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FIRST Robotics State Finals at Saginaw Valley State University

Thursday, April 4 - Saturday, April 6, 2024

We at Saginaw Valley State University salute all the FIRST Robotics programs throughout Michigan. We have appreciated the opportunity to host the finals since 2017. We are excited to host the 2024 event in April again on our welcoming suburban campus in Michigan's Great Lakes Bay Region. Below is information to help you enjoy your time visiting the number-one-ranked university campus in Michigan.

 Event Website (FIM State Finals)

  • Event Schedule
  • Webcast links

News & Updates

FIRST Robotics Maps

 Download FIRST Robotics (Enjoying Campus) Map

 Download Load-in / Load-out Map

 Download Venue Map

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 Get Directions to SVSU

Catch the Shuttle - A complimentary shuttle service will be running a continuous loop across campus to help visitors get from point A to B without delay. Avoid the hassle by parking in Lots G3, J or J1 and take the shuttle.


Ryder Center
7400 Bay Road
University Center, MI 48604

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