We are excited to bring robotics back to our family, friends, and fans this weekend at the FIRST Chesapeake Championships Sponsored by Newport News Shipbuilding!
To mark the occasion of our first large-scale championship in three years, FIRST Chesapeake will offer double the excitement by hosting the FIRST Tech Challenge District Championship in tandem with the FIRST Robotics Competition District Championship. One hundred forty robotics teams from Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia will compete!
- Hampton Coliseum, 1000 Coliseum Drive, Hampton, VA 23666
- April 8-9, 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m
- Free parking and free admission- PUBLIC WELCOME
- Live Feeds will be viewable online the days of the event, with both a FIRST Tech Challenge Stream and a FIRST Robotics Competition Stream
- FIRST Tech Challenge District Championship info here (teams list, schedule, media advisory)
- FIRST Robotics Competition District Championship info here (teams list, schedule, media advisory)
- Technology and Scholarship Row Exhibitors- demonstrations, information, and giveaways
- FIRST LEGO League Expo Saturday 9am-noon
- Limited-edition FIRST Chesapeake Championship Sponsored by Newport News Shipbuilding t-shirts and hoodies for sale (with team names) while supplies last