October 3, 2018


Thank you for considering to volunteer for the First Lego League & First Tech Challenge Qualifying Tournaments.

Volunteers make up 99% of the FIRST® workforce.  FIRST volunteers make a difference in the lives of young people, helping them to discover the real-world value in science and technology.

NorCal FLL/FTC serve teams across all of Northern California.

We are proud to serve our community by volunteering to host an FLL qualifier in Fremont and one FTC Qualifier in San Jose.

FTC Tacobots is hosting the following qualifying tournaments this season.

  • FLL QT At Mission San Jose Elementary, Fremont on Saturday , 11/16/2019
  • FTC QT in San Jose on Sunday,  1/26/2020

In order to volunteer

Adults  :

    • Create a login on the Verified Volunteers site
    • Initiate the background screening. You can initiate this screening by applying for a specific volunteer role at a listed event and following the prompts to go to Verified Volunteers

You do not need to provide your Taxpayer ID (SSN) or pay anything

    • Accept the Youth Protection policy and accept the Consent form (electronically or paper form)

 High school :

    • Create a login on the Verified Volunteers site
    • You need not initiate background screening but you do need to create a login at FIRST . We do sign off Community Service Volunteer hours for high school students.


  • To register to volunteer at MSJE  on Sunday 11/16, please create an account and request assignment:


  • To register to volunteer at the FTC Tournament on 1/26/2020, please


Please do not hesitate to contact volunteer@tacobots.org or call 510-579-1976 if you have any questions.

The website and forms may be a bit confusing but please do not let that deter you from volunteering. Get in touch with us and we will gladly guide you through the process.

If you are unsure how to volunteer or for what role, just ask us!

Once again, thank you for volunteering for the community.

Useful Links

Step by step guide for registering: https://www.norcalfll.org/volunteer/

What Volunteer Roles are available at a Qualifying Tournament: http://www.playingatlearning.org/fll-volunteer/