2023 FIRST World Championships

Back in April I volunteered at the FIRST Championship in Houston. 192 FIRST Tech Challenge teams were competing. There were four division and eight playing fields. Add in hundreds of FLL and FRC teams also competing and there were many thousands of kids.

I volunteered as a FIRST Technical Advisor assistant, which meant I was at a one of the fields for the qualifying matches. My role was to help teams at the field get set up and help if possible with any robot issues during match play.

Here the referees are finalizing the match score at the conclusion of a match. It was great having a close up view of the game play. The only drawback being sore feet from standing all day long.