Michigan State Championship

April 12th - 15th, 2017

FRC Season Overview

FRC Rankings

Event Location

Ryder Center

7400 Bay Rd, University Center, MI 48710

Additional FIRST Event Info


Event Timing


Wednesday -- 4:00PM - 9:00PM


Thursday -- 8:00AM - 8:30PM

Friday ----- 8:00AM - 8:30PM

Saturday -- 8:00AM - 6:00PM


Things To Do

Survey to Help Us Plan

Students and Mentors - Survey


Travel (including Transporation, Hotel and Meals)

- Travel costs are not covered by the Team

- Recommend booking a hotel in the

   Birch Run/Frankenmuth area

Student Authorization Forms

To excuse your student from school on Thursday, you must complete the following forms:

Field Trip Consent Form

Private Transportation Authorization Form

Return both forms to Mr. Wellman no later than Tuesday, April 11th


Travel (including Transportation, Hotel and Meals)

- Travel costs including transportation, hotel and meals are not covered by the Robotics Team.

- We are not officially organizing transportation but students/parents are encouraged to carpool.

- Parents not attending need to make arrangements with another parent to chaperone your


- Parents are responsible for hotel reservations and chaperoning their daughter/son.

If you are planning to attend and spend the night, we recommend booking a room in the Birch Run/Frankenmuth area and confirm that you're able to cancel 24-48 hours ahead.


Official Event Schedule

Detailed Event Timing

Wednesday April 12: 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM

- Pits Open for Trailer Unload Only (2:00 PM)

Thursday April 13: 8:00 AM - 8:30 PM

- Practice Matches

- Opening Ceremonies

- Qualification Matches

Friday April 14: 8:00 AM - 8:30 PM

- Opening Ceremonies

- Qualification Matches

- Alliance Selections


Saturday April 15: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

- Opening Ceremonies

- Playoffs

- Awards