Secret City Invitational FRC competition

In conjunction with the Secret City Festival, we’re proud to host the Second  Annual Secret City Invitational for FIRST Robotics and FIRST Technical Challenge teams!


Competitions will be held during on Saturday, with evening entertainment across the street at the Secret City Festival — including headline concerts, a variety of performances, art show, games, and concessions.  There were opportunities to interact with local companies at the forefront of innovation in science and technology, including Oak Ridge National Laboratory and much, much more.

Teams and advisors are eligible for discounted tickets to Friday night’s concert, featuring Loverboy.  The winning alliances will receive complementary tickets and on-stage recognition Saturday night, with headline band 38 Special.


Lodging for Secret City Invitational

The following area hotels have offered discounted rates for participating teams.  Please note that you’re with Secret City Invitational for the discount:

Holiday Inn Express  865-298-1990   $84/night standard room

Staybridge Suites  865-298-0050  $89/night standard suite



The Secret City Invitational is an off-season FIRST Robotics and FIRST Technical Challenge competition, hosted by FRC4265 and other area teams.  For more information on FIRST, visit


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The Secret City Invitational will be a great place to hone your skills, watch an exciting event, and enjoy plenty of entertainment in the off hours just across the street!  Make plans now to spend the weekend of June 7-9 in Oak Ridge!


Contact Lisa Buckner at 865-207-7036 with questions.