Team 4118, Roaring Riptide, is hosting a kickoff event for the 2016 FIRST Robotics Competition. We look forward to meeting teams from the region and sharing the start of the FRC season!
Is your team interested in attending the event? When your team is registering for the 2016 season through TIMS, select our kickoff event as the location to send your kit of parts.
Registration opens for teams
Engineering Fair begins
Previous FRC events will be played on a projector
Lab tours begin
Lab tours conclude
Welcoming and inspirational speeches
FRC live webcast begins
FRC live webcast ends
Field elements are unveiled
Teams can begin collecting their kit of parts
Lunch for the teams that order it
Rookie quick build and game break down
At the FRC Kickoff event, participating teams will:
- Watch this year’s game animation
- Receive their kit of parts
- Discuss the game with other local teams
- Tour some of the University of Florida’s engineering labs
- Speak with students from UF’s various engineering student organizations
The event will be on the global FRC kickoff date, Saturday, January 9, 2016
08:00 AM – 05:00 PM EDT
University of Florida
1064 Center Dr
Gainesville, FL 32611
Temporary parking is available at the New Engineering Building for loading the kit of parts into your team’s vehicle.
Free parking for the remainder of the event is available at the UF Computer Parking lot.
- Walk South along Gale Lemerand Dr.
- Turn left onto Mowry Dr.
- Center Dr.
- Arrive at the New Engineering Building (1064 Center Dr.)