2016 FRC Kickoff Prep

Game Manual is here!! Download now so you can read it right after kickoff: http://rmd.me/dKQVT Register for STIMS! Remember to get your parents to register! http://rmd.me/dLpao

Build Season is Under way!

The 2015 game was released this past Saturday and Epsilon Delta is well under way in the planning process. We started the weekend off with our annual Kickoff breakfast where we enjoyed some waffles, games, and the new challenge this year, Recycle Rush! Students eagerly waiting for “the big reveal”. The next day we created …

Angry Nerd Test Shots

From Dave Lavery’s Facebook Page: “A few outtakes from tests of our catapult subsystem for our entry in the 2014 FIRST Robotics Competition. We spent the afternoon test firing calibration shots to evaluate the catapult configuration and get the desired loft and distance.”    

Helping Local Rookie Teams

Team 116 “Epsilon Delta” welcomes two nearby rookie teams, 5243 “Wildcat Robotics” from Centerville HS and 5338 “District III” from Loudoun Academy of Science. About a half dozen student and two mentors (from Orbital Sciences Corporation) from Team 5338 participated in our StuBots activity the day after kickoff.  They are also being helped by two other …

Article in the Herndon Patch about the FRC 2014 Kickoff event at Herndon High School

http://herndon.patch.com/groups/herndon-news-and-events/p/herndon-high-robotics-team-to-participate-in-aerial-assist-challenge On Saturday, Team 116—Epsilon Delta, Herndon High School’s robotics team—held its annual kickoff event and breakfast to introduce the team to the local community, and to find out just what is in store for them this year, for their annual challenge. Team 116 is Herndon’s chapter ofFIRST, a nonprofit association that stands for “For Inspiration …

Are you ready for Kickoff?

A couple of last minute things: Wear your black team polo, if you have one Download and start reading the unencrypted portions of the manual

Saturday Meeting CANCELLED, FTC Competition Still On

Fairfax County Public Schools has cancelled all activities for tomorrow 1/21/2012. Therefore tomorrow’s meeting is cancelled. Stay tuned to additional emails regarding a possible Sunday afternoon meeting. Otherwise our next meeting will be on Monday 1/23/2012. The FTC Competition is still on! An announcement will be made by 5:30 tomorrow morning with an updated status.

Today’s Meeting

Today we continued to work on CDR Presentations. We will hold CDR presentations next meeting, this Saturday from 9-4. Team members helping out with the FTC Competition Concession Sales get double hours for that day.