Monthly Archives: February 2014

2014 Hudson Valley FLL Championship

Yesterday, we went and demoed FTC at the Hudson Valley FLL Championship with the Techno Chix, team 18. We’ve done this demo for 3 years, and it never gets old! This year, we got a lot of interest in the … Continue reading

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Hudson Valley Regional Championship

On February 16th, we competed at the Hudson Valley Championship at Pace University. As you can see from our tweets, we had a fairly tough day. Match after match it seemed something went wrong! Our own robot, Scraps, played fairly well. We … Continue reading

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February 7-9

T-minus 6 days until the Hudson Valley Championship, and operation rebuild is going great! Rebuilt! The dawn of "Scraps". #omgFTC #omgFIRST pic.twitter.com/LlS7ySSbcr — Bionic Gaels FTC5602 (@BionicGaels) February 8, 2014 We’ve named our new ‘bot Scraps, and she’s nearly complete! … Continue reading

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February 1-2

This past weekend, we decided to completely disassemble our current robot, Jack the Gripper. With it’s straight-line drive and ability only to pick up one block, it was nowhere near as efficient as we need it to be. Although we … Continue reading

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The Bionic Brouhaha

Last Saturday was our Bionic Brouhaha, the NY FTC Mid Hudson Valley Qualifier. The day ran successfully, and we received many compliments about it. For our opening ceremonies, our guest speakers were President Vaillancourt (right below) and NY State Senator … Continue reading

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