• FIRST Chesapeake refund policy for January-March 2021 EventsThere will be a 50% refund if an event is canceled by FIRST HQ or FIRST Chesapeake



  • Will FIRST Chesapeake FTC events be open to out-of-state teams? Unfortunately not for the 2020-21 competition season
  • Will 2020-21 competitions be open to the public? Currently FIRST Chesapeake FTC competitions will not be open to the public, but will be live streamed
  • COVID-19 Safety Plan For FIRST Chesapeake
  • FTC Hybrid FAQs


  • 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 - coming soon
  • 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