Governor Sununu, Dean Kamen Announce NH based robotics competition

Why couldn’n this be done in Tennessee?

http://www.wmur.com/article/governor-sununu-dean-kamen-announce-nh-based-robotics-competition/19649573

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Busy Season for Teams

Team 4764 – Memphis MechWarriors (Cloud 901)

The MechWarriors competed in the Central Illinois and Smoky Mountain Regional.

The Team made the biggest splash on local media with appearances on TV, Radio and Print media to spread FIRST (many of which were posted to this blog)!

They also were the only Memphis team to submit a FIRST Parody Contest Video.

Team 5002 – Dragons (Collierville HS)

The Dragons competed in the Rock City Regional and Smoky Mountain Regional. At both events they were the Runner Up for the Safety Award and they won the Team Spirit Award at Rock City.

Also Sean Burke was named as a Dean’s List Finalist at Rock City as well.

Team 5045 – SpartaBot (White Station HS)

The SpartaBots competed at the Rocket City Regional and Bayou Regional and were chosen for an alliance at both events. Each time they got to the semi-final matches. This makes them the highest ranked team in Memphis! Good going team!

They are also going to the World Championships in Houston in April.

Team 7313 – SBA Eaglebots (Saint Benedict at Auburndale)

The SBA Eaglebots were in their rookie year and competed in the Rocket City Regional.

 

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Jack and Jill STEM Event

Teams are needed to demo their robot, if interested please contact jessica.chaney@memphistn.gov

This is a wonderful opportunity to show off what your team is doing (and would look great in your Chairman’s Award package).

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Watch “CLOUD901 Robotics – Memphis Mech Warriors” on YouTube

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Memphis Public Libraries Start New Robotics Team for Teens!

Introducing Memphis Mech Warriors

Memphis Public Libraries’ teen learning lab CLOUD901 is excited to announce its first-ever Robotics Team. Yes, a robotics team! Memphis Mech Warriors, led by CLOUD901 staffer Marion Anderson, consists of 12 talented teens who are gaining the STEAM skills and experience needed to compete in tomorrow’s work world.


Help Robotics Team Represent Memphis at Regional Competition!

Currently, the team is building a robot for state and regional competitions, using equipment such as 3-D printers and state-of-the-art design software. They are taking ideas and turning them into reality! To cover costs, the Memphis Library Foundation is raising funds for the team to compete, but we need your help!

Click here for details and to become a generous donor before March 1!


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