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2008 FRC Remote Kickoff at Montgomery High School

The 2008 FRC Remote Kickoff at Montgomery High School, also known as the starting point for the 2008 FRC season, will be taking place Saturday, January 5, 2008. Team 1403, Cougar Robotics, will host approximately 25 teams at Montgomery High School, Teams will be watching a broadcast presentation hosted on NASA TV or as a webcast streamed from the NASA website. Following the webcast, teams will divide and attend several workshops to prepare them for the build season.

Important! All team members attending the kickoff must have a signed FIRST release form.

Venue Address and Website:
Montgomery High School
1016 Route 601
Skillman, NJ 08558

Need directions to the venue? Click here

Parking Information:

Please follow posted signs for parking and the school entrance.

Cancellation in the Event of Inclement Weather:
Please have the main contact for your team emal Tim Leicht a cell phone number in case of emergency or adverse weather conditions. In the event of cancellation, teams may watch the webcast from the NASA FIRST Kick-off website. If your local cable TV system carries NASA TV, you can watch the proceedings from the comfort of your own homes. For more information on Digital NASA TV, please click here.

Event Schedule:


Teams Arrive & Register  

8:00 - 9:15am

Breakfast & Team Networking Commons

9:15 - 9:30am

Gather for Kickoff Presentation Center for Performing Arts (CPA)


Downlink of Kickoff from Manchester, NH

11:00am - 12:00pm

Kit Distribution

Media Center




12:00 - 2:00pm



Breakfast and Lunch:
Donuts, bagels, coffee and tea will be available in the morning.
Lunch details will be provided shortly.

Please supply a list of team members attending workshops no later than January 3rd.We want to be able to accommodate all team members that are interested.

Click here for a brief summary of each workshop. Be sure to check back after kickoff for downloadable presentations and worksheets for use during your build season.

Kit of Parts Distribution: 
Kit distribution will take place between 11:00am and 12:00pm. You are encouraged to bring hand trucks, dollies, or strong young hands to assist getting the kits to your vehicle. There will be 2 plastic crates of approx 80 pounds each and 2 or 3 cardboard boxes.

Team Attendance:

Please click here for a list of confirmed teams for the 2008 FRC Remote Kickoff at Montgomery High School. Email Tim Leicht at [email protected] if you need to change your initial registration.

For more information, please contact Tim Leicht at [email protected].

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