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FIRST Tech Challenge VA Championship Sponsored by ECPI University

  • 02 Feb 2019
  • 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Atlee High School

FIRST Tech Challenge VA Championship Sponsored by ECPI Universityhttps://www.firstchesapeake.org/virginia-state-championship

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Date Event Name Venue
February 2, 2019

Virginia State Championship

Sponsored by ECPI University 

Atlee High School

9414 Atlee Station Rd Mechanicsville, Va 23116

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Last updated January 8, 2019

 

Event Description: This event is free and open to the public!

More than 50 of the top High School and Middle School robotics teams from Virginia and Maryland compete to win a place at the FIRST Tech Challenge in Detroit Michigan, April 24-27.

With FIRST Tech Challenge, middle and high school student teams design, build, and program robots to meet a complex engineering challenge, then compete head-to-head against other teams in a high-tech sporting event. With the guidance of adult coaches and mentors, teams build their robots and develop a playing strategy, which includes forming alliances with other teams. Teams earn awards for robot design, creativity, documentation, community outreach, “gracious professionalism” and competition on the field.

Our students:

  • Design, build, and program working robots based on sound engineering principles
  • Apply real-world math and science concepts
  • Develop problem-solving, organizational, and team-building skills
  • Compete and cooperate in alliances and tournaments
  • May earn a place in the East Super-Regional and World Championships
  • Can qualify for over $50 million in college scholarships

  

 

Tentative Event Schedule
7:00 AM    Team Check-In
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM   Inspection, Practice Matches, Judging Sessions 
10:00 AM   Driver's Meeting 
10:30 AM   Opening Ceremonies
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM         FLL Jr Expo and Parade
11:00 AM   Qualification Matches
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM   Lunch Break
12:45 PM - 2:30 PM   Qualification Matches
2:30 PM   Alliance Selection
3:00 PM - 5:15 PM   Elimination Tournament
5:30 PM   Closing Ceremonies

 

For a list of Event results, please click here.

 

 

 

 

 

 *Inclement Weather Policy for all FIRST Chesapeake Events*- Any changes to our event schedule will be determined by the policy of the event venue or hosting school district. Because of this, we recommend that all travelling teams make hotel reservations that are refundable. 

INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY

In case of inclement weather the day of a FIRST Chesapeake event, please call 804.464.8945 after 5am for updates.

UPCOMING EVENTS

19 Jan 2019
12:00AM
FTC MD Bullis School Qualifier 1
19 Jan 2019
07:00AM - 06:00PM
FTC SWCC Richlands Qualifier - NEW DATE
20 Jan 2019
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FTC MD Bullis School Qualifier 2
26 Jan 2019
12:00AM
FTC MD Prince George’s County Qualifier
26 Jan 2019
10:00AM - 01:00PM
FTC Scrimmage- Northern VA
26 Jan 2019
10:00AM - 03:00PM
STEAMexpo
02 Feb 2019
07:00AM - 06:00PM
VA Championship Sponsored by ECPI
17 Feb 2019
12:00AM
FTC MD Oakland Mills High School Qualifier
19 Feb 2019
12:00AM
Stop Build Day
02 Mar 2019
08:00AM - 07:00PM
FIRST Chesapeake District Richmond VA Event

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