TDSB FIRST Fall Fiesta Canadian Off-season Event

FIRST Robotics Canada, in partnership with the Toronto District School Board, is proud to bring the FIRST community our first Off-season FRC event in ten years which will take place from  October 31 – November 1, 2014!  The goal of this event is to provide a fun and exciting opportunity for FRC teams to enjoy an additional play at the 2014 game and to expose new teams to FRC. The event is in partnership with Victoria Park Collegiate Institute in Toronto, Toronto District School Board and FIRST Robotics Canada.




Check out FIRST Fall Fiesta Offseason Event Update #1  and the FIRST Fall Fiesta Offseason Event Update #2 for more info on registered teams and event details and make sure to look at the new lunch and t-shirt order forms below.


Team Information

  • A one day event, with load-in the day before
  • Teams can train new drivers while experiencing the competition environment
  • Awards criteria and details will follow soon
  • Celebrity Matches
  • Free public access
  • Food/Refreshments available on site – team orders in advance (more info to follow)
  • Click here for the FIRST Fall Fiesta t-shirt order from
  • To pre-order lunch for the event, fill in this form

Team Registration – fee $350.00

This event has a capacity of 24 teams.


Teams can register at


Registrations will be received after  4 pm on Thursday September 4, 2014 on a “first come – first serve” based on time stamp on the email.  The timestamp must be later than 4 pm on the above date. Once a team registers by sending an email to the above address, a cheque must be received by FIRST Canada no later than 10 days after submitting the email registration. If a cheque has not been received in the time stated above, then the team will be placed at the end of the registration list.


Teams are asked to provide the following information in their email registration:

  • Lead team contact information
  • Team number
  • Phone number
  • Approximate number planning to attend
  • Scan of $350.00 Cheque sent at time of registration via email


Cheques are to be made payable to FIRST Robotics Canada and mailed (no courier please) to:


FIRST Robotics Canada

PO Box 518, Pickering Main

Pickering, Ontario

L1V 2R7



Event Schedule 

The schedule is tentative and will be finalized as the event draws near.



Friday October 31, 2014

6:00 – 8:00pm:     Robot Drop-off & Registration
Saturday November 1, 2014 

7a.m. Doors Open
8:00 Drivers Meeting
8:20 a.m. Announcements & Anthem
8:30 Qualification Matches
12:30  Lunch
1:15 Celebrity Match & Alliance Selections
2:00 Elimination Matches
4:00 Awards
5:00 Wrap Up & tear down


Event Main Contact:
  John Hobbins, FIRST Robotics Canada, 416-606-6934




Victoria Park Collegiate Institute, 15 Wallingford Rd, Toronto ON M3A 2V1 (416) 395-3310

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