Date:                        Saturday, January 7, 2017
Location:                San Jose State University  (See Campus Map)
Registration:          6:30 – 7:30am (Required to pick up parts) at Morris Dailey Auditorium Lobby
Broadcast:              7:30am at Morris Dailey Auditorium (no food or drinks allowed!!)
Kit Distribution:   Immediately following the video (best guess is about 8:00-8:15am)
.                                 at the Engineering Building courtyard

-It is advisable to arrive on the earlier side. The registration gets long (66 teams).
-We should be completed with kit distribution about 8:45am and gates closed shortly thereafter. There will no further activities after kit distribution. The schedule shown on the FIRST site refers to the kickoff at FIRST headquarters in Manchester, NH,  not at San Jose State.

Please do not bring any food or drinks into the main auditorium or balcony. We are guests of SJSU and want to respect their wishes.

Parking: You may find street parking (read parking restriction signs carefully)
as school is not in session,  or park in the 10th street parking lot.
Parking Permit pay stations on floors 3 and above. (See Campus Map)

**********We will be distributing the kits immediately after the video.**********
The gates will be locked approximately 30 minutes after kit distribution starts.
If you are late, you will have to make arrangements at a later date to pick up your kit at another location at our convenience.


Note: Minors cannot sign for the kit!  Photo ID is required!

REMINDER: Surrogate Kit Pickup Deadline 1/4/17: If a team is unable to pick up its Kit of Parts (KoP) at the Local Kickoff they have selected, an alternate, or “Surrogate” team may be designated to do so. The team must provide FIRST with an authorized Surrogate Kit Pickup letter, signed by the Main or Alternate contact, on school or Sponsor letterhead that follows this template: Surrogate Template

All Surrogate Kit Pickup letters must be received at FIRST no later than  1/4/17.
The surrogate letter should be sent or faxed to:
Team Support/Operations
200 Bedford Street
Manchester, NH 03101
Fax: 603.666.3907

San Jose State Campus Map  with Morris Dailey Auditorium and Engineering Bldg Courtyard

Please email questions to  or call (408) 475-8175