FIRST Tech Challenge Kickoff

POWERPLAYSM presented by Raytheon Technologies More info TBA Watch kickoff broadcast here  

Blue Ridge Brawl 2022

Roanoke College Cregger Center 287 High Street, Salem, VA

Contact An off-season FRC tournament co-hosted by Spartan Robotics and Roanoke College COST: $300 per robot Registration: Questions? Email The flyer can be found here.

Battle O’ Baltimore 2022

Dulaney High School 255 E Padonia Rd, Timonium, MD

To watch the livestream click here: The price of registration for 1 robot/1 day is $325. Friday 10/21 is the normal field build and testing day. Saturday 10/22 – Competition #1 – Morning qualifying rounds and afternoon playoffs. Sunday 10/23 – Competition #2 – Morning qualifying rounds and afternoon playoffs. THIS IS NOT A TWO-DAY […]

CHSy Champs 2022

Deep Run High School 4801 Twin Hickory Rd, Glen Allen, VA

Contact Registration is now open COST: Rookie/First-Year Robot $100, One Veteran Robot $300, Two Veteran Robots $450 Lunch pre-orders available (bulk order for teams)- closes Saturday, October 15th Contact if you have any questions To watch the livestream click here:

MRA FTC Workshops 2022

Dulaney High School 255 E Padonia Rd, Timonium, MD

The Maryland Robotics Alliance and some FTC teams have partnered to plan a series of workshops to be held on October 22nd, 2022 at Dulaney High School in Timonium MD. The workshops are being held in conjunction with the FIRST Robotics Competition Off-Season event known as Battle o' Baltimore. They have created an exciting lineup of FTC workshops […]

FIRST Chesapeake Programs Expo and FTC Scrimmage Sponsored by Qualcomm at the Science Museum of Western Virginia

Science Museum of Western Virginia 1 Market Square SE, Roanoke, VA

FIRST Chesapeake Programs Expo and FTC Scrimmage Sponsored by Qualcomm at the Science Museum of Western Virginia. This event, as well as museum admission, is free for this day only! Come out and learn more about FIRST LEGO League, FIRST Tech Challenge, and FIRST Robotics Competition robotics programs. See robotics exhibits from LEGOs to 120+ pound FRC competition robots. Test your skill driving a demo […]

Rumble in the Roads 2022

Menchville HS 275 Menchville Rd, Newport News, VA

The 32-team, single-day offseason FRC tournament is hosted by Triple Helix and Blackwater Robotics and sponsored by Intentional Innovation Foundation.

FIRST Chesapeake Chats

Tune in to our fun and informative sessions on a variety of topics, just thirty minutes long. Thursday, November 10th, 6:30pm - "FTC Referee Online Q&A." Join FIRST Tech Challenge referees for a question and answer session.   Click here for the FIRST Chesapeake Chats web page - to see the current schedule and archive of past Chats. Click here for the Twitch […]

“Meet the FTC Power Play Field” & FTC Teams Scrimmage

Rockville Memorial Library 21 Maryland Ave., Rockville, MD

EVENT: “Meet the FTC Power Play Field” & FTC Teams Scrimmage hosted by Almond Robotics DATE:  Sunday, November 13, 2022 LOCATION:  Rockville Memorial Library ADDRESS:  21 Maryland Ave., Rockville, MD 20850   EVENT SCHEDULE:    10:00 AM to 12:00 PM -- "Meet the FTC Field"  Get a close-up look at the FTC Power Play field and game pieces. Meet FIRST […]

FRC Registration Due Date

See FIRST Inspires for more details

FIRST Chesapeake Remote Town Hall

Topics will include a call for site recommendations and information about the 2023-2024 season, as well as updates on the current competition season. Executive Director Scott Turnbull and Director of Programs Alex Bryant will lead the discussion. Watch at Want to submit a question beforehand? Enter it here (form opens 14 days before the Town Hall) A video recording will be available […]

2023 VA STEM Competition Bill Team Seminar

Team 1086 Blue Cheese is hosting a virtual educational session on the bill and the state legislative process this Saturday, and is trying to reach out to as many teams as possible. The virtual session is on Saturday, December 3rd, 2022 from 9 AM - 12PM. They will be covering a general overview of the […]