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APRIL 6 - 8, 2023


Eagle Bank Arena

Parking & Load In

Load In
Trailer Parking
Bus Parking

Meal Order Form

All boxed lunched include an over-stuffed sandwich or wrap of your choice. All lunches are accompanied with fruit of the day, dessert of the day, potato chips and a bottle of water.

**All orders are due Thursday, March 30, 2023 by 12:00. Please submit one order per team, per day**

If you have any further questions please email Farish Perlman.

  • SOUTHWEST SMOKED TURKEY SANDWICH – Turkey overstuffed with pepper jack, lettuce, guacamole & tomatoes
  • GRILLED CHICKEN CAESAR WRAP – Romaine lettuce, shaved parmesan cheese, and Caesar dressing
  • POWERHOUSE WRAP -loaded with sprouts, veggie, and provolone cheese (veg)
  • SHAVED ROAST BEEF SANDWICH -with cheddar cheese, lettuce, and sliced tomatoes
  • SHAVED BAKED VIRGINIA HAM -with imported Swiss cheese

Competing Teams

(DAY 0) Wednesday, April 5, 2023
5 - 8pm Team representatives to load in and set-up pits; Inspections open
(DAY 1) Thursday, April 6, 2023
7:30am Team representatives to continue load in and set-up pits
8am Pits, Machine Shop, Registration and Inspection Open
8:30am Mentor Lounge to Open
9am Field open for measurement and calibration
10am Practice Matches to Begin
12pm Lunch Break
1pm Qualification Matches to Begin
3pm Tech Row to Open
6:30pm Qualification Matches to Conclude
8pm Pits & Machine Shop to Close
(DAY 2) Friday, April 7, 2023
7:30am Pits and Machine Shop to Open
8:30am Opening Ceremonies
9am Tech Row & Mentor Lounge to Open
9am Qualification Matches to Continue
12pm Lunch Break
7pm Pits and Machine Shop to Close
(DAY 3) Saturday, April 8, 2023
8:30am Opening Ceremonies
9am Tech Row & Mentor Lounge to Open
9am Qualification Matches to Continue
10am FLL Explore Expo to Open
11:30am Alliance Selection
12pm Lunch Break
1pm Playoff Matches and Award Presentations
2pm Practice Field & Machine Shop to Close at the start of Semi-Finals
5pm Pits close 30 minutes following the close of Closing Ceremony

**Schedule subject to change. All times are estimated based on flow of rounds. 

See Pit Administration table for updated times.

Pit Map

To be announced

Health & Safety

Appropriate safety attire, including safety glasses and closed-toe shoes, are required while in the pits. 

We encourage all visitors wear a masks in the pits and in the stands. Please stay home if you are experiencing symptoms of illness, especially shortness of breath, fever, cough, or congestion. 

Q & A Forum

If you have not already, make sure you check out and review the questions and answers on the FIRST Robotics Competition Official Q&A Forum.  There are currently (as of 02/17) 188 Questions and Answers about Robot build and game play rules in Game Manuals.  More questions and answers are added weekly!


FIRST Lego League at Champs!

See our youngest robotics students be super powered by designing, building, problem-solving, coding, and STEM fun!

To have your FLL team participate, contact Kaitlin Ilnitzki at [email protected]

FLL Explore Festival

Saturday, April 8, 2023 || 10am to 1pm

Inclement Weather Policy for 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 traveling teams make hotel reservations that are refundable.

In case of inclement weather the day of a FIRST Chesapeake event, click to call (804.404.3134) after 5am for updates.

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