Kickoff 2020

Join us for the
2020 FIRST Kick-off & Workshops
Saturday, January 4, 2020

Full Sail University
Fortress ESports Arena

Exploding Bacon and Gra-V Robotics official FIRST kickoff
Register at for the
at the Fortress ESports Arena
3260 University Blvd #105, Winter Park, FL 32792

For more information, contact 407-929-6297 (Elise) or 352-455-3819 (Steve)

We are so excited to be hosting the 2020 Central Florida Kickoff at Full Sail University in the largest collegiate ESports Arena in the United States. We will be watching kick-off together live on the 10 million pixels LED Wall!

Your whole team is invited to join us for workshops, Full Sail TechFest interactive displays & tours, kick-off, lunch and rules review & discussion at the Full Sail University Fortress Esports Arena!

Kickoff workshops will focus on how you can get competition ready with general FIRST Robotics Competition topics. Join us for workshops and the live stream of the game reveal. After lunch we will host Game Manual Q&A review & discussions.

More info coming soon!

Competition Ready Workshops

Before the kickoff video join us for workshops!  Get ready not just for build season, but attend our workshops for tips to be competition ready after the 6 six week build season. Numerous general FIRST Robotics Competition topics covering everything from team organization to programming – with a focus on competing in the 2020 season.

Game Manual Q&A

During lunch a group of Game Manual enthusiasts will be scouring the 2020 Game Manual for changes and scoring points of interest and then present for a group discussion.

Updated Address (Map & Parking info coming coon)

Full Sail University
3260 University Blvd #105
Winter Park, FL 32792

Recommended Local Restaurants

Coming soon

Tentative Agenda

8:30 AM: Kick-off Welcome

9:00 AM: Competition Ready Workshops and Full Sail TechFest & Tours!

9:00- 9:35am
Room 1: Chairman’s Award (documentation changes this year)
Room 2: Competition Roles & Organization
Room 3: Electrical
Room 4: Strategy & Scouting
TBA: Budgeting

9:40 – 10:15am
Room 1: Awards Overview (changes this year)
Room 2: Outreach & Judge Whispering
Room 3: Programming
Room 4: Mechanical/Safety

10:30 AM – 11:30 PM: Kickoff Livestream in the Fortress ESports Arena

11:30 PM (when kickoff video ends & FIRST opens distribution): Kit distribution

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM: Lunch (info coming soon)

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM: Infinite Recharge Game Manual Review & Discussion Q&A