FIRST Robotics Competition


March 27-30, 2024 | Costa Mesa, CA

Orange County Regional – 2024

Orange County Regional – 2024

This year’s Orange County Regional FIRST Robotics Competition, held at the OC Fair & Event Center, was a great success! With 48 teams participating, the weekend went smoothly, despite a messy, rainy final day of competition. Marie Castelo, of longtime regional...

Orange County Regional – 2023

Orange County Regional – 2023

Congratulations to all Teams PLUS all the Mentors, Volunteers, Sponsors, Friends and Family members from all over California, plus Hawaii, Nevada, Arizona, Idaho and England who participated in the FIRST Robotics Competition Orange County Regional from March 9-12,...

Orange County Regional – 2022

Orange County Regional – 2022

Congratulations to the 47 Teams PLUS all the Mentors, Volunteers, Sponsors, Friends and Family members who participated in the Orange County FIRST Robotics Regional Competition from March 9-12, 2022. See your team in action at the event's photo gallery.    TEAMS...

2024 season theme

FIRST IN SHOW presented by Qualcomm

Lights, camera, STEAM! Science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM) inspire big ideas, bold action – and creativity. Our skills make it possible to create art and experiences that bring us together, entertain us, and move us.

During the 2023-2024 FIRST season, FIRST® IN SHOW presented by Qualcomm, we’re shining a spotlight on the role STEM plays in the arts and empowering young people to design and build a world of endless possibilities. The future is a place you will create.

2024 GAME

In CRESCENDO℠ presented by Haas, a new challenge debuting January 6, 2024, FIRST® Robotics Competition teams will use their engineering skills and creative power to entertain and move the world.


Volunteer Opportunities!

Non-Technical and Technical Roles Available

Field Reset, Volunteer and VIP Check-In Assistants, Practice Field Attendant, Replacement Parts, Crowd Control, and more!
  1. Create an account in the FIRST Dashboard – click here to apply.
  2. Click the Volunteer Registration tab & choose ‘Volunteer at an Event’.
  3. Filter events by location/ program and select Orange County Regional.
  4. Choose up to five roles and apply.
  5. Complete your required youth protection background screening (US & Canada).

You will receive an email from your local event coordinator if you are assigned to a volunteer role.

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