Welcome to the 2018 FIRST Robotics Challenge Kick-off hosted by Texas Instruments 

Texas Instruments is excited to be hosting the 2018 Dallas FRC Kick-off. Please make sure you have completed the following so we can make sure this event is as fun and successful as possible.

All individuals that attend this event must be registered in TI's visitor system prior in advance. Your team's main contact person will receive a form requesting information on the individuals from your team will be attending. You MUST complete and return this information by Dec 30, 2017 to ensure your team isn't delayed entrance to the kick-off.

Unregistered individuals will NOT be able to enter TI's campus.

Adults attending this event will need to bring a photo ID.

Please consider bringing a dolly to help transport your kit from the building to your vehicle.

TI is a closed campus so please read the instructions below carefully.


12500 TI Blvd., Dallas, TX 75243

Entrance & Parking:

Please enter in the Gate 1 entrance located on Forest Lane. There will be security waiting to allow you entrance to use and where to park.

    Buses may have different instructions upon arrival.

    Please instruct the driver to follow any security guard directions.


    Schedule: Detailed schedules will be provided to all teams at the event. The following schedule is for general reference/planning.


    Game breakdown - Back by popular demand, veteran mentors speed-read the manual and provide first thoughts on game strategy

    2018 Programming Software Hands-On Installation - Bring your programming laptop and get help updating it to the 2018 programming environment

    FRC Programming - Topics TBD