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FTC Buc Days Robotics Rodeo 2022

May 6 - May 7


FIRST RGV and FIRST in Texas is proud to announce the formation of the annual Buc Days Robotics Rodeo presented by Citgo that will be held May 6 – 7, 2022 in Corpus Christi, Texas.

This event is an off season invitational for up to 36 teams from across Texas that were registered for the 2021 – 2022 FIRST Tech Challenge – Freight Frenzy season.

There is no charge to attend this event but registration is required to attend. Cash prizes will be awarded to the winners of this event in the following categories:

Robot Performance:

  • Winning Alliance Captain $3,000
  • Winning Alliance 1st Team Selected $1,500
  • Winning Alliance 2nd Team Selected $1,000
  • Finalist Alliance Captain $1,000
  • Finalist Alliance 1st Team Selected $500
  • Finalist Alliance 2nd Team Selected $250
  • Highest Scoring Alliance – Qualification Matches (#1) $350
  • Highest Scoring Alliance – Qualification Matches (#2) $350

Judged Awards: (onsite)

  • Gracious Professionalism Award $350
  • Team Choice Award $350
  • Spirit Award $350

Schedule of Event:

Arrive / Pit Setup / Robot Inspection: May 6 4:00 – 7:00 pm
Doors Open: May 7 7:30 am
Registration Opens: May 7 8:00 am
Robot Inspection Starts: May 7 8:30 am
Registration Closes:  May 7 8:45 am
Robot Inspection Closes: May 7 9:30 am
Matches Begin: May 7 10:00 am
Lunch Starts: May 7 11:30 am
Lunch Ends: May 7 12:15 pm
Matches Resume: May 7 12:30 pm
Semi-Finals / Finals Start: May 7 2:30 pm
Awards Ceremony: May 7 4:00 pm
Close Out and Exit: May 7 5:00 pm

Registration Opens: January 10, 2022

Event Specifics:

  • Pits: 10’x10′ – Electricity provided (bring your own extension cord) – No canopies
  • Photo Booth provided by FIRST in Texas
  • Lunch for teams (students / coaches) provided by Buc Days Commission
  • Parking passes provided to teams at check-in
  • Special branded give-aways to participants
  • No cutting or grinding of metals indoors. All similar adjustments are to be done outside
  • Spectators welcome
  • FTC-SCORING / FTC-EVENTS systems will be populated May 6th (start of event)
  • The event will be live streamed by FIRST in Texas
  • All attendees must wear assigned wristbands while on the property
  • Your ticket (from this system) is your admission and confirmation to attend
  • All coaches and participants must have a current FIRST in Texas Consent and Release form on file for the 2021 – 2022 season.  CLICK HERE

Event Layout:  CLICK HERE


  • Volunteers must have a valid government issued ID at check-in and all volunteers checked via our RAPTOR system.


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Recommended For
Grades 7-12
Food Provided
Open To The Public
Pit Setup Permitted
COVID Safeguards In Effect
Yes - Masks Optional
LIVE Scoring Link


American Bank Center
1901 N Shoreline Blvd
Corpus Christi, TX 78401 United States