Tag: FRC

Live from BattleCry 14

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Live from Boston Regional!

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Programming 2013

This year, we started programming right after kickoff. Our team had a fairly large programming team consisting of the following people: Matt Arroyo, Dale Keith, Sam Lewin, Liz Maurais, Cody Paquette, and Jacob Tilton. While waiting for the CADD model and the prototype, we began lessons in Java and object oriented programming, led by our …

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River Rage 16 Live Blog

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Upcoming Events

Despite the 2012 competition season coming to an end, students on Team 501 know that an FRC season never really ends. We have planned to attend several upcoming local competitions. This year, our team plans to attend the 13th annual BattleCry Robotics Competition at WPI (Worcester Polytechnic Institute). The event will take place on May …

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Granite State Regional Live Blog

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Welcome to our live blog for the 2012 Granite State Regional! Blogging will start on Friday, March 1st 2012. Click here to follow the action!

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Build Week 6 and Ship Date

2012 Robot - Hot Shot

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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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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Build Weeks 1 and 2

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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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FIRST Team 501 in the Union Leader!

FIRST Team 501 Members at SNHU looking at the hoop for the 2012 game.

FIRST Team 501 made it into the New Hampshire News section of the Union Leader, for the 2012 FRC kickoff. Our group who was at Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU), which inculded a few mentors and four students. Their picture is of them looking at the goals for this year’s game Rebound Rumble.  The picture …

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