• FIRST Chesapeake refund policy for January-May 2021 Events: If a FIRST Chesapeake FRC event is cancelled by FIRST Chesapeake, FIRST Headquarters, or the local health department, the team will receive a 50% refund of any event fees paid directly to FIRST Chesapeake. Teams may also choose to attend another FIRST Chesapeake FRC event during this period in lieu of a refund, if space is available.  
  • NEW Consent and Release Form procedure for the 2020-21 season
  • COVID-19 Safety Plan For FIRST Chesapeake 


  • Inclement weather hotline number
    • In case of inclement weather the day of a FIRST Chesapeake event, please call 804.464.8945 after 5am for updates
  • How to share press about my team
    • Email news articles to 
    • Message or tag @FIRSTChesapeake on Facebook
    • Tag @FIRSTChesapeake on Twitter
  • How to start a team
  • Resources
  • Pass-Through Grants
    • FIRST Chesapeake is a charitable foundation under IRS Code 501(c)(3). From time to time, we have been asked to pass-through grants to local teams to reimburse them for expenses incurred. Please click the link below to view the criteria for potential pass through transactions. FIRST Chesapeake cannot provide tax advice and encourages the recipient to consult their accountant regarding the proper declaration of monies received as income when reviewing this agreement.
    • Pass-through agreement and W-9

Inclement Weather


In case of Inclement Weather the day of
a FIRST Chesapeake Event,
Please call 804.464.8945
after 5am for updates