Area youth put engineering and teamwork skills to the test

Area teams from New Jersey, New York, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Vermont, and Maryland met at Davidow Hall on the Salem Community College campus last Saturday Oct. 18, to test their engineering design and teamwork skills at the 13th annual Duel on the Delaware.

One part- an FRC competition event- was hosted jointly by FRC team 316 from Salem County, NJ and FRC team 365, of Wilmington, DE.

The second part was an FTC workshop and scrimmage event, sponsored by Diamond State FTC, NJ FTC, and PA FTC, three area organizations focused on engaging and inspiring youth through STEM.

In addition, teams competed for largest donation of new and used books to benefit Success Won’t Wait. A total of 12,000 lbs. of books were collected.

Local news coverage and additional pictures can be found here at New Jersey.com.

FSFLL to hold 6 qualifier events this season

FSFLL will cosponsor 6 qualifier events this season as well as the final Champions Tournament.  Teams can now register for the 2014-15 season and get ready for the World Class challenge. On October 1, 2014,  online registration opens for the area events at the FSFLL website.

  • December 7, 2014 (tentative) at Rowan University (Wilmington, DE)
  • December 13, 2014 at Conrad School of Science (Wilmington, DE)
  • January 3, 2015 at Patton Middle School (Kennett Square, PA)
  • January 10, 2015 at Oxford Area High School (Oxford, PA)
  • January 10, 2015 at Salem Community College (Carney’s Point Township, NJ)
  • January 17, 2015 at Delaware State University (Dover, DE)

Qualifying winners will advance to the Champions Tournament, scheduled for February 14, 2015 at Delaware State.

Go teams!

Axalta FTC scholarship awarded

Congratulations to Noah Andrews, a member of MOE FTC, for his recent scholarship award from FSR sponsor Axalta Coating Systems. Read more about the scholarship presentation from Axalta’s newsroom here.

 

Noah Andrews and MOE FTC teammates  Photo from Axalta Coating Systems website

Noah Andrews and MOE FTC teammates
Photo from Axalta Coating Systems website