F.I.R.S.T. Robotics Team STEMpunk #4531!
Monday December 22nd at 8pm - FRC TOP 25 will be revealing a game hint on their webcast and have some fun planned with a few special guests!
Team Meeting December 29th - We will be meeting at Mishicot High School @ 5:30pm to finish up Shop Training to students can use the power tools and also touch on what to expect at kickoff!
Season Kickoff January 3rd @ Valders High School 9am - Everyone needs to attend, we will be watching the NASA broadcast with this years challenge and deciding on our gameplay strategy / brainstorming. There will be a potluck lunch - I'll be sending an email letting everyone know what to bring!
Training at Marquette University
For those signed up for the Marquette University FIRST Robotics Training, the bus will be leaving from Valders High School at 7am sharp on December 13th. Please arrive 10 minutes early. If you havene't already paid, remember your $10 plus a bagged lunch or money for lunch in their food court.
FLL Regional @ Lakeshore Technical College
Saturday and Sunday November 15 & 16th 8am - 5pm
Join us at Lakeshore Technical College in Cleveland for the the Lakeshore FLL Regional. This event is FREE to the public and you can check out all 3 levels of FIRST Robotics - including full demo's by FTC and FRC Teams from around the state. We hope to see you all there!
MANDATORY SIGNUP MEETING!!
Tuesday November 4th 6pm - 7pm
The 2015 Season Signup Meeting is Tuesday November 4th in the Mishicot High School Library. If you or a friend are at all interested in participating for the 2015 season you must attend the meeting with a parent or guardian! Please plan ahead - the only alternate meeting is the day before at Valders High School - entrance 'Q' on Monday November 3rd at 6:30pm.
FIRST ROBOTICS SEMINARS & TRAINING
@ Marquette University Saturday December 13th
This is highly recommended for both rookie and veteran members. Let Nathan know what classes you are interested in taking. The team will be carpooling to Milwaukee and back! More details and class listing/descriptions is here.
Shop Safety Training
Training to be able to use the shop equipment will take place Tuesday October 28th from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. This is a good thing to get out of the way before the rush of the build season!
RoboFest a Success!
The team had a great showing in Milwaukee, enjoying the Maker Faire and giving valuable driving and pit experience to new members! Thank you to all who attended!
Gearing up for RoboFest Part 2
Parent Signed Travel Forms
Building Interest in Engineering
Check out this front page story from the Herald Times Reporter of the FLL/FTC kickoff. I can't wait to see the solutions each team comes up with!RoboFest 2014.pdf
Gearing up for ROBO FEST!
We will have a team meeting on Tuesday the 23rd from 6pm - 8pm to prep the robot for compeitition
STEMpunk and Droid Rage will be joining other regional FRC Teams for RoboFest at the Wisconsin State Fair Grounds on Saturday September 27th. The team will be departing around 6am with robot and pit - and returning around 8pm. Teams will be playing on an official FIRST playing field and the day is ran on a competition schedule! Doors open at 8am for spectators - there is also a Maker Faire next door and many interactive exhibits by local groups, universities, and businesses to give attendees a hands on look at what STEM is all about.
Manitowoc County Fair a success!
We had a great showing at the Manitowoc County Fair! We spread the word of FIRST and gave many new people the opportunity to see and even drive the Tech Challenge robots! Way to go!