Archive for February, 2013

2 Days After Build Season

Posted by donner On February 21, 2013 Comments Off on 2 Days After Build Season

WE ARE DONE!!!! We have completed our robot and it has been bagged. Even Mr. Baloun, the assistant principal from Apollo High School, came and checked out our robot before it was bagged, he also has said he is coming to competition with us. For the last couple of days we have been trying to complete everything on our  [ Read More ]

VEX Robotics Tournament

Posted by daviddalegearhead On February 16, 2013 Comments Off on VEX Robotics Tournament

On March 2nd, 2013, the Gearheads will be attending a VEX league robotics tournament as spectators. The Central MN Dream !t Do !t Vex Robotics Tournament will be held at the River's Edge Convention Center (10 Fourth Avenue South, St. Cloud, MN 56301). It starts at 10 AM. Local robotics lovers are encouraged to attend  [ Read More ]

5 Days Left of Build

Posted by daviddalegearhead On February 14, 2013 Comments Off on 5 Days Left of Build

Our robot is now mostly complete. We are now in the process of refining its systems, including the drive, wiring, pneumatics, and the shooter. We also need to install our climbing mechanism. Below is a video of our shooter in progress.  Last night, Alexandria's Team 3313, The Mechatronics, also came down to St.Cloud and helped us attempt  [ Read More ]

Come to the Regional Competition!!!

Posted by daviddalegearhead On February 8, 2013 Comments Off on Come to the Regional Competition!!!

The FIRST Regional our is competing in will be at Williams Arena/The Sports Pavilion University of Minnesota (Address: 1925 & 1923 University Ave SE Minneapolis, MN  55455) The regional is held March 28th through the 30th, 2013. Please do not bring food or beverage into the event. Food is not allowed into the event, but  [ Read More ]

12 days left of build

Posted by donner On February 6, 2013 Comments Off on 12 days left of build

We have scrapped our climbing design, then we decided to make a shooting robot. We built 2 prototype shooters and tested them. We changed a few things on the better shooter and are now working on building it. Then we will attach a small climber for 10 points on the pyrimid