FIRST Robotics Competition


presented by Qualcomm

March 21-24, 2024 | La Jolla, CA
UCSD LionTree Arena  | 9730 Hopkins Dr.




San Diego Regional, presented by Qualcomm – 2024

San Diego Regional, presented by Qualcomm – 2024

The 18th Annual San Diego FIRST Robotics Competition presented by Qualcomm from March 21-24, 2024 once again proved to be a show stopper! This year's competition welcomed 51 teams and over 1,500 students from high schools in San Diego, other California cities, Hawaii...

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

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...

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! A Talent Aquisition rep from Qualcomm with be there along with a couple other special guests....

2023 / 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, 2024FIRST® Robotics Competition teams will use their engineering skills and creative power to entertain and move the world.



Volunteers Needed for the San Diego Regional!

March 21-24, 2024

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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