Kickoff 2020

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

Full Sail University

Exploding Bacon and Gra-V Robotics official FIRST kickoff
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For more information, contact 407-929-6297 (Elise) or 352-455-3819 (Steve)

Our kickoff will feature workshops to help you focus on being 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 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 group discussion.

Address and Parking

Full Sail University
141 University Blvd
Winter Park, FL 32792 USA

Recommended Local Restaurants

Coming soon

Tentative Agenda

8:30 AM: Venue opens to teams.

9:00 AM: Pre-game Workshops each will focus on tips to help you be competition ready!

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

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

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

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM: Lunch (see our list of recommendations)

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM: Infinite Recharge Game Manual Q&A (OPTIONAL)