What's New

We are in the final stages of assembling our robot! We have all our parts in and are working on putting everything together. Time is really crucial this week, since it is less than a week until Ship Day. Team members as well supervising mentors have been staying late all this week and making huge progress on the robot.

Every year, we patiently wait for the six weeks of robotics build season to come... and they're almost here!

Spartan Robotics provided numerous student volunteers for BAE's Toys for Tots event.

On a rainy Saturday, sporting our new robot name decal of "Storm," Spartan Robotics took the entire competition by storm.

Spartan Robotics will be competing at CalGames this coming Friday and Saturday. Everyone is encouraged to come, and admission is free. CalGames is a super-exciting way to jump-start your season!

Welcome to the team!

Last Wednesday's introduction (demo and lab tour) will be followed this week with another meeting.

When/where: This Wednesday, the 29th @ lunch in rm 112

If you have not already done so, make sure you are signed up for our e-list off of mvla.net so that you can get announcements directly. Also, if you have a friend who is interested, yet forgot/was busy last week, be sure to tell them to come.

See you there!

Spartan Robotics is preparing for another awesome season.

Today was packed. We started off with demos in two school rallies. By the second one, we had mastered our act and, firing soccer balls in the air, we had the crowd cheering. For our finale, we made our robot push the goal back to the station to help with clean-up.

Spartan Robotics has once again come to the close of a very successful term. After strong performance at FRC Championships in Atlanta and continuing our undefeated streak at Silicon Valley Regional, we have a lot to be proud of. Our 24-5-0 record would, of course not have been possible without the tremendous effort from our supporters. We would like to thank our sponsors, mentors, and volunteers for making our "Breakaway" year a success, and we look forward to what we can accomplish in the future.

After an intense build season in wake of this year's "Breakaway" challenge, Team 971 returned to SVR to maintain the title as undefeated champions. Due to the devotion of the drive team, pit crew, scouting group, our mentors, and those who came to cheer us on, we were successful. We are also grateful for our alliance partners, 254 and 649--what a team! In addition to being a regional champion, Team 971 received the "Coopertition Award," an award bestowed on basis of cooperative and friendly competition.

We are looking forward to FRC Championships in Atlanta!

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