Robotics Tag

The WA middle school robotics team, Shark A-Tech, will kick off their new season this Saturday by joining other FIRST Robotics teams across the world. Each year, FIRST Robotics gives a new challenge to the affiliated teams. The FIRST Tech Challenge, the middle school teams division, will reveal this year’s game on Saturday, September 8. Shark A-Tech will be at St. Thomas Aquinas with the other South Florida teams to watch the game reveal as it is streamed live across the world! New team member, Luis Alonso said, “I’m excited to see what the new game challenge is!” This year marks...

The WA middle school robotics team, Shark A-Tech, will kick off their new season next week by joining other FIRST Robotics teams across the world. Each year, FIRST Robotics gives a new challenge to the affiliated teams. The FIRST Tech Challenge, the middle school teams division, will reveal this year’s game on Saturday, September 8. Shark A-Tech will be at St. Thomas Aquinas with the other South Florida teams to watch the game reveal as it is streamed live across the world! New team member, Luis Alonso said, “I’m excited to see what the new game challenge is!” This year marks...

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...