Freight Frenzy is here and competitions have begun.
Here is some important information you need to know before you compete, whether you are a rookie or veteran team. We encourage you to share this with your fellow team mentors and students.
 
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Consent and Release Forms
 
All members (students, mentors, and volunteers) attending an event must sign the FIRST Chesapeake online consent and release for EACH event they attend.
  • The form can be found here - https://events.firstchesapeake.org/consent-release/ 
  • It is easy to complete via a computer or cell phone.
  • We no longer collect or accept paper documents so it must be done electronically prior to check in at the event where you will be issued a wristband in order to attend.
Event Information
 
Looking for your event schedule/ match schedule/ venue address/ COVID decision matrix/ parking info? To get complete team information about events please go to https://events.firstchesapeake.org and select the event you are interested in.
  • Scroll down to the red Team Details button (divided into cohorts) to access schedules, scores, ranking, etc.
  • The Team Reminders button give you all kinds of good info about the venue/event policies, judging, and competitions
Links
 
The links for submitting your presentation video, audience zoom for parents, Judging interview zoom, as well as where you submit your judging materials can be found at https://ftc-scoring.firstinspires.org/ 
Drivers Meeting
 
Teams need to attend a drivers meeting on the Thursday before your event. It is held at 7 PM via https://www.twitch.tv/firstchesapeake .There will be a short 10 minute drivers meeting prior to qualifiers starting for each cohort.
Live Feed
 
Where do your team fans and family go to watch the matches virtually? Tell them to tune in to the FIRST Chesapeake Twitch channel- https://www.twitch.tv/firstchesapeake . After the competition anyone can rewatch the event on the FIRST Chesapeake YouTube channel.
 
Mentor Information
 
Does your team have multiple mentors beyond Mentors 1 and 2 who need to know event information, team grant opportunities, and other updates? We'd love to add them to our Master FTC Mentors list so they can be in "the know!" Sign them up here.
 
*NOTE* this does NOT give them access to the FIRST Dashboard which is reserved for Mentors 1 and 2.
 
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FAQ Pages
 
Do you have a burning question about this season, health and safety, contacting FIRST Chesapeake, or even how to tag us on social media?
Go to the FAQ pages to find the answer.
Text Alerts
 
Want to get reminders of FIRST Chesapeake workshops, event updates, weather alerts, and the like? We have a new communications option- please fill out this form https://bit.ly/FCtext if you are interested in receiving text reminders and announcements from FIRST Chesapeake. 

Inclement Weather

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WEATHER POLICY

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