Tournament Volunteers Now Needed

Recruiting judges and referees for December 3rd & February 4th events. Online and in-person training available.

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STEM Summer camps for young Makers.  Ages 6-15 have fun building your own gadets and games.


FIRST Robotics teams now recruiting for the 2016-2017 season. Students K-12 experience the excitement and inspiration of competitive robotics.


Our media page has video and information about QCRA in the CLT community and how to get in touch!

Support Us

Through the support of corporations, foundations and individuals, QCRA is able to bring cutting edge, competitive summer and out of school learning to Charlotte students.

Check out the Charlotte FIRST® Zone!


10,000 square feet of flex space, home to 6 Charlotte area teams of all ages, and available to all FIRST® Robotics Teams. Here students build, discover and engineer new ways to accomplish tasks.


North Carolina Teams are Looking forward to the FIRST® 2017 Competition Kickoff!


North Carolina Teams are extremely excited to officially kick off the competition season on January 7th! Visit our calendar to learn more, or Contact Us to sign up for kickoff or more details!

FIRST® Zone Events Calendar

Check this calendar frequently for team meetings, workshops, and trainings for all Zone teams throughout the year. Events are added to the calendar at the beginning of the season for competitions and meeting times, but additional workshops or outreach events will be added throughout the year.

Please visit our Outreach page for additional questions.

Hello from QCRA, the hub for FIRST®Robotics in the greater Charlotte area.

Teams now recruiting for fall. Get Involved