FIRST Robotics Competition Blog

Welcome to the FIRST Robotics Competition Blog

Your source of season information for the FIRST Robotics Competition.


FRC Teams Rise with SOLIDWORKS Sponsorship and Kit of Parts

Jan 06, 2020 Written by SOLIDWORKS Education.

Welcome our guest bloggers, SOLIDWORKS Education! All the opportunities from one of our Crown Suppliers!

Kickoff Week!

Jan 02, 2020 Written by Frank Merrick.

Get ready for INFINITE RECHARGESM early!

Kickoff is almost here!

Dec 30, 2019 Written by Ted Hood, Kit of Parts Engineer.

Get ready for Kickoff with these details about the Kit of Parts and more!

Safety, a Shopping List, and FIRST Championship Allocations for Districts 

Dec 19, 2019 Written by Frank Merrick.

We’ve said it hundreds of times before: Nothing you are doing in FIRST is worth getting hurt over. 

You-Bring-It to FIRST Championship

Dec 16, 2019 Written by Frank Merrick.

Pilot no more! At both 2020 FIRST Championship locations, all teams will be able to bring their competition robots into the event themselves if they choose to do so.

Celebration of Life for Woodie

Dec 12, 2019 Written by Frank Merrick.

A life remembered and celebrated.

How to prepare for the 2020 season now!

Dec 11, 2019 Written by Autodesk Education.

Check out all the resources available to your team now from Autodesk!

Celebration of Life for Woodie Flowers

Dec 06, 2019 Written by Frank Merrick.

Don't forget to join us for Woodie's Celebration of Life on Monday, December 9 from 4pm to 5pm ET.

One More Team Update and Q&A Closing Extension

Dec 05, 2019 Written by Frank Merrick.

Another Team Update is now available! The Q&A will close on Tuesday, December 10, at Noon ET! Be sure to get your questions in soon!

#GivingTuesday and Reminders

Dec 03, 2019 Written by Frank Merrick.

Today is #GivingTuesday! Join the movement today! Also, lots of reminders, including Safety Animation Award, FIRST Choice Round 1, and the Q&A System!