NorCal Websites:

NorCal JrFLL Home

NorCal FLL Home

NorCal FTC Home

FRC
Silicon Valley,
Sacramento,
Central Valley


National Websites:
JrFLL, FLL,
FTC, FRC

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Volunteering in NorCal
JrFLL (email),
FLL,
FTC,
FRC (VIMS)

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FIRST Events in Northern California for
2015-2016 season

FIRST Events are free and open to the public - Join in the Fun and Be Inspired!
Let us know if there are any missing FIRST activities in/around Northern California.

Learn more about FIRST

  FLL FTC
FRC
JrFLL is for 6JrFLL to 9 year olds working in teams of up to 6 members FLL for 9 to 14 year olds working in teams of up to 10 members FTC is for 7th to 12th graders working in teams of up to 15 members
FRC is for 9th to 12th graders working in a team of varying size
Managed by FIRST Partner, Playing At Learning Managed by FIRST
        
   

Northern California 2015-2016 season
an estimated 9,500 K-12 youth will participate in FIRST!


125 JrFLL teams, 592 FLL teams, 150 FTC teams
plus, we support (by enabling access for practices, meetings and workshops at The Play Space) for over 120 FRC teams


2015 : Pre-Season, August, September, October, November, December

2016 : January, February, March, April, Post-Season


2015
Program
Event
Tue 5 May
FLL
2015 Season FLL Team Registration opens
Wed 13 May
FTC
2015 Season FTC Team Registration opens
Sat 16 May - Sun 17 May
FTC & FLL
FTCquel & FLL Demos at Bay Area Maker Faire
Sat 11 July
FTC & FLL
FIRST Outreach at Silicon Valley STEAMFest, San Jose
Mon 3 Aug
JrFLL
2015 JrFLL Team Registration opens
Sun 9 Aug
FLL
Playing At Learning Garage Sale - FLL Field Setup Kits
Sat 15 Aug
FLL
FLL Rookie Coach Training in San Jose (FULL)
Tues 25 Aug
FLL
FLL Season Kickoff at Intel Santa Clara and Folsom
 
Sat 12 Sept
FTC
FTC Season Kickoff at Valley Christian HS, San Jose
Sat 19 Sep - Sun 20 Sep
FRC
FRC OffSeason : Chezy Champs at Bellarmine HS, San Jose
Sat 26 Sept
FLL
Rookie FLL Coach Workshop in San Jose
Sun 27 Sept
FLL
Rookie FLL Coach Workshop online virtual webinar
Tue 29 Sept
FLL
Preparing for FLL Tournament online virtual webinar
 
Fri 2 Oct - Sat 3 Oct
FRC
FRC OffSeason : WRRF's CalGames at Lynbrook HS, San Jose
Sat 24 Oct - Sun 25 Oct
FRC
FRC OffSeason : Capital City Classic at Davis Senior HS, Davis
 
Sun 1 Nov
FLL
FLL Invitational Scrimmage at The Play Space
Sun 1 Nov
FTC
FTC Invitational Scrimmage at The Play Space
Sat 7 Nov
FLL
FLL QT at Intel Santa Clara
Sun 8 Nov
FTC
FTC Scrimmage at The Play Space
Sun 8 Nov
FLL
FLL QT at Intel Santa Clara
Sat 14 Nov - Sun 15 Nov
FRC
FRC OffSeason : Madtown Throwdown at Madera HS, Madera
Sat 14 Nov
FLL
5 FLL QTs -
Girl Scouts at NASA Ames Mt View,
Justin-Siena HS Napa,
Intel Folsom,
St. Christopher School San Jose,
The Play Space San Jose
Sun 15 Nov
FLL

5 FLL QTs -
Girl Scouts at NASA Ames Mt View
Intel Folsom,
Holy Family, Citrus Heights,

Grange Middle School Fairfield,
The Play Space San Jose

Sat 21 Nov
FLL

9 FLL QTs -
Google HQ Mt View,
The Nueva School San Mateo,
Saratoga HS Saratoga,

St Anthony ~ Immaculate Conception School San Francisco,
Boys & Girls Clubs of Peninsula East Palo Alto,
Beyer HS Modesto,
Niles Discovery Church Fremont,
Leland HS San Jose,
Hacienda Middle School San Jose

Sun 22 Nov
FTC
FTC QT at Saratoga HS
Sun 22 Nov
FLL
11 FLL QTs -
JCC Los Gatos,
Lowell HS San Francisco,
STEAMkids Belmont,
Pleasant Grove HS Elk Grove (dual event),
Christian Brothers HS, Sacramento,
Prospect Sierra School, El Cerrito,
Santa Teresa HS San Jose,
SCU, Santa Clara,
Santa Clara HS Santa Clara,
Valley Christian HS San Jose
 
Sat 5 Dec
FTC
FTC QT - Sequoia HS, Redwood City
Sun 6 Dec
FTC
FTC QT - Menlo School, Atherton
Sun 13 Dec
FTC
FTC QT - Burlingame HS, Burlingame
Sat 19 Dec
FTC
FTC QT - Mission San Jose HS, Fremont

2016

Sat 9 Jan
FRC
FRC Season Kickoff at SJSU, San Jose,
FRC Season Kickoff at Kennedy HS, Sacramento,
FRC Season Kickoff at Madera HS, Madera
Sun 10 Jan
FTC
FTC QT - Sacramento Adventist Academy, Carmichael
Sat 16 Jan
FLL

FLL Capital Championship at Inderkum HS, Sacramento

Sat 16 Jan
FTC
FTC QT - Berean Christian HS, Walnut Creek
Sat 23 Jan
FTC
FTC QT - Jefferson HS, Daly City
Sun 24 Jan
FTC
FTC QT - Intel, Folsom
Sat 30 Jan
FTC
FTC QT - Forest Lake Christian HS, Auburn
Sun 31 Jan
FLL

FLL Peninsula Championship at Burlingame HS, Burlingame

 
Sat 6 Feb
FTC
FTC QT - Woodcreek HS, Roseville
Sat 13 Feb
FLL

FLL Silicon Valley Championship at Sobrato HS, Morgan Hill

Sun 14 Feb
FLL

Meet & Greet with FIRST Staff

Sat 27 Feb - Sun 28 Feb
FTC
NorCal FTC Regional Championship at Newark Memorial HS, Newark
 
Sat 12 Mar - Sun 13 Mar
FRC
Central Valley FRC Regional at Madera South HS in Madera
Fri 25 Mar - Sat 26 Mar
FRC
Sacramento FRC Regional at UCD in Davis
Thur 24 Mar - Sat 26 Mar
FTC
FTC West Super-Regional Championship at Oakland Convention Center
 
Fri 8 Apr - Sat 9 Apr
FRC
Silicon Valley FRC Regional at SJSU in San Jose
Sat 16 Apr & Sun 17 Apr
JrFLL
Bay Area JrFLL Expo (placeholder)
Wed 27 Apr - Sat 30 Apr
JrFLL, FLL, FTC, FRC
FIRST Championships, FLL World Festival and JrFLL Open Expo in St Louis


Post Season Activities

Sat 14 May - Sun 15 May
FLL
FLL Corporate Challenge "Robotics Hack-a-thon"
Fri 20 May - Sun 22 May
FTC & FLL
FTCquel & FLL Demos at Bay Area Maker Faire
Jun - Aug
FLL
FLL Weekly Summer Camps at The Play Space, San Jose

Last Updated: 01/23/2016 11:47 AM