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  • Apr 8 - 9, 2022

    Doors open at 8:00am; Event runs 8:30am-5:30pm

  • Free

  • Family friendly event with lots to see and do!

FIRST Chesapeake Robotics Championship

Cheer on your favorite robot in exciting alliance matches every 5 minutes! Learn more about starting your own robotics team! Take part in free interactive exhibits for all ages! As part of its celebration of 20+ years of robotics competitions in Virginia, FIRST Chesapeake is bringing its biggest event ever to the Hampton Coliseum.  140 of the best and brightest middle and high school robotics teams from Virginia, Washington, DC, and Maryland will take part in this fast-paced and high energy Championship event. Robots will compete as part of the FIRST Tech Challenge and FIRST Robotics Competition. Be a part of the excitement!

Sponsored by Newport News Shipbuilding. 


COVID-19 GUIDELINES: Hampton Coliseum will adhere to COVID-19 safety guidelines in accordance with the Governor’s Office of Virginia as recommended by the Virginia Department of Health and Center for Diseases Control and Prevention. For the safety of our patrons and employees, we ask you to maintain social distancing while inside and outside of the venue. Facemasks are recommended.  Guidelines subject to change.

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