Week 1 – February 28 to March 2, 2024
The Greater Pittsburgh Regional is a 48-team event.
Regular bi-weekly Coach/Mentor meetings will be held beginning Tuesday, January 16, 2024, 7:00 p.m., Eastern time to answer questions about the event and discuss topics that are relevant to this year’s game. These meetings will not be recorded, are not mandatory, and all are welcome to attend. Meeting invites will be sent to the Main and Alternate Mentors of participating teams.
Please contact the Regional Director if you would like to be included in the bi-weekly meetings and other emails throughout the season.
|Location:||David L. Lawrence Convention Center|
1000 Fort Duquesne Blvd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 USA
David L. Lawrence Convention Center
|Lodging Information:||Room blocks with reasonable lodging rates will be posted once they are available. Teams and volunteers will be notified of lodging availability at that time. Many other hotel accommodations are available nearby and may be found through an online search.|
|Handbook for Teams and Volunteers:||2023 Greater Pittsburgh Regional Team and Volunteer Handbook – 23-0403a|
The Handbook answers many questions that teams may have about the event such as parking, safety, meal options etc. The Handbook will be revised throughout the season.
The 2024 handbook will be coming soon.
|Pre-order lunch menus will be posted once available. |
Other lunch options may be found in the handbook.
|Event Schedule:||Please see the Team Handbook for the Event Schedule. Schedule is subject to change.|
|Volunteer:||Volunteering at the Greater Pittsburgh Regional is a great way to get to know the details of the FIRST Robotics Competition. Simply follow the prompts on your firstinspires.org dashboard and register. Many positions are available for those who may be arriving with a team Thursday morning. While we ask volunteers to be available for Thursday, Friday, and Saturday and Judges to be available Friday and Saturday. Day positions are also available. When registering, please specify the day(s) you are available, or add a note to the comment section specifying that you would like to participate for only one day, but have no preference of which day. Come and join the fun.|
|The Greater Pittsburgh Regional Program Book:|
The 2024 Greater Pittsburgh Regional program book will be published once available!
2023 Program Book Direct link
2023 Program Book Print File
|Communication||For more information, please contact Daphne Frownfelter, Regional Director, Pennsylvania, Chief State Advocate, FIRST, at (610) 401-4310 or firstname.lastname@example.org.|
Volunteer questions? Please email email@example.com.