Category Archives: Events

This Week: A Recap

In preparation for the Super Regional, we’ve started the crunch time early (so maybe we won’t be sleep deprived by the time the tournament comes)! On Thursday, we met to refine our autonomous program. Our previous mode involved rolling off … Continue reading

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Empire NY Regional Championship

“Science isn’t in a vacuum, it has value” -Dr. Iris Pagan, Opening Ceremonies Yesterday we kicked off the championship season at the Empire NY Championship at Pace University’s Pleasantville campus. We had a tremendous showing! With great partners, we were … Continue reading

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Lower Hudson Qualifying Tournament

Yesterday we went to compete at the Lower Hudson Qualifying Tournament hosted by team 9094 EDISON Robots at Yonkers Riverside High School. We had a great day of competition, coming out of qualifying matches with a record of 2 loss, 2 … Continue reading

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Bionic Brouhaha II: The Second One Recap

After a long time of preparing, yesterday, January 10th, brought us the Bionic Brouhaha II: The Second One Mid Hudson Qualifying Tournament for the Empire NY Region. We could not have asked for a better tournament event! 21 teams from the Empire, … Continue reading

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Bionic Brouhaha II: The Second One

We’ll be hosting the 2014-2015 Empire NY FTC Mid-Hudson Qualifying Tournament on Saturday, January 10 at Kennedy Catholic High School in Somers, NY. The Bionic Brouhaha is the third of five qualifying tournaments for the Empire NY FTC Region (formerly known as the … Continue reading

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Sharkflake Qualifier

Yesterday, December 20th, five of us went down to John Dewey High School to compete in a qualifier for the NYC/LI Region. The day was rather hectic as it got off to a late start and some teams didn’t come, … Continue reading

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Festival of Trees Day 2

Today concluded our two day demo at the Ann’s Place Festival of Trees. We had a great day, and we were named an Honorable Mention in the robotics competition, with a total of 192 votes. We were better prepared for the knock … Continue reading

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Robo-CATastrophe IV

This past week we prepared INTENSELY for the Robo-CATastrophe Qualifier in NJ. We essentially took our robot from not moving to competition ready in a matter of a few days. So before we get into today’s event, let’s meet our robot, PT-109! … Continue reading

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FIRST WIST Reflection

Today, one Bionic Gael (conveniently the social media leader) went to the FIRST Women in Science & Technology Forum at FIRST Place. I had an amazing time; in front of me were all of these women who had either made … Continue reading

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Cascade Effect

Happy Kickoff Day! Today we went to the Empire Region (the shmancy new name for the Hudson Valley) Kickoff Event at Pace University. We spoke about the changes in the Game Manual Part 1 from the Block Party! season to … Continue reading

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