Week 3
March 17 - 19, 2023


Churchland High School

Parking & Load In

Meal Order Form

To Be Announced

Competing Teams

Friday, March 17, 2023
5:00 PM – 9:00 PMPits Open, Inspection (Teams Only – not open to the public)
Saturday, March 18 2023
8:00 AM Pits and Inspections Open
8:00 AM – 8:30 AMField Open for Calibration
8:30 AM – 9:00 AMDrivers Meeting
Submit a Driver’s Meeting Question
9:00 AM – 10:30 AMPractice Matches
10:30 AM – 11:00 AMOpening Ceremonies 
11:00 AM – 1:00 PMQualification Matches
1:00 PM – 2:00 PMLunch
1:00 PM – 4:00 PMFLL Challenge Scrimmage
2:00 PM – 7:00 PMQualification Matches
8:00 PMPits Close
Sunday, March 19, 2023
8:00 AMPits Open
9:00 AM – 9:30 AMOpening Ceremonies
9:30 AM – 12:30 PMQualification Matches
12:30 PM – 1:00 PMAlliance Selections
1:00 PM – 2:00 PMLunch
1:00 PM – 4:00 PMFLL Explore Expo
2:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Playoff Matches and Awards

Note:  Awards will begin during Semi-finals matches ~3:30 PM

7:00 PMPits Close

Pit Map

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 Portsmouth

See SWVA’s 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] or New River Robotics Association at [email protected]

FLL Challenge Scrimmage

Saturday, 1:00-4:00pm 

FLL Explore Expo

Sunday, 1:00-4:00pm 

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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