The Silicon Valley Regional FRC Event will be held  at the San Jose State University Event Center.

The 2018 FIRST Robotics Silicon Valley Regional will be held in week 6 of the competition (March 28th through 31st) at the San Jose State Event Center. Thank you to our generous sponsors from industry and the community for helping make the event possible. Sixty teams from China, Turkey, Texas and California will drive their robots in this year’s competition.

The tentative schedule is below.  While mostly solid, there may be some changes as we get closer to the event. Please check back.

Schedule for Wednesday, March 28, 2018

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm 5 members of the team may drop off robot in pit area.  No robot may be unsealed or work done.Click here to download instructions for robot drop-off.
Click here to download the  robot inspection overview.

Schedule for Thursday, March 29, 2018

7:45 am 5 members of the team may enter with the robot early to drop it off at the pit
8:30 am Pits, Machine Shop, Registration, and Inspection open for all teams and team members
9:00 am – 11:00 pm Driver’s Meeting, Field open for Measurement and Calibration
11:00 am – 12:00 pm Lunch
12:00 pm – 6:30 pm Practice Rounds
8:00 pm Pits and Machine Shop Close

Schedule for Friday, March 30, 2018

8:00 am
Pits and Machine Shop Open
8:30 am – 9:00 am
Opening Ceremonies
9:00 am -12:00 pm
Qualification Matches
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Lunch
1:00 pm – 5:45 pm
Qualification Matches
5:45 pm – 6:30 pm
Awards Ceremony
7:00 pm**
Pits and Machine Shop Close

Schedule for Saturday, March 31, 2018

8:00 am
Pits and Machine Shop Open
8:30 am – 9:00 am
Opening Ceremonies
9:00 am -12:15 pm
Qualification Matches
12:15 pm – 12:30 pm
Alliance Selections
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Lunch
1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Final Rounds
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Awards Ceremony
6:30 pm
Pits Close

**Schedule subject to change. All times are estimated based on flow of rounds. See Pit Administration table for updated times.