Archive for the ‘FTC’ Category

FTC “Block Party” Kickoff

[ September 7, 2013; ] NJ FTC Kickoff
Date: 9/7/13
Location: Livingston High School, Livingston, NJ

MAR FRC Championship

[ April 11, 2013 to April 13, 2013. ] Mid Atlantic Regional FIRST Robotics Competition. Landroids attend as Green MASHine 4460

Location:
Stabler Arena, Lehigh University
124 Goodman Drive, Bethlehem, PA 18015

Event Details:

http://dl.dropbox.com/u/1407395/2013%20MAR%20Docs/2013%20Championship/MARChampsTeamVisitorInformationGuide.pdf

Robotics Week Exhibition – NYC

[ April 9, 2013; 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ] Location: HUGE, 45 Main St, Suite 220 Brooklyn, NY 11201

As part of the New York City Robotics Week celebration, Landroids will exhibit at the “New Frontiers in Robotics” Event on April 9, 2013 with our award winning FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) robots.

http://nycroboticsweek.com/

Team Guide to FTC World Championship in St. Louis

It has been awhile since our last post. A lot has happened, where the most the up-to-date information and photos are often posted on our Facebook. These days, email and Facebook messages seem to be the most popular ways for teams to contact us.  People are looking for real time updates instead of periodic blog [...]

FTC Spring Training

[ March 28, 2013; 6:30 pm to 11:30 pm. ] An informal practice session with 4 St. Louis-bound NJ FTC teams
Time: 6:30 PM – 11:30 PM
Location: Landroids Clubhouse

Landroids 4220
Say Watt 3539
CHS Cougars 4201
Nanogurus 4347
Overdrive (can’t attend)

NJ FTC State Championship 2013

[ March 10, 2013; ] Date: Sunday, March 10, 2013

Location: NJIT, 154 Summit Street, Newark, NJ 07102, Estelle & Zoom Fleisher Athletic Center

Time: 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM (best time to come visit is after 10:30 AM opening ceremony)

Parking: See parking map

48 FTC teams

Free and open to public

For more information, click here.

4th Annual LRC Jr. FLL Expo

[ May 25, 2013; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ] Landroids is hosting the 4th annual Jr FLL Expo for Livingston Robotics Club.
This is the much anticipated outdoor carnival style expo.
Team Registration Cost: 35 (USD)
contact: jrfll@LivingstonRobotics.org to register.

FRC Hatboro District Event

[ March 2, 2013 to March 3, 2013. ] Hatboro-Horsham High School
899 Horsham Road Horsham, PA 19044
37 Teams (including 1 rookie); 74 Qualifying matches

FRC Bridgewater District Event

[ April 5, 2013 to April 7, 2013. ] 600 Garretson Rd Bridgewater, NJ 08807
43 Teams (including 5 rookie); 86 Qualifying matches

FIRST Tech Challenge World Championship 2013

[ April 24, 2013 to April 27, 2013. ] EdwardJones Dome, St. Louis, MO
http://www.usfirst.org/roboticsprograms/ftc/FTCWorldChampionship

Attending Teams:
http://www.usfirst.org/sites/default/files/uploadedFiles/Robotics_Programs/FTC/Game_Info/2012/World_Championship_Roster.pdf

CT FTC State Championship

[ February 16, 2013; ] Battle at the Beach@Greens Farms Academy (28 teams)
https://www.ctftc.org

PA FTC State Championship

[ March 2, 2013; ] Millersville University, Millersville, PA

36 teams

http://www.ftcpenn.org/ftc-events/2012-2013-season/pennsylvania-ftc-championship-tournament

DE FTC State Championship

[ January 26, 2013; ] Bob Carpenter Center, University of Delaware

32 teams

http://moe365.org/ftc/DSFTC_home.php

PA FTC South Central Regional Qualifier

[ January 19, 2013; ] Penn State, York, PA

36 teams

http://www.ftcpenn.org/ftc-events/2012-2013-season/south-central-pennsylvania-regional-qualifying-tournament

NJ FLL State Championship

[ December 8, 2012; ] Location: Mt. Olive High School, Flanders, NJ

Landroids will be part of  the FLL referees

NJ FTC Fall Harvest Qualifier

[ November 17, 2012; ] Cherokee High School
120 Tomlinson Mill Road
Marlton, NJ 08053

NJ FTC Princeton Meet

[ November 9, 2012; 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Stuart Country Day School
1200 Stuart Road
Princeton, NJ 08540

Liberty Science Center Eweek Robotics Exhibition

[ February 18, 2013; ] 6th annual Liberty Science Center Engineer Week FIRST Robotics Exhibition
Location/Direction/Admission: http://lsc.org/
Time: 9 AM to 4 PM
Event is free with regular Liberty Science Center admission
Hosted by: Landroids FTC 4220

Attending NJ Teams:

FIRST LEGO League
Morning (9 AM – 12:30 PM)
Robo Warriors #2631: #1 NJ FLL State Project Innovative Solution
Robo Runner #6159: #1 NJ FLL State Robot Strategy [...]

NJ FTC State Championship – postponed till March

[ February 9, 2013; ] NJ FIRST Tech Challenge “Ring It Up” State Championship

Location: New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ

NJ FTC Qualifier – Liberty Science Center

[ January 5, 2013; ] NJ FIRST Tech Challenge “Ring It Up” qualifier

Hosted by Landroids FTC 4220

NJ FLL Qualifier – Liberty Science Center

[ December 1, 2012; ] NJ FIRST LEGO League “Senior Solutions” Qualifier (12 teams)

Hosted by: Landroids FTC 4220

Landroids Thanksgiving Tinker

[ November 24, 2012; ] An annual, informal, mid-season, robot working session with team Landroids to prepare 4  rookie FTC teams for the upcoming qualifiers.  Any aspects of FTC can be covered and addressed on an as-needed basis.  We will work with the teams to get the robots functional. For last year’s session, see photos.

Location: Livingston Robotics Club, 464 W. [...]

Ring It Up! Bring It On!

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Another FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) season is here!  Today, the 2012-13 FTC game “Ring It Up” was unveiled. Teams have been highly anticipating the kickoff, and now is time to brainstorm and learn new skills, especially with this new unlimited raw materials rule.
During summer of 2012, Landroids was very busy, as usual.  Our team met [...]

NYC Maker Faire Landroids Field Trip

[ September 29, 2012; ] Landroids annual Maker Faire team field trip.
New York Hall of Science, Queens, NY
http://makerfaire.com/newyork/2012/index.html

FLL to FTC Workshop

[ July 28, 2012; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ] A workshop designed especially for the FLL graduates who want to know how to transition to FTC or start a FTC team.

Landroids will be hosting this very special workshop, as our team was a former FLL team for 3 years and now a FTC team. Come join us with your list of questions and get [...]

RWC/NJIT Summer Orientation

[ June 27, 2012; ] Location: NJIT

RWC/NJIT Summer Open House

[ July 2, 2012; ] Real World Connections Summer Program Open House

Landroids’ “Kids teaching Kids” Android App Seminars

July 9 to August 7, 2012

Location: Campus Center, NJIT, Jersey City, NJ

Registration is closed for this year

RWC/NJIT Summer Program

[ August 6, 2012; ] Real World Connections Summer Program http://www.myrealworldconnections.com/tracks/

Landroids’ “Kids teaching Kids” Android Apps Seminars (Week 5)

July 9 to August 7, 2012

Location: Liberty Science Center, Jersey City, NJ

Registration is closed for this year

RWC/NJIT Summer Program

[ July 16, 2012 to July 18, 2012. ] Real World Connections Summer Program http://www.myrealworldconnections.com/tracks/

Landroids’ “Kids teaching Kids” Android Apps Seminars (Week 2)

July 9 to August 7, 2012

Location: NJIT, Jersey City, NJ

Registration is closed for this year

RWC/NJIT Summer Program

[ July 9, 2012 to July 11, 2012. ] Real World Connections Summer Program http://www.myrealworldconnections.com/tracks/

Landroids’ “Kids teaching Kids” Android Apps Seminars (Week 1)

July 9 to August 7, 2012

Location: NJIT, Jersey City, NJ

Registration is closed for this year