Field Assembly and Disassembly Aug. 11 2021| 0 KB

Content Type: FIRST Robotics Competition, Volunteer
Program: FIRST Robotics Competition
Tags: Events, Training, Volunteer

Field Assembly and Disassembly volunteers for FIRST Robotics Competition assist with assembly of the playing field and the practice field on event set-up day, and/or disassembly on event break-down day. Volunteers are not required to do both assembly and disassembly.


  • Assemble playing field and practice field including electronics
  • Strict adherence to the FIRST safety practices, specifically for lifting and other physically challenging tasks
  • Disassemble playing and practice fields including electronics and pack in travel crates
  • Assist in loading and unloading travel crates and carpet rolls onto and off of the truck, as needed

Experience and Skills Needed

  • FIRST experience not required
  • Physical strength; ability to lift heavy objects (no more than 50 lbs.) and push large crates
  • Basic mechanical/technical skills
  • Ability to work as a member of a team
  • Ability to move about the facility
  • Ability to listen to and follow instructions

Volunteer Time Commitment

  • Setup Day - approx. 8 hours
  • Disassembly day – approx. 4 hours

Note: Event schedules vary. Please check the event schedule and talk to your Volunteer Coordinator for detailed information on when you are expected to arrive. Volunteers should arrive on site 15-20 minutes prior to the start of every shift to allow time to check in at the Volunteer Registration table.


Field Supervisor and the FIRST Technical Advisor provide on-the-job training and direction.

Reporting Relationships and Supervision

  • Direct Supervision: Field Supervisor and FIRST Technical Advisor


* Must read and comply with the FIRST Volunteer Rights and Responsibilities