October brought with it our 6th, and final, event of our FIRST Steamworks season. It was a long and rewarding year with some exhilarating wins (306-305!!) and tough losses (game of inches). In the end, We are proud to have ended our year on a successful note by bringing home an offseason championship banner for […]
Prototyping While the strategy team continues to decide what needs to be built, we decided to start with some VERY basic prototyping to help everyone start to visualize manipulator, field, and game piece interactions. We’ve found that especially with new members, staring at a white board to discuss how “hard/easy” something is for a Weighted Objective Table,
BEST Robotics – Check In / Inspection So… that happened. Lulz. We show up yesterday evening at ~8:57pm to meet the 9:00pm latest check-in time. Among other things, we cannot find a way to get the robot in position to fit in the 24″ starting cube. Additionally, we had ~4-5 minor items to fix that
The RoboChargers were excited to compete in the inaugural UIL state championship event down in Austin with 40 of the strongest teams in Texas. We were excited to be able to bring our largest crew ever to the event, as summer recruiting brought in new students, excited to learn about FRC. We started the trip
Whelp, that was unexpected… After being “this close” to our first blue banner at the Alamo Regional, Dallas Regional, and then Curie finals this season… we are pretty stoked for our first “light blue” banner courtesy of the entire crew that has turned Texas Robotics Invitational into the polished and widely attended event it is today.
I barely have words to describe the team’s excitement after the Alamo Regional this past weekend… so I’ll use a picture. All of the hard work for this season, the late nights, the strategy deliberations, pushing to build two robots… all worth it. We achieved our season goal of finally qualifying for champs as the