Delaware teams to attend international robotics competition

2014 FIRST Robotics Challenge World Championship

2014 FIRST Robotics Challenge World Championship

Two FSR teams– MOE FRC and MOE FTC– travel to St. Louis this week to participate in FIRST World Championship competition events. MOE FRC is scheduled to compete in qualifying rounds on the Galileo field. MOE FTC is scheduled for qualifying rounds on the Edison field.

In addition, two Delaware students, Amy Andrews and Emma Onstad, both from FTC team 8528 are competing for FTC Dean’s list award. The 10 award winners (chosen from 101 finalists) will be announced at the FIRST Championship Opening Ceremony, Thursday, April 23 at 6 P.M. in the America’s Center, Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis. 

NASA will be live streaming portions of the Championship event. A link to the NASA streaming page will be available here: http://championship.usfirst.org/first-championship/watch-it-live

Follow both teams on Twitter @FIRSTMOE365 AND @MOE365FTC

Best of luck to all our students and teams– and have fun!

Photo from usfirst.org by Adriana M. Grossman

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!