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Week 9
February 11, 2023




Served until 10:30 a.m. 

  • Chick-Fil-A Breakfast biscuit $4.50 
  • Donuts $1.00 
  • Fresh Fruit $1 
  • Coffee $1

Served from 10:30 to 5:00 p.m. 

  • Chick-Fil-A Sandwich $6.00 
  • Pizza $3 a slice 
  • Hot Dogs $3  
  • Soft Pretzels $3 
  • Nachos and Cheese $3 
  • Fresh Fruit $1  
  • Chips $1 
  • Candy $2 
  • Soda $1 
  • Water $1

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 the Wednesday by 12:00pm before the event weekend**

  • 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

Chocolate Chip Cookie



Team judging begins at 8:00 a.m. Please be prompt.  Each Team will have a ten to fifteen minute “fact-finding” interview with a panel of two or three judges. At the start of the interview, Teams will have a maximum of 5 minutes to present to the judges. After the Team’s five-minute presentation, the judges will have the opportunity to ask questions about the Team, the Robot, and outreach efforts. 

Engineering Portfolios
This year the teams should submit an Engineering Portfolio (not an Engineering Notebook). This is outlined in the Judging Manual.
The Engineering Portfolio should be on paper (not electronic) and should be given to the Judges during the judging interview.

Control Award Submissions
Control Award Submissions, which are optional, should be on paper (not electronic) and should be given to the Judges during the judging interview.

Compass & Promote Award Submissions
Compass & Promote Awards should be submitted no later than Sunday, February 5 at 11pm. Please submit those award videos here.

Official Q&A Forum
If you have not already, make sure you check out and review the questions and answers on the FIRST Tech Challenge Official Q&A Forum.  There are currently (as of 11/28) 187 Questions and Answers about Robot build and game play rules in Game Manuals!  More questions and answers are added weekly!

Judging Schedule

Panel 1 Panel 2 Panel 3 Panel 4 Panel 5 Panel 6 Panel 7 Panel 8 Panel 9 Panel 10
08:00 AM –08:20 AM 17080 NewT.exe 15317 HHS Robotics - Error Code 404 11112 RoboLords 21814 Robots on Roids 4634 FROGbots - Purple 7393 electron Volts 16439 AlphaGo 8644 The Brainstormers 18438 Wolfpack Machina 965 The League of Incompetent Gentlemen
08:20 AM –08:40 AM 12838 Lancaster Kinetic Storm 9064 Firefly 18264 TheElectronovas 2818 G-FORCE 15304 CircuiTree 4924 Red Beard Pandas 12518 Almond Robotics 19818 Jade Innovations 18996 S.T.A.T.I.C. 19458 Equilibrium.exe
08:40 AM –09:00 AM 18442 Gear Rotation 21232 no team 19876 N-1 6010 Thunder Stone 19941 M&M (Metal Masterminds).exe 11695 DeJava 8702 Innovotics 6417 Blu Cru 7039 Lord of the Bricks 13804 Powhatan SPEAR
09:00 AM –09:20 AM 194 ILITE - Ingenuity 13100 47 Beavers 14575 Capital Bots 3749 while(e()) {coyotes()} 16605 YogicTransformers 14607 Robot Uprising 16502 S.W.A.T. 8479 RoboCavs Gold 21774 Supernova.exe 10001 RoboCavs Silver
09:20 AM –09:40 AM 1885 ILITE - The Legacy 13353 Circuit Breakers 17774 Monroe Robotics 20194 JackBots 21587 Orca Robotics 8393 The Giant Diencephalic BrainSTEM Robotics Team 15167 Robo Troopers 19890 Distractors.exe 8395 The A-Team 12096 Absolute Zero
09:40 AM –10:00 AM 18103 Nth Degree 7 Tactical Sheep
Event Schedule
Friday, February 10, 2023
6:00 – 8:00 PMTeam Check-in, Pits Open, Inspections
Saturday, February 11, 2023
7:00 AMTeam Check-in, Pits Open
8:00 AM – 10:00 AMInspections, Judge Interviews, Practice
10:10 AMDriver’s Meeting
10:30 AMOpening Ceremony
10:45 AM – 12:30 PMQualification Matches
12:30 PM – 1:00 PMLunch Break
1:00 PM – 2:45 PMQualification Matches Continues
3:00 PMAlliance Selection
3:00 PM – 5:00 PMElimination and Final Rounds
5:15 PMClosing Ceremony
6:30 PMPits Close

 Last updated November 22, 2022

Load In

Teams can Load in on Friday, February 10 beginning at 6pm. Traveling teams can load in Saturday morning beginning at 7am as well. 

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. 


Teams advance from this event to the FIRST Worlds Tournament per FTC Game Manual 1 Order of Advancement.


Estimated number of advancing teams from this event.

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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