2021-2022 FTC Team Registration Process Instructions


 FIRST Chesapeake invoices were sent out September 1 and payments are due October 14, 2021. All teams that competed in 2019-20 and 2020-21 will be invoiced for this season's events. The registration fee of $300 which entitles a team to compete at two seasonal hybrid in-person or remote events. Teams will not be allowed to register for any of the seasonal events until this payment is received and your team has completed payment of the $275 team participation fee in your FIRST Inspires dashboard.

Additional plays beyond the original two will cost $150 each. The FIRST Tech Challenge Championship registration fee is $350. 

 Event preferencing will open 10/15 for any teams that have paid for the season's events. (see Instructions above for more details)

If your team didn’t receive an invoice, please email  for assistance.



Due to possible health and safety restrictions, FIRST Chesapeake will not be allowing out-of-state teams to compete in 2021-2022 competitions.

If health and safety reasons or local guidance cause an event to be canceled, teams will be refunded 50% of the cost of an individual event if alternate remote options become unavailable.


Please use the PayPal link provided in your invoice to make payment via credit card. A PayPal account isn’t required for payment. While we prefer payments by credit card, if you need to pay by check, send your payment to: 

FIRST Chesapeake Accounts Receivable
2101 Maywill St.
Richmond, VA 23230

(Make sure to add your team # and invoice # on the check's memo line!)


Inclement Weather


In case of Inclement Weather the day of
a FIRST Chesapeake Event,
Please call (804) 404-6653
after 5am for updates