Events

Robo Rodeo Sep 14-16, 2018

Come visit the Tennessee Valley Fair as they are the host for the 2nd annual Robo Rodeo. Please click here to get more details!!

Smoky Mountains Regional

Congrats to the 2018 Winning Alliance!

The 2018 Smoky Mountains Regional came to a close with the winning alliance consisting of Team 2614 – MARS (alliance captain), Team 4265 – Secret City Wildbots, and Team 4306 – RoboKomodos. It was a great weekend! Thanks to all who participated and volunteered.

See all the awards at https://frc-events.firstinspires.org/2018/TNKN/awards.

Planning for 2019

March 28 – March 30, 2019

Housing:

https://mmxreservations.com/fer/visitknoxville?pageCode=2019FIRST

Location:

Thompson-Boling Arena – University of Tennessee
1600 Phillip Fulmer Way #202
Knoxville, TN 37996
Phone: 865-974-0953

Directions:

From East of Knoxville:
I-40 West towards Knoxville
Take Exit #388A James White Parkway
As you exit, get into right lane before merging onto James White Parkway.
Once on the Parkway, follow signs for Neyland Drive / Univ. of Tenn. BEWARE: James White Parkway goes to the left, Neyland goes ahead. Stay on Neyland.
Appx 1/2 mile ahead on the right is Neyland Football Stadium and a large Parking Garage. Thompson-Boling Arena is just after the parking garage

From Northeast of Knoxville:
I-81 South I-40 West towards Knoxville
Take Exit #388A James White Parkway
As you exit, get into right lane before merging onto James White Parkway.
Once on the Parkway, follow signs for Neyland Drive / Univ. of Tenn. BEWARE: James White Parkway goes to the left, Neyland goes ahead. Stay on Neyland.
Appx 1/2 mile ahead on the right is Neyland Football Stadium and a large Parking Garage. Thompson-Boling Arena is just after the parking garage.

From North of Knoxville:
I-75 South to I-275 South towards Knoxville
I-275 to I-40 East (towards Asheville)
Take Exit #388A James White Parkway
As you exit, follow sign for James White Parkway (left lane as you exit)
Once on the Parkway, follow signs for Neyland Drive / Univ. of Tenn. BEWARE: James White Parkway goes to the left, Neyland goes ahead. Stay on Neyland.
Appx 1/2 mile ahead on the right is Neyland Football Stadium and a large Parking Garage. Thompson-Boling Arena is just after the parking garage.

From South of Knoxville:

I-75 North to I-40 East towards Knoxville
Take exit #386B, Rt 129 / Alcoa Highway / Airport
Once on Alcoa Highway, get into second from right lane (far right lane exits to Kingston Pike)
Take Neyland Drive Exit
Turn Left onto Neyland Drive
Stay on Neyland Drive for appx 1 1/2 miles (third traffic light). Arena is ahead on the left (next to Pratt Pavilion basketball practice facility).

From West of Knoxville:

I-40 East towards Knoxville
Take exit #386B, Rt 129 / Alcoa Highway / Airport
Once on Alcoa Highway, get into second from right lane (far right lane exits to Kingston Pike)
Take Neyland Drive Exit
Turn Left onto Neyland Drive
Stay on Neyland Drive for appx 1 1/2 miles (third traffic light). Arena is ahead on the left (next to Pratt Pavilion basketball practice facility).

Information about the Great Smoky Mountains

http://www.nps.gov/grsm/index.htm

 

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