FIRST Robotics Competition Kickoff and Founder's Reception

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2017 Kickoff date - Saturday, January 7, 2017

2018 Kickoff date - Saturday, January 6, 2018


Join us as we reveal  details for the 2016 FIRST Robotics Competition game: FIRST STRONGHOLDSM

Friday, January 8, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm ET

Founder's Reception

Saturday, January 9, 2016 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm ET

Kickoff marks the beginning of the design and build season. Teams have the opportunity to meet at "local" Kickoffs to compare notes, get ideas, make friends, find mentoring teams, learn the game, pick up the Kit of Parts, and get geared up for the exciting competition season.

Search for a local Kickoff. 

Watch the Kickoff broadcast, with streaming provided by Kickoff Sponsor Comcast NBCUniversal.



Thanks to our Kickoff Sponsors