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Transcript of TEAM 5122
September - December
Tasks & Goals
1. Sept. 26, Riverfest
2. Oct. 3, Juniper Ridge Landfill
3. Nov. 21, FLL Event
Attend fall events:
1. Sept. 19, Mainely Spirit (Messalonskee)
2. Oct. 17, Robot Rodeo (Gardiner)
3. Nov. 14, Battle of the Bay (NH)
Develop robotic design and programming skills
Saturday, January 9, 2016
2016 game announced at Univ. of Southern Maine, Portland
Receive kit of parts
Official start of build season
January 9 - February 23
FRC Competition Season
District Events (March 5 - April 2)
Select two district level events during Weeks 1 - 5
Most likely: WPI Week 2 & Lewiston Week 6
New England District Championships
Week 7, April 13-16,
St. Louis, MO
May - September
Battlecry at WPI
Summer Heat (Portland)
There are more in the MA area.
Kiwanis, Rotary, OTES, LMS, YMCA
Volunteer at robotic camps
FRC Season Timeline
Tasks & Goals
Build a competitive robot in 6 weeks.
Meet several times per week after school
Frequent weekend work sessions
IEEE members, Lance Dorian and Casey Clark (OTHS Alumni) fundamental to FRC team formation.
Designed and built Aerial Assist robot in six weeks with the help of several mentors.
Runner-up at first district competition at WPI.
Ranked 25th in New England after second district competition.
Runner-up at New England Championships!
Qualified for World Championship in St. Louis, MO
Attended Battlecry (off-season event)
Connected with the community
Beta testing RoboRio (next year's robot "brains")
Robotics Class at OTHS
Recruiting new team members
Competing in off-season events in the fall
Develop fundraising strategies
Increase the number of mentors
2013-14 Season Review
Opportunities for Mentors & Parents
Develop mechanical, electrical, and computer programming skills with students.
Share experiences about STEM college majors and careers.
Coach students with strategy and presentation skills.
Be a mentor!
Assist with fundraising.
Bring food to team meetings and work sessions.
Attend weekly meetings when available and contribute to the team
Help organize and attend fundraisers
Prioritize time during build season
Try to attend competitions
Consider participating in fall and spring events and community outreach.
Have a fun and positive attitude!!
Team 5122 Student Expectations
Team Website: http://www.team5122.com
Old Town High School
Old Town, ME 04468
What is FRC?
FRC Mission: "Our mission is to inspire young people to be science and technology leaders, by engaging them in exciting mentor-based programs that build science, engineering and technology skills, that inspire innovation, and that foster well-rounded life capabilities including self-confidence, communication, and leadership."
Team 5122 Member Benefits
Have fun learning about robotic design.
Learn to work with a team on an authentic problem.
Numerous scholarship opportunities
More than just robotics (Business planning, video and website development, etc.)
New skills learned every year
Opportunities to mentor younger students
Video of a Aerial Assist Match
The Blue Alliance Website
Upcoming Activities & Events