Robotics Competition- FIRST Tech Challenge Newport News VA Qualifier at Heritage High School

Saturday, 14 December, 2019


This event is free and open to the public!

High School and Middle School robotics teams from Virginia and Maryland compete to win a place at the FIRST Tech Challenge State Championship Sponsored by Capital One at Atlee High School in Mechanicsville on February 22, 2020.

Competitions are fast-paced, fun, full of music and cheering fans.

With FIRST Tech Challenge, middle and high school student teams design, build, and program robots to meet a complex engineering challenge, then compete head-to-head against other teams in a high-tech sporting event. With the guidance of adult coaches and mentors, teams build their robots and develop a playing strategy, which includes forming alliances with other teams. Teams earn awards for robot design, creativity, documentation, community outreach, “gracious professionalism” and competition on the field.

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Heritage High School
5800 Marshall Ave.
Newport News, VA 23605

Event Contact

FIRST Chesapeake

Phone: 8045728454
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