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    • 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.
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 This listing is provided as a courtesy to our teams. This is not an endorsement of the sources or a validation of the accuracy or relevance of the information.


 

FIRST or FIRST Chesapeake Resources 

 

FIRST Resource Library

FIRST Chesapeake 2019 Town Hall Archives (videos and materials)

First Year Mentor / Rookie Team Information

Supplemental Team Resources

 

 

Other Robotics Resources

 

Compass Alliance

Maryland Robotics Alliance

Open access wiki provided by team 2537- Getting started online training/tutorials for new software students 

 

 


FIRST Chesapeake FRC Teams by State, County and City

 
Click on a county or city to zoom in to view only the teams in that area.
 

Combining the excitement of sport with the rigors of science and technology. We call FIRST Robotics Competition the ultimate Sport for the Mind. High-school student participants call it “the hardest fun you’ll ever have.” Under strict rules and limited resources, teams of 20 or more students are challenged to raise funds, design a team "brand," hone teamwork skills, and build and program industrial-size robots to play a difficult field game against like-minded competitors. It’s as close to real-world engineering as a student can get. Volunteer professional mentors lend their time and talents to guide each team.

All FIRST Chesapeake District Events and the Championship are free and open to the public. Click below to learn more:

District Events Calendar

FIRST Chesapeake District Championship Sponsored by Newport News Shipbuilding at Hampton Coliseum

For 2020 pre-inspection locations and dates: check back in the fall

For more information about FIRST Robotics Competition, contact FIRST Chesapeake Assistant Programs Director Ron Therrien, or visit firstinspires.org

 

 
 

Off-Season Events

 

Date Event Name Venue Address

September 21,

2019

Battle O' Baltimore

McDonogh High School

8600 McDonogh Rd.

Owings Mills, MD 21117

October 5, 2019

Blue Ridge Brawl

Salem High School

400 Spartan Dr.

Salem, VA 24153

October 26, 2019

ILITE Robotics - IROC

Battlefield High School

15000 Graduation Dr.

Haymarket, VA 20169

November 2, 2019

Rumble in the Roads Heritage High School

5800 Marshall Ave.

Newport News, VA 23605

December 14, 2019 

BunnyBots

Montgomery Blair High School

51 University Blvd E.

Silver Spring, MD 20901 

2020 Season Schedule

Week Dates Event Name Venue Address
1

Feb 28- 

March 1

 

Haymarket VA Event

 

Battlefield High School

15000 Graduation Drive 

Haymarket, VA 20169

2

March

6-8

Richmond VA Event Arthur Ashe Athletic Center

3001 N Arthur Ashe Blvd

Richmond, VA 23230

2

March

6-8

 Bethesda MD Event

Walt Whitman High School

7100 Whittier Blvd

Bethesda, MD 20817

3

March

13-15

Owings Mills MD Event

 

McDonogh School

8600 McDonogh Rd

Owings Mills, MD 21117

3

March

13-15

Portsmouth VA Event

 

Churchland High School

4301 Cedar Ln

Portsmouth,VA 23703

4

March

20-22

Edgewater MD Event

Sponsored by Leidos

South River High School

201 Central Ave E

Edgewater, MD 21037

4

March

20-22

Blacksburg VA Event

Blacksburg High School

3401 Bruin Ln

Blacksburg, VA 24060

5

March

27-29

Snow Date, if needed

TBD

TBD

6

April

2-5

FIRST Chesapeake District Championship

Sponsored by Newport News Shipbuilding 

Hampton Coliseum

1000 Coliseum Dr

Hampton, VA 23666

Last updated July 31, 2019

 

 

 

 

 

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Subcategories

Date Event Name Venue Address

September 21-22,

2018

Battle O' Baltimore

McDonogh High School

8600 McDonogh Rd.

Owings Mills, MD 21117

October 20,

2018

ILITE Robotics Off Season Challenge

Battlefield High School

15000 Graduation Dr.

Haymarket, VA 20169

November 3, 2018

Rumble in the Roads Heritage High School

5800 Marshall Ave.

Newport News, VA 23605

 

 

 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.


FIRST Robotics Competition combines the excitement of sports with the rigors of science. Under strict rules, limited resources, and the guidance of volunteer mentors including engineers, teachers, business professionals, parents, alumni and more, teams of 25+ students build and program robots to perform challenging tasks against a field of competitors. Teams must also raise funds, design a team "brand," hone teamwork skills, and perform community outreach. In addition to learning valuable STEM and life skills, participants are eligible to apply for $80 million in college scholarships.
 
Every January, FIRST unveils the challenge or “game” at an annual kick-off event that is simulcast to locations around the world. Following a design and build phase, teams enter two of seven District competitions in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia. Teams compete for scores that will earn them a place at the FIRST Chesapeake District Championship. (Winners from FIRST Chesapeake will go on to compete at the FIRST World Championship in Detroit.)  
 
 
Event Information for Visitors
Parking Information -  TBD

*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 visitors and teams make hotel reservations that are refundable. 

In case of inclement weather the day of a FIRST Chesapeake event, please call 804.464.8945 after 5am for updates.

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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 - 4:00 PM Welcome and Information Tables open
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 - 4:00 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