Team Box Lunch Order Formdue by Thursday March 8th

Hotel Info:  Experient Event Housing

Team Social Sponsored by Anton Paar

*Inclement Weather Policy for all FIRST Chesapeake Events*- Any changes to our event schedule will be determined by the policy of the event venue or hosting school district. Because of this, we recommend that all travelling teams make hotel reservations that are refundable.


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Competition Live Feed Sponsored by:

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 For live feed click here

Tentative Event Schedule
Friday (Day 0)
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Pits Open, Inspection (Teams Only - not open to the public) 
Saturday (Day 1)
8:00 AM - 10:30 AM Pits Open, Practice Rounds, Inspection
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Welcome and Information Tables open
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Open House for Individuals and Families interested in learning more about FIRST programs. RSVP here
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Opening Ceremonies
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Qualification Matches
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Lunch
2:00 PM - 7:00 PM Qualification Matches
8:00 PM Pits Close
Sunday (Day 2)
8:00 AM Pits Open
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Welcome and Information Tables open
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM Opening Ceremonies
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM Qualification Matches
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM Alliance Selections
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Lunch
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Elimination Tournament
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Awards Ceremony
7:00 PM Pits Close