Archive for January, 2020

Week 3 It’s Starting To Come Together

Posted by Lori Dale On January 26, 2020 Comments Off on Week 3 It’s Starting To Come Together

The Gearheads just finished week 3 of Build Season. This is the mid-point in a traditional build season. With the elimination of “Bag and Tag,” some teams may elect to take longer to build, but we have decided to have our robot ready in time to test it out at a Week 0 competition. we  [ Read More ]

Week 2 We Can Take It In

Posted by Lori Dale On January 19, 2020 Comments Off on Week 2 We Can Take It In

This is the second week of build season. The weather outside has been pretty “frightful” but inside at our build meetings it has been very “delightful” and we have not let the snow slow us down. Last week we concentrated on our shooter. This week we began to work on our intake and dismantling the  [ Read More ]

Week 1 Prototyping Our Bot

Posted by Lori Dale On January 12, 2020 Comments Off on Week 1 Prototyping Our Bot

The Gearheads just completed week 1 of this year’s build season. We have nicknamed this year’s build season “Project Scorpion” because the intake looks like a scorpion. We currently have a working chassis, 2 working shooter prototypes, and are beginning to build the game elements. Here are a few pictures from this week. As is  [ Read More ]

Infinite Recharge Game Reveal!

Posted by Lori Dale On January 5, 2020 Comments Off on Infinite Recharge Game Reveal!

Yesterday, the Gearheads, along with teams throughout the world, watched the reveal video for the Infinite Recharge game challenge and began brainstorming about how they would like to build their robots to solve the challenges. If you would like to watch the video, it can be found here: The first task is to unpack the  [ Read More ]

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