Kickoff 2022

Join us for the
2022 FIRST Kick-off & Workshops
Saturday, January 8, 2022

Full Sail University

Exploding Bacon and Gra-V Robotics official FIRST kickoff
Register at for the

3300 University Blvd, Winter Park, FL 32792


Teams are invited to join us for workshops, Full Sail TechFest interactive displays & Tours, kick-off, and kit distribution. Kickoff workshops will focus on how you can get competition ready with general FIRST Robotics Competition topics.


9:30 Teams arrive
(Tech fest and tours will be open from 9:30 – 11:25)
9:45 – 10:00 Welcome and announcements
10:10 – 10:45 Session 1 workshops:
Room 1: Awards Overview
Room 2: Strategic Design/Time Management
Room 3: Mechanical
Room 4: Diving into the FMS
10:50 – 11:25 Session 2 workshops:
Room 1: PIGTalk – Successful Outreaches
Room 2: Competitions 101
Room 3: Fluid Power Society – Pneumatics
Room 4: FRC Electrical for beginners
11:25 Workshops, tours and tech fest booths end
11:30 -1:00 Kickoff broadcast
1:00 Kit distribution
2:00 End of day

There will also be a Day 2 Strategy and Building opportunity with Gra-V Team 5816 on Sunday, Jan. 9 at their buildspace. More information to come.

Transportation drives us forward, impacting economies around the world and making us all more globally interconnected. In our 2021-2022 robotics season, FIRST  FORWARD presented by Qualcomm, our teams have the power to reimagine a path forward and invent the future of transportation.