Kick Off Preview





Kickoff ignites the start of the 2020 FIRST® Robotics Competition season, INFINITE RECHARGESM. Teams from around the galaxy will gather online to watch the game reveal and celebrate the upcoming challenges, heart-pounding thrills, and perseverance of the season ahead.


WildStang will meet as a team, Saturday January 4th & 5th at Elk Grove High School to watch the Game Reveal, discuss the games rules, develop our teams strategy and start design designing a winning robot. 

Saturday, January 4th-8:30am-5:00pm: FIRST Robotics 2020 Game Kickoff

Elk Grove High School 
500 West Elk Grove Blvd
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007

  • Doors will be open at 8:00am, with the broadcast starting at 9:00am
  • Students – Be here by 8:30am 
  • Sign in when you arrive! The sign in sheet will be located outside of the theater.
  • We will be in the main theater, located in the middle of the school
  • Enter Door 1 with parking available along the front of the building
  • Lunch is provided by the WildStang Robotics Support Association.

Schedule of the Day

  • 8:30am – Sign in and settle into the theater
  • 8:45am – Welcome Back!
  • 9:00am – 11:30pm – Broadcast begins, with game reveal and game rules to follow
  • 11:30pm – 12:30pm : Lunch in the cafeteria
  • 12:30pm – 5:00pm: Robot Design breakout sessions
  • 5:00pm : End of the Kickoff

Parents, please join your students! This is a great opportunity to learn this years challenge and learn what your child will be doing during Spring Semester/Build Season.

There will be a parent social following the game reveal in the Foyer Conference Room, hosted by the WildStang Robotics Support Association

Sunday, January 5th-12:00pm-5:00pm: Robot Design Continuation

Elk Grove High School 
500 West Elk Grove Blvd
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007

  • Doors will open at 12:00pm
  • Lunch is not included on this day: please plan accordingly
  • January 5th is an optional day. However, we always encourage students to participate
  • During this time, our team focuses on the objectives that we want to accomplish and discussion various robot designs that can accomplish these goals.