Category Archives: FIRST Robotics

Kickoff: T-Minus 1 Day

Only one day to go: Tomorrow at this time I’ll be in the AV Room at school with upwards of 30 students and mentors watching the Kick-Off broadcast of the 2010 FIRST Robotics Competition. And thus will begin the 45 … Continue reading

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Why don’t some people “get it” ?

So, okay, I mentioned before that this past weekend the FIRST Robotics team that I run had an outstanding FIRST LEGO League tournament at our school. It was everything you could ever hope for: the veteran members and adults helped … Continue reading

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Murphy aside, another good day

Today, Team 811 pulled off yet another outstanding FLL tournament. This was our sixth year of running Cardinal Chaos (as we call it), where we open the BG gymnasium up for a dozen or so middle- and junior high-school FIRST … Continue reading

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And in other news …

Tomorrow morning, at the BG Gymnasium, (FIRST Robotics) Team 811 will be hosting the 6th annual Cardinal Chaos FIRST LEGO League competition. A bunch of local middle- and junior high schools will be bringing their LEGO-based robots to our school … Continue reading

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FIRST Championship in Atlanta

Oh, what fun it was!   As I mentioned the other day, the FIRST Robotics Championship Competition was this weekend in Atlanta, GA (USA). About 350 teams gathered from (alphabetically) Brazil, Canada, Israel, Mexico, Puerto Rico, and the United States … Continue reading

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FIRST in Atlanta

This week the FIRST Robotics Championship Competition takes place in Atlanta. My school’s team, Bishop Guertin’s Team 811, will be competing with and against over 300 other teams from around the US and around the world. Should be a blast.   … Continue reading

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