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About Beach Blitz

Founded in 2016, Beach Blitz is Southern California's premiere FIRST® Robotics Competition offseason event. At Beach Blitz, the team experience always comes first. That means:

  • More matches per team
  • Educational opportunities
  • Reasonable registration fees
  • High production quality

We also love our volunteers! That means:

  • No age requirements
  • Opportunity to understudy new roles
  • Training at the event for all positions
  • A free t-shirt, because we know that's why you're really here
  • Capistrano Valley HSMission Viejo, CA
  • Nov. 3 - Nov. 5, 2023Fri Load In/Sat-Sun Competition


To get the discounted rates you must use the booking code/link below.
Limited space is available at discounted rates. Book early and check back often for updates!

Hampton Inn & Suites Mission Viejo

Discounted rate of $159/night for two queen beds or a king + sofa bed

Free breakfast | 0.6 mi | Free parking

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2023 merch is coming soon -- check back often!

Once preorders are live for 2023, items will be available for pick up at the event only. Limited quantities and sizes may be avalibile at the event, but preorders are strongly recommended. Visit our online store at beachblitz.square.site.

2022 Beach Blitz Shirt

2022 Beach Blitz Shirt


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Beach Blitz Hat

Beach Blitz Hat


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2022 Food (2023 info coming soon)

Support our events by buying on-site! Food truck options are convenient, affordable, and delicious! Check them out in the FRC parking lot by the staircase.

All vendors open for lunch starting at 11:00am on Saturday and Sunday. Select vendors open earlier for coffee, later for dinner, and on Friday. A concessions table is also available for snack and drinks. Vendors subject to change.

Health and Safety

Beach Blitz is committed to providing a safe and welcoming event for all participants. Please be kind, courteous, and respectful of all attendees. While we do not anticipate any public health percautions being necessary for the 2023 event, Beach Blitz, the Orange County Robotics Alliance, FIRST, and our venue all reserve the right to impose health safety measures at our own discretion at any time. If you encounter any unwelcome behavior at the event, please notify a committee member as soon as possible.

Looking for last year's Covid Protocols? Click here.



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Latest News

Orange County Robotics Alliance announces continued district support and venue partnership with Capistrano Unified School District

MISSION VIEJO, CA — The Orange County Robotics Alliance (OCRA) recently announced the return of its flagship robotics competitions, Beach Blitz presented by the Gene Haas Foundation and Bots at the Beach, to the Capistrano...

Oct 12, 2022

Orange County Robotics Alliance announces Gene Haas Foundation as Presenting Sponsor for Beach Blitz 2022, expands competition

MISSION VIEJO, CA — The Orange County Robotics Alliance (OCRA) today announced the Gene Haas Foundation as...

Aug 27, 2022