FIRST TEAM 236 The TechnoTicks "It's in your blood"

St. Louis Itinerary 2017

Techno-Ticks FIRST Robotics Championships 2017

Wednesday April 26 – Sunday April 30

Drury Plaza Hotel at the Arch

2 South 4th Street
St. Louis, MO 63102
(314) 231-3003

Wednesday April 26, 2017

DEPART LOLHS at 3:30 am

SouthWest Airlines Flight 1190

  • departing LaGuardia at 7:25 am
  • arriving in Lambert St. Louis 9:05 am
  • Metrolink transport to downtown St. Louis (~30 min.)

11:30 am                    HOF early load-in at Gate D

11:30am-1pm            HOF pizza lunch w/ Woodie and Dean, Bud Light Lounge

(Mentor get registration packets & wrist bands here. Need wrist strap to go to pits)

1:00-4:00 pm                   Finish loading in at our pit, building the pit (load in for 5 people)

3:30-4:30 pm                   Fields open for measurements

4:00–8:30 pm                   Pits open for work at the Edward O. Jones Dome

5:00 pm                             Driver’s meeting (Tesla stands)

6:00–8:00 pm                   Practice matches

8:45 pm                            Team Dinner at Rosalita’s Cantina, 1235 Washington Ave / (314) 621-2700


Thursday April 27, 2017

6:00 am                            Breakfast buffet at hotel

7:00 am–5:30 pm           Pits open

8:00-8:30 am                   Fields open for sensor calibration

8:30 am–5:00 pm           Qualification matches

6:00 pm–7:30 pm            Welcome Ceremony in Edward O. Jones Dome

7:45 pm                             Team Dinner at Old Spaghetti Factory, 727 N 1st Street / (314) 621-0276


Friday April 28, 2017

6:00 am                            Breakfast Buffet at hotel

7:00 am – 7:00 pm          Pits open

8:00 am – 6:30 pm           Qualifying Matches

Team dinner ( Bailey’s Range 920 Olive St – call on way 314-241-8121, or Gio’s, Caleco’s, or Pi Pizza)


Saturday April 29, 2017

6:00 am                        Breakfast delivered to hotel (Panera)

6:45 am – 3:00 pm     Pits open

7:30 am – 8:30 am     Alliance Selection (Two team reps to floor by 7:15 am. One will pick.)

9:30 – 12:30                Subdivision Playoffs

12:30 – 4:00 pm         Break

4:00 to 8:00 pm          Finals and Closing Celebration

Team Dinner – order pizza at Pizza Pi, 314-588-7600? (610 Washington Ave, across f/ Dome)

Sunday April 30, 2016

Breakfast at airport (Breakfast buffet in hotel starts at 7 am – too late?)

Check out of hotel, leave for airport at ? am

Metrolink transport to Lambert St. Louis Airport (~30 min.)

SouthWest Airlines Flight 5302

  • departing Lambert at 10:00 am
  • arriving at LaGuardia at 1:20 pm
  • Arrive at High School between ~4:00 and 5:00 pm

**** Note: $975 Cost of trip includes transport to/from LaGuardia Airport, hotel, local Metrolink transport, dinner April 26-29, lunch April 26-29 and breakfast April 27-29. Students need to have money for breakfasts and lunches on travel days as well as snacks at the Dome.

Room Assignments:

Bill Derry

Mike Gentry

Norm Bersing

Al Trudeau

Ellen Di Carlo

Diane Dennison

Russ Dushin
Teresa Allan

Sarah Hayward

Heather McGrath

Julia DiMella

Anna Catlett

Rose Cheney

Laura Wayland

Avery Bikerman

Matt Crisp

Cole Dushin

Sam Frankel

Griffin Standish

Ryan Warren

Theodore Wayland

Miles Cutler-Stamm

Ryan Ramella

Reed Spitzer


David Foster

Hayden Hendrick

Sam Fuchs

Gabriel Stephens-Zumbaum