Monthly Archives: September 2012

Sunday Build Day

Today 10 members met for a weekend build session. The new members finished two modified Rangers for future use. Creo and RobotC were installed on multiple computers so a lot more members can have access to these tools.  

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A new sponsor!

We’re pleased to announce that we’ve been selected to receive a 2012-2013 PTC/FTC Grant. We’re very excited to see how the tools PTC donates to FTC teams (Creo, Mathcad, and Windchill) will help improve our design process this season. Thanks … Continue reading

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Ranger and Prototyping

Today we had our weekly after school meeting. 4 old members and 6 rookies attended. It was a bit of madness with everyone running around learning. The old members talked about drive trains and the rookies continued working on Ranger. … Continue reading

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Online Meeting

Today the team tried our first online meeting. 3 old members and 2 new members talked over Skype and used FlockDraw and MeetingBurner to share our ideas. We found this to be very efficient, and we hope to add a … Continue reading

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Kickoff at Pace University

Yesterday, September 21th, 4 members went to the FTC Ring It Up! Kickoff at Pace University. We came early and helped set up the field. It helped us get a hands-on look since we don’t have all of our field … Continue reading

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Farewell, Anakin Skyroller

Today the 6 members met to take apart our beloved Anakin Skyroller after Club Day. We will miss him much, but it is time to move on to the next challenge. In addition, 2 prospective members came and started building … Continue reading

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Club Day

Today our school had Club Day, where all the clubs set up booths during the lunch periods. We had quite the impressive display with a video playing and a mini field set up with Anakin Skyroller. We got many sign-ups … Continue reading

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First Meeting

All six members attended our first meeting, yesterday September 13th. We talked about robot ideas and played matches of the game to see where the best places to put rings were.  

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Ring It Up! Kickoff

Today 5 members held the first meeting to watch the kickoff of this year’s game, Ring It Up!. Here is the official video in case you have not seen it:  We talked about our strategies: what to do for autonomous programming, how … Continue reading

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