2017 Season Kickoff

It is now official! The 2017 FIRST Robotics build season has begun with a new year and a new challenge! But in order to find out what exactly the challenge was, the team headed down to Tri-C’s Unified Technology Center along with many other local teams to see the worldwide reveal of this year’s challenge. … 

 

2016 Season Wrap Up

This year has been MONUMENTAL for the team! There were so many “firsts” for this FIRST robotics team. This year was the first time in the team’s history that they were able to attend two regional events. The team attended both the Pittsburgh regional as well as their usual Cleveland Buckeye Regional. The team did great at the … 

 

2015 Buckeye Regional Competition

The Flying Circuits had a blast at the 2015 FIRST Robotics Buckeye Regional! The competition this year was Recycle Rush,  in which teams had to build a robot that could stack totes (crates) and place a recycling bin on top with a pool noodle in it. Over the course of six long, laborious weeks, Team 1787 constructed a … 

 

Brand New Cart Finished!

After 3-4 weeks of hard work from Jason and Dean at GED, the team’s brand new robot cart is finally finished! It has many wonderful features such as an automatic motorized pickup system, LEDs to show off a bit, and many others!

 

Team 1787 speaks at Kiwanis

On Monday, March 2nd, Team 1787 spoke and gave a presentation to the Lander Circle Kiwanis Club on the team, it’s history, and this year’s competition and robot!

 

Thank you, GED Integrated Solutions!

The Flying Circuits would like to formally and publicly thank GED Integrated Solutions for their help in designing, building, and constructing the team’s new robot cart as well as aiding in design and construction of parts and mechanisms for this years robot. As well as construction and design help, GED has been giving basic welding … 

 

Final Day of Build Season!

On the final day of build season, the team really pulled through and got everything together. If hard work could be shown through a series of photos and a blog post, I guess this would be that series of photos and a blog post. The team stayed all the way up till 12:00am working to … 

 

January 30 – Constructions Continue

Today, the team continued cutting and building the frame of the robot as well as machining tubing and other important parts.

 

January 28 – Frame Construction Begins!

Today the team finally started on cutting the parts for the frame of the robot. Quinn and Kane also began sanding the frame as well.

 

January 26 – Office Work

Today the team got lot’s of work done in the office. Alade worked on perfecting the logo, Eben and Jeremy worked intently on improving the code, Toby continued working on the model of the robot, and Jacob worked more on statistics for scouting at the competition.