Venue - Baltimore
April 11-13, 2013
One West Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21201
Friday, April 12, 8:30am - 6:00pm
Saturday, April 13, 8:30am - 4:00pm
What is FIRST?FIRST is the international non-profit organization founded by inventor Dean Kamen to inspire the next generation of scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs. FIRST helps organize robotics teams and events for kids from age 6 to 18. FIRST runs a sport for the mind that rewards teamwork, real-world skills, and “gracious professionalism.”
What is the Chesapeake Regional FIRST Robotics Competition?
The Chesapeake Regional is one of more than 50 FIRST Robotics Competitions (FRC) held around the world. Champions from the Chesapeake Regional advance to the FIRST World Championships. The 2013 Chesapeake Regional will draw 64 high school FRC teams from 12 states, including more than 30 teams from Maryland.
What will I see at the Chesapeake Regional?
You'll see teams of robots cooperating in ever-changing alliances competing in two-minute matches throughout the two days. It's intense. It's loud. It's fun.
You'll see more than 1,000 great kids working together, stretching their limits, and building the foundation of tomorrow's engineers, scientists and business leaders.
You'll see hundreds of parents, mentors, judges and volunteers all helping make it work.
You'll see exhibits from our sponsors, universities offering scholarships, and demonstrations of our other programs, including the FIRST Tech Challenge, FIRST LEGO League and Jr. FIRST LEGO League.
- We will have a Junior FIRST LEGO Leage Expo on Saturday, 4/13 between 10am - noon.
How do I get in?
Attending the Chesapeake Regional is free and open to the public from 8:00am – 6pm on Friday and Saturday. Come on in, take a seat in the grandstand and watch the fun. Ask for a guided tour from one of our Student Ambassadors.
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