Detroit FIRST Championship

https://www.freep.com/story/news/education/2018/04/24/world-robotics-championships-detroit/540268002/

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Next Year’s Game

At the close of the Houston World Championships, they announced the name of next year’s game:

Interesting…..all the FIRST programs have a SPACE THEME for 2018-19!

Also, you should read THIS…a few “heads up” items on the control system.

Here is the video clip of the teaser:

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Library Foundation Awards FRC Sponsor their Corporate Award

On Sunday April 15, 2018 at the Memphis Public Library’s’ Volunteer Recognition Event, AZO Inc of Memphis was recognized for their contributions (both financially and mentoring) with the 2018 Corporate Volunteer Partner of the Year. Azo has been a major sponsor for the MechWarriors (FRC Team 4764). Receiving the award on behalf of Azo was Casey King.

Thank you Azo Inc for all you do for the team!

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Summer Camps

Looking for summer camps. Here are some you might be interested in:

CodeCrew has a number of programming and robotics summer camps at various times and locations for grades 1-12. See there website: https://www.code-crew.org/events/ for more information.

Programs include coding, robotics, mobile app development and more….

The library and Cloud 901 have a number of summer camps for students ages 9-18. See http://www.memphislibrary.org/summer-camps/ for more information.

Programs include Robotics (including Lego Mindstorms), STEM, Art, and Music.

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Off Season Events in the Area

Event: 2018 Ozark Mountain Brawl

Date/Time: Friday, September 28: 4pm to 9pm, Saturday, September 29: 8:30am to 6pm

Location: Harding Academy, Searcy, Arkansas

Contact: Brian Jones, bjones22@harding.edu

Registration Portal: CLICK HERE

Event: Secret City Festival
Date: June 7 – 9, 2018
Location: Oak Ridge TN

More Info

Georgia had GRITS (Ga Robotics Invitational Tournament and Showcase) in October 2017, but I do not see it listed for 2018 yet….but if I get anything on it I will post it here.

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