2020 FIRST Robotics Competition Kickoff

Date: Saturday, January 4, 2020

Time: Pre-show starts at 10:00am and Official Kickoff Show is 10:30-11:30 am Eastern Time

Location: Worldwide!

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

Week Zero

Event: Information Coming Soon...

Date: Saturday, February 15, 2020

Location: TBD

For more information, please visit​ (information coming soon).



Initial Event Registration - First Preference Opens

Initial Event Registration - First Preference Opens

Date: Thursday, September 19, 2019 12:00pm (noon) Eastern Time to Thursday, September 26, 2019 12:00pm (noon) Eastern Time

All rookie and veteran teams that have completed the pre-registration process and have two (2) YPP screened coaches/mentors will be able to select events to preference for their first Regional or first District Event for the 2020 FIRST Robotics Competition Season.