Sarah's phone is working again- thank you for your patience!

She can always be reached by email as well at sgagnon@firstchesapeake.org

If you need to reach Sarah Gagnon, Community Engagement and Volunteer Manager, please email her at sgagnon@firstchesapeake.org . She is having phone problems.  If you have called her this past week and she has not returned your call, this is why. 

 

 

 

Save the date! It’s never too early to plan to pass inspection.

This year FIRST Chesapeake will once again be offering robot pre-inspections at the 4 locations listed below.

Teams will not receive an inspection sticker. This event is designed to alert teams to what needs to be fixed prior to first event.

 

Date: February 23, 2019

Venue: Osbourn Park HS
Address: 8909 Euclid Ave, Manassas VA 20111
POC: Denyse Carroll Carroldm@pwcs.edu

Capacity 20

 

Date: February 23, 2019

Venue: CTC @Hull Street
Address: 13900 Hull Street Road, Midlothian VA 23112
Onsite Contact: Paul Lathrop 

POC email: paul_lathrop@ccpsnet.net

POC phone: 8043573934

Capacity 25

 

Date: February 23, 2019

Location name: Peninsula STEM Gym

Location Address: 11516 Jefferson Ave Unit #2 NEWPORT NEWS VA 23601

POC email: natel@team2363.org

POC phone: 703-200-2336

Capacity: 20, and Limited by parking to ~6 vehicles at a time

 

Date: February 23, 2019

Location name: Atholton High School

Location Address: 6520 Freetown Rd, Columbia, MD  21044

POC email: rtherrien@firstchesapeake.org

POC phone: 443-996-7000

Capacity: 25

*This is a new addition to the list* 11/07/18

 

Registration form to open after FRC Kickoff (January 5, 2019)

 

For a printable version, go here

Location: George Mason High School- 7124 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22043

When: The GMHS club is there on Tuesdays after school (3:00pm). Arrangements can be made to come at other days/times by contacting Don Brobst.

Point of Contact: Don Brobst brobstd@gmail.com 703-585-1275

Saturday, November 03, 2018, 09:00am - 03:00pm

Come play FIRST Rover Ruckus at Flint Hill Upper School, located at 3320 Jermantown Rd, Oakton, VA 22124. They are planning a fun-filled day of FTC Rover Ruckus practice, including mock formal team interviews with feedback.  Lunch will be available to purchase onsite. Space is limited to 20 teams, so sign up early!

Location Flint Hill Upper School, 3320 Jermantown Rd, Oakton, VA 22124
 
Contact Michael Snyder msnyder@flinthill.org

The registration is now OPEN for the FTC Meet the Field at the FIRST Chesapeake FRC 2018 Workshops at VCU Sponsored by InSource Solutions on November 10th! Don't wait- secure your team's spot before the event fills.

Date:  November 10, 2018

Location:  VCU School of Engineering West Hall, 601 W Main St., Richmond, VA 23284 (exact room # TBD)

Register:  registration open https://bit.ly/2yx9daz

NOTE: REGISTRATION IS LIMITED TO TEN TEAMS, with the possibility of more spaces opening up if interest is high.

Cost: FREE for FTC teams - OPTIONAL lunch is $7 per person 

Deadline: REGISTRATIONS that include lunch orders AND PAYMENTS must be received by 5pm, Monday, November 5, 2018. Otherwise registration will close when the limit is met.

See registration page for detailed payment instructions. Teams must pay in advance by PayPal or by check. Day of event payment ONLY with prior approval (check preferred, or exact cash amount. No credit card or debit payments can be processed at the event).

FIRST Chesapeake sponsor Rolls-Royce is looking for a Market Analysis Intern to work in their Reston Office starting May 2019. Qualified applicants must have completed their Junior year in college by May. For more information and to apply, please visit https://rollsroyce.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Intern_Graduate/job/Reston/Market-Analysis-Summer-Intern_JR6040014
 
Deadline: December 30, 2018
 
NOTE: Rolls-Royce has requested that alumni mention their involvement in FIRST programs as part of their application/resume.
 
 

The registration is now OPEN for the FIRST Chesapeake FRC 2018 Workshops at VCU Sponsored by InSource Solutions on November 10th! Don't wait- secure your team's spot before the event fills.

Date:  November 10, 2018

Location:  VCU School of Engineering West Hall, 601 W Main St., Richmond, VA 23284

Register:   https://bit.ly/2MTxjBn

NOTE: Registrations AND PAYMENTS must be received by 5pm, Monday, November 5, 2018

Cost: $7 per person (includes continental breakfast and pizza lunch)

2018 Workshop Descriptions: Click here