Author: <span class="vcard">David Stout</span>

Team 702 unexpectedly was invited to the inaugural Aerospace Valley regional, in Lancaster. We had a great time and although our 5-8 win-loss record doesn’t show it, the team did great. We were on the field for practice on Thursday at the first available slot and spent most of the…

The robot is built and bagged! Now it is competition time. This year we will be attending the LA Regional competition at the LA Fairplex in Pomona. Team members going as part of the competition group already have their contracts and school paperwork in hand. All team members and their…

  Work on the robot continues as we practice putting boxes on the scale and lightening the arm.

We have all our field pieces built, and a prototype robot working! On Saturday we placed a box on our scale with the robot and can reach any height necessary for the competition. Thanks to our  team members and mentors, we have  a working robot, field pieces to practice with,…

The team is busy building robot prototypes and field pieces. On Saturday we completed our biggest field piece, a large full sized scale. We will use this to practice placing power cubes with our soon to be built robot.  

Team 702 had their kickoff party in the robotics classroom on Saturday, where all the team members, mentors and parents got to see our 2018 FIRST robotics challenges. We had over 70 people attending and appreciate the parents putting together lunch for everyone and cleaning up the room for us.…