Robotics Tag

For the second year in a row, FRC Team 744, Shark Attack, competed at the FIRST Robotics Competition World Championship at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas. FIRST Lego League, FIRST Tech Challenge, and FIRST Robotics Competitions filled the three floors of the convention center. There were 405 FRC Teams from around the world competing on six fields in the convention center. Shark Attack ranked fifth after day one of qualifying. However, they fell to 13th after a very tough final day of qualifying rounds. The team finished with a 7-4-0 record in the Carver Division. Shark Attack was selected...

Most of the time, we send our Robotics team off on long trips to compete, but this weekend you can see them in action. The South Florida FIRST Regional Robotics Competition, Stronghold, will be held on Friday, March 30, and Saturday, March 31, at the Palm Beach Convention Center. Admission is free, and our Shark Attack Robotics students will be glad to give you a tour of their pit. Either come cheer on WA’s Robotics Team Shark Attack (FRC Team 744) or watch the competition live at home and check on results. Opening ceremonies are at 8:30 a.m. and competitions begin...

WA Robotics Team, Shark Attack FRC Team 744, returned from the break with accolades and awards. Their Spring Break began at the Orlando Regional, showcasing a robot with the fastest lift in the competition. The team may have lost by one point in the semifinal match, but they came home with the Engineer Inspiration Award. This award automatically qualifies the team for the World Championship in Houston, Texas. Most of all, this award is the only one that comes with a $5,000 grant from NASA. Furthermore, it is the highest honor ever given to our robotics team in a regional...

The high school Robotics team, Shark Attack FRC Team 744, competes in Orlando this weekend. WA will join 63 other teams at the Orlando FIRST Robotics Regional Competition on March 9-10. This year, the competition challenges high school students from around the world to build robots up to 120 lbs. As a result, these teams solve playing field challenges in fast-paced matches. To watch Shark Attack compete, information on the matches and viewing is on The Blue Alliance Website. Best of luck to our team and their advisors!...

On February 12 & 13, members of the WA high school robotics team, FRC Team 744, Shark Attack, traveled to Tallahassee to participate in STEM Day at the Capitol. The team was fortunate to participate and demonstrate their 2017 robot in the Capitol Rotunda and in the Capitol Courtyard. The crew and robot played presented to students and congressmen, and more importantly, the crew was able to meet with seven state senators and four state representatives. For most of the day, they worked closely with Sandra Contreras, Regional Director of FIRST South Florida, to spread the message of STEM and FIRST...