The 2022 FRC Australia Regional will be held at:

    WIN Sports & Entertainment Centres, Wollongong, NSW

March 11-13, 2022
Free Event
Open to the Public
Doors Open 8 am Each Day

LIVE STREAM

Live stream for regional events can be found here.

INFO FOR TEAMS

TEAM LOAD IN
  • Robot Drop Off 
  • TBA Loading Dock
  • Teams are allowed 5 people ONLY during load in.
  • All teams members who are participating in load in MUST be wearing PPE (personal protective equipment) for entry.  This includes safety glasses (including those who wear prescription eye wear) and closed-toe footwear.
Required Forms
Other Resources

VOLUNTEERS
CLICK HERE!


ADMISSION

FREE!!!!!!!   Schools, general public & robot enthusiasts ALL welcome to watch the competition.
Tickets not required.

For those attending the competitions as a spectator (who will not be accessing the "pits" or "playing fields"), Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is not required. Everyone else must comply with the PPE POLICY.

SCHEDULE

March 11 - Team load in, practice matches
March 12 - Opening ceremony, qualification matches
March 13 - Qualification matches (cont.), Finals and Closing ceremony

VENUE

WIN Sports & Entertainment Centres Wollongong


QUESTIONS?

If something's not covered here, please let us know at frc2022 @ firstaustralia.org - we'll be filling out the TBA items as we have details.


ACCOMMODATION

There are many options close to the venue.

  • We're also looking at "As cheap as possible" options (e.g. sleeping bags in scout halls or equivalent)

FOOD

TBA. We are planning an informal social event for the Friday night.

PARKING

PAID parking is available but not guaranteed. Please visit the venue's site for more info: Getting to the Venue | WIN Sports & Entertainment Centres (wsec.com.au). Or check out the public transportation options to avoid parking fees.

PPE POLICY (Person Protective Equipment)

For those attending the competitions as a spectator (who will not be accessing the "pits" or "playing fields") - PPE is not required.

For ANY person entering the "PITS" or "playing field area", PPE MUST BE WORN.  There are no exceptions to this rule.  PPE for the Southern Cross & South Pacific regionals are identified as "safety goggles" & "closed-toe footwear".  All persons must be wearing safety glasses (for those with prescription eye wear, side shields or "over the glasses safety goggles"must be worn at all times) in order to gain access to the pits or playing field areas.  All persons must be wearing closed-toe foot wear in order to gain access to pits and playing fields.  PPE will NOT BE PROVIDED to teams and guests at the venue.  Please be certain that your team and guests have access to PPE at all times prior to entering the event.  Otherwise, the venue/Macquarie University/FIRST staff and volunteers are authorized to refuse entry.     *Please see statement on Risk Assessment to the left hand side of this page.

PUBLIC TRANSPORT

Getting to the Venue | WIN Sports & Entertainment Centres (wsec.com.au)

ROBOT SHIPPING

TBA

ROBOT STORAGE

TBA

VOLUNTEERS

We have plenty of volunteer opportunities - see Volunteer Opportunities

WAITLIST

Due to the uncertainty around international travel, we are not expecting any international teams at this year's Regional. All teams are waitlisted as they register - we have sufficient capacity to handle all of the teams that expressed interest.

 

 

 

 

 

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