08 Sep A Year Of Firsts And School Records For Shark Attack 744
Posted at 10:23h in School News
- We have 55 students on our team — a team and school record!
- Approximately 30% of our student members are women which ties a team record!
- We have formed a task group (led by Ray Tong ’16) attempting to mentor students on 15 new FRC teams in China!
- We have formed an exploratory group working on starting a FIRST Robotics Team in Haiti. This would be the first FIRST team in Haiti!
- We are hoping to build on last year’s legislative STEM initiative to foster FIRST robotics everywhere in Florida.
- We finished a record summer of classes, seminars, and clinics for robotics at WA. More than 30 robotics students were involved in our summer programs!
Upcoming Events & Competitions
- Open House / Driving Practice
Saturday, September 26, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
- Mission Mayhem — FIRST Robotics Post‐Season Event
Saturday, September 19, 2015 at Dillard High School — Fort Lauderdale, Florida
- Panther Prowl — FIRST Robotics Post‐Season Event
Saturday, October 3, 2015 at Florida Institute of Technology — Melbourne, Florida
- 2016 FIRST Robotics Competition Kickoff
Saturday, January 9, 2016 at WA Upper School Media Center & WA Robotics Lab
Meeting — 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
World Telecast — 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (2016 Game Unveiled)
- FRC South Florida Regional Robotics Competition
Possible Dates — Wednesday, February 24 to Saturday, February 27, 2016
Possible Location — Greater Fort Lauderdale & Broward County Convention Center
- FRC Orlando Regional Robotics Competition
Possible Dates — Wednesday, March 9 to Saturday, March 12, 2016
CFE Arena — University of Central Florida — Orlando, Florida
- Third Regional Robotics Competition
TBD — Late March or April Event, 2016
- FRC World Robotics Championship
Tuesday, April 26 to Sunday, May 1, 2016 at the Edward Jones Dome and The Americas Center, Saint Louis, Missouri
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