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 - 
  • 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 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
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 
Drivers Meeting
Teams need to attend a drivers meeting on the Thursday before your event. It is held at 7 PM via .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- . 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 if you are interested in receiving text reminders and announcements from FIRST Chesapeake. 
The deadline for EVERYONE is 12/15/2021- you can not nominate anyone after that date
Since the dean's list event is happening in January, you must apply by December 15th.

Geared Up Robotics Holiday Camp offered Dec. 27-31, 2021
for middle school students and families
A fun and interactive robot kit is sent right to your door, and each of the five
2-hour remote lessons is led by a trained instructor. Best of all, students get to keep their own functioning robot at the end of the program!
~ Great gift or activity for the holidays ~
Registration deadline December 10th.
Email  or visit

FRC Team 1418 (Falls Church, VA) is proud to present the 12th Annual FRC Workshop. This year the workshop will be virtual via Zoom with a reduced set of training sessions. 

  • Cost: FREE!!!
  • Sessions: sessions will be posted as they are scheduled
    • 9-11am- FRC 2022 Control System and Sensors C++/Java Installation and use for the FRC 2022 Season
    • 11am-12pm- Inspections/Bumpers
  • If you would like to join the Zoom sessions, please email Don at brobstd(at) - he will forward the Zoom link to you. 

All FIRST Chesapeake FIRST Robotics Competition teams are encouraged to join the Workshop.

The video recording of the FIRST Chesapeake Nov 16th Town Hall Sponsored by Accenture Federal Services is now available for viewing on our YouTube channel

Inclement Weather


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