sununu announce

Lead Sponsor


Host Sponsor


Scholarship Sponsors

BAE Systems
Fidelity Investments
Governor Chris Sununu, the University & Community College Systems of NH, and FIRST ® New Hampshire are proud to present The Governor's Cup!
What is The Governor's Cup?

This unique one-day opportunity will provide 2018-2019 FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) teams an off-season competition with an extremely exciting potential reward for the graduating class of 2019 FIRST students.

In keeping with his mission to build New Hampshire's workforce for "not just tomorrow but for five, ten, twenty years", Governor Chris Sununu has worked with the University & Community College Systems of NH to offer FREE TUITION to high school seniors on the winning alliance at The Governor's Cup. 

Come show your NH pride!

About the Competition:
The Governor's Cup will take place on October 13, 2018 at the ALLWell North facility at Plymouth State University.
October 12 - Load-in and inspections open, detailed schedule coming soon.
October 13 - 8am-6pm: Load-in and inspections continue followed by Competition.
No Entrance Fee.
Only open to NH FRC teams.
About the Scholarships:

A free semester for the High School seniors on the winning alliance. There will also be five $2,000 scholarships for High School seniors nominated by their coaches and mentors. (Application)

The scholarships are valid at the following NH State Universities and Colleges:
Granite State College
Great Bay Community College
Keene State College
Lakes Region Community College
Manchester Community College
Nashua Community College
NHTI Concord's Community
Plymouth State University
River Valley Community College
University of New Hampshire at Manchester
University of New Hampshire Main Campus
White Mountains Community College

To be eligible the student must have participated for the full 2017-2018 Competition season and be participating in the 2018-2019 FIRST Robotics Competition season.

Student must go through the regular admission process and be accepted by the State College or University.

The free semester must be used within one year from the date of the competition.

Competition Schedule

Friday, October 12, 2010 (Setup Day)
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Pits Open, Inspections
Saturday, October 13, 2018 (Competition Day)
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Pits Open, Inspections
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM Opening Ceremonies
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM Qualification Matches
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM Alliance Selections
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Lunch
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Final Rounds
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Awards Ceremony
7:00 PM* Pits Close

Activities Schedule

Saturday, October 13, 2018 (Competition Day)
9:30 AM - 2:00 PM
FLL Demos
FTC Demos
College & University Fair
Sponsors Row