Enjoy this event from home! FIRST Robotics Canada events are live-streamed to Twitch.

Venue and Parking


The event will held at the David Braley Athletic Centre on campus. The main competition will be held in the Burridge Gym.

A printable map with relevant event locations can be found here.

David Braley Athletic Centre (DBAC)
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, ON
L8S 4E8


Please note there has been a change to the parking at the McMaster event this weekend. After parking go to pit admin to get your parking pass. There will be a one time fee of an $3.00 upon exit of the parking lot. There are no in/out privileges .

Team Load-In

  • Teams May Load-in any time from 2:30pm to 4:30pm on March 31st, with pits opening at 4:30. Click on the link above for the full schedule.
  • Load in will be on a first come first serve basis. Each team MUST bring a maximum 5 team representatives (1 must be an adult) to off load your trailer/car and take items to PIT
  • Pack for quick load/unload – large bins/NO loose items, bring dollies to help you transport your items.
  • CHECK IN with load in crew by the doors, that you have arrived.  You can check in your team at Pit Admin after 4:30 when pits open.  You can set up your pit and get organized.  Once pits open at 4:30, you can work on your robot and get it inspected to prepare to participate in filler matches, once the field is up and running.  They will announce when that happens. 

Volunteer Check-In

When you arrive at the event there will be a Volunteer Check-In Desk for you to meet the Volunteer Coordinator to welcome you and give you supplementary information to the emails you have received from them. You will also receive your Volunteer T-shirt and anything else you need specific to your role. They will give you instructions on where the Volunteer Lounge is located and who you will be reporting to for the event and receive any further training from. Finally, we wanted to inform all our volunteers that masks are mandatory for all attendees at any in-person indoor FIRST Robotics Canada events held in Ontario. You can view our full COVID policy here if you require more information.

Twitch Channels

 McMaster University District Event    
 Apr 1: Day 1Apr 2: Day 2    
Main FeedFIRSTontario1FIRSTcanada www.twitch.tv/FIRSTontario1 
Full Field FeedFIRSTontario2FIRSTontario2 www.twitch.tv/FIRSTontario2