We have the following updates about FTC Event scheduled for January 30th.

  • The Harrisonburg Qualifier has been postponed to Saturday February 5th, because snow cannot be cleared in time.
    • PLEASE NOTE that Judging will still take place on Sunday January 30th. The Judging schedule is posted on the event page. 


We are super excited to have finally locked down a venue for the Greater DC FIRST Robotics Competition  events for 2022. We will be using the gymnasium of a school building that is now dedicated to virtual learning. We will be holding a week zero event here, pre-inspections during the week zero event, and all four Greater DC qualifiers. 

Old Banneker High School
800 Euclid St NW
Washington, DC 20001
We are also planning a week zero scrimmage event and pre-inspection in the Richmond area.
Sign ups for week zero scrimmages and pre-inspections at both the DC and Richmond sites will be out shortly.


FIRST Chesapeake is monitoring the weather for the weekend of January 29th. At this point it is too early to make any decisions. 

We will live broadcast a weather update on Thursday January 27th at 6pm on our Twitch channel- https://www.twitch.tv/firstchesapeake.

During this broadcast we will alert teams and volunteers to any changes to events or event schedules.

Due to worsening inclement weather forecasts across the District, we have the following changes to FIRST Chesapeake FTC Events scheduled for this weekend. 


This will also be discussed at the 7:00pm Drivers Meeting on Twitch


Please note we have changed our inclement weather phone number to ‪(804) 404-6653‬.

Although we will update the message as soon as we can if there is important information, on days of FIRST Chesapeake events we advise you to check after 5am. 

Inclement Weather


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