FIRST Robotics Competition


presented by Qualcomm

March 23-26, 2023 | La Jolla, CA
UCSD LionTree Arena  | 9730 Hopkins Dr.




San Diego Regional – 2023

San Diego Regional – 2023

The 17th Annual San Diego FIRST Robotics Competition presented by Qualcomm, held March 23-26, 2023, was another great success!  The event featured 50 teams and 1,500+ students from local San Diego high schools plus through other California cities, Switzerland, Turkey...

San Diego Regional presented by Qualcomm – 2022

San Diego Regional presented by Qualcomm – 2022

Congratulations to the 54 Teams PLUS all the Mentors, Volunteers, Sponsors, Friends and Family members who participated in the San Diego FIRST Robotics Regional Competition presented by Qualcomm from March 17-20, 2022. In addition to the excitement of of competition...

Special Events at the Regional

Alumni Mixer at San Diego Regional

Alumni Mixer at San Diego Regional

FIRST Alumni and FIRST Seniors Come on down for sweet treats, a FIRST California alumni sticker and a chance to hang out with fellow FIRST alumni and soon-to-be alumni! DATE: Saturday, March 25th TIME: 12:15pm - 1:00pm LOCATION: Next to the field * Please do not use...

Mentor Breakfast at San Diego Regional

Mentor Breakfast at San Diego Regional

Mentor Breakfast FIRST could not exist without our mentors, and we value all the ways you show up and support our teams throughout the year. As a token of our appreciation, we invite you to start practice day off on a good foot with some fresh donuts and coffee! Stop...

Women in STEM at San Diego Regional

Women in STEM at San Diego Regional

Are you curious about what a career in STEM fields can look like for you? Do you want to connect with successful women in your field and learn about their experiences and paths to success? Then you won't want to miss our "Women in STEM" event, exclusively for team...

2022 / 2023 Season THEME

FIRST ENERGIZE presented by Qualcomm

This is the moment to get energized to innovate. From the machines that move us to the food that sustains us to the wireless technologies that connect us, energy plays an essential role in keeping our world running. During our 2022-2023 robotics season, FIRST® ENERGIZE presented by Qualcomm, our teams will reimagine the future of sustainable energy and power their ideas forward. Innovation can’t wait.

2023 Game

In CHARGED UPSM presented by Haas, FIRST® Robotics Competition teams are inspired to see the potential of energy storage in a new light as they compete to charge up their communities.



Volunteers Needed for the San Diego Regional!

March 23-26, 2023

Help us inspire students to be our next generation of innovators, scientists, and technicians by enabling them to experience the excitement of math, science, and engineering through an intense robotics competition. 

Our competition events are volunteer driven, and take roughly 90 volunteers to make it happen for our students.

Non-Technical and Technical Roles Available.
Volunteer roles to fit all levels of experience and skills!


Field Repair/Reset, Team Queuing, Safety Attendant, Practice Field Attendant, Robot Inspector, Webcast Operator.

Please apply ASAP. We strongly prefer volunteers available for full days.

san diego FIRST Robotics volunteers

  1. Create a FIRST account at: >> Register (upper right corner)
    1. From Dashboard, select “Volunteer Registration” >> “Event Volunteering
    2. Select Program – FRC
    3. Select Country – United States, and State – California, and “Apply Filters
    4. Select Event – San Diego Regional presented by Qualcomm
    5. Apply to Volunteer for a role!

You will receive confirmation and further communication from our San Diego Regional Volunteer Coordinator.

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