Tag Archive: build

Feb 25

Build Week 6 and Ship Date

As the 2012 build season came to a close, our team reached several milestones and finished strong. Last Saturday,our team had our 2012 robot driving on our test carpet. This allowed the drive team to practice with the robot and also gave us a chance to discover any problems. Our team spent Sunday, Monday, and …

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Feb 18

2012 Drive Team Tryout Results

On Friday night, Team 501 held tryouts for the 2012 robot drive team. A carpet was laid on the floor to simulate a surface that is similar to the actual FIRST field. The carpet featured a “penalty zone” and several objects that the students had to lightly come in contact with. This helped drivers learn …

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Feb 12

Build Weeks 3, 4, and 5

As build season winds down, Team 501 is hard at work completing our robot. Over the last two weeks, the main chassis continued to make great progress as well as the test robot. During Week 3, basic driving tryouts were held using our test robot. Students were challenged to navigate our test robot around an …

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Feb 06

Build Weeks 1 and 2

After kickoff everything becomes crazy and everyone is constantly running around with their heads cut off.   The team has held many brain storming sessions and had an awesome rules reading party.  There have also been various other meetings to starting thinking about how we are going to get the robot to other competitions and how …

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