Saturday Meeting (11/29)

On Saturday, we will be splitting up into multiple groups to work on different projects. The mentor who was teaching CAD to one group last time is returning to help again. If you want to continue learning CAD, please show up from 2:00 to 5:00.

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We Won CalGames!

We won CalGames on Saturday, October 25! After resolving a few issues in the seeding matches, we accepted an invitation to be on the second seed alliance with Team 100 and Team 604. Our alliance progressed to the finals, where we won after winning the tiebreaker third match.

Important CalGames Information

The FRC CalGames competition is coming up on Saturday October 25 at Archbishop Mitty High School in San Jose CA. Archbishop Mitty High School is located at 5000 Mitty Way in San Jose. The schedule is as follows:

Referees For FLL Needed

FLL needs some volunteer referees to help out with the local Robotics
tournament. Consider coming for a Sunday afternoon and
seeing the amazing work these robots do!

Two Opportunities:
#1. The Scrimmage. Sunday October 26^th 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm, Blach
Middle School, Los Altos

#2. The Regional Competition. Sunday Nov 23^rd . 1:00 - 6:00 pm Blach
Middle School, Los Altos.

There will be a short training to prepare for the competition.

CalGames Information

The FRC CalGames competition is coming up on Saturday October 25 at Archbishop Mitty High School in San Jose CA. FRC is the High School follow on to FLL. The robots are washing machine sized, fast, and fun.

Qualifying matches 8:45 am – noon
Playoff matches 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Award Ceremony 4:15 pm

There is a color flier for CalGames at
http://wrrf-community.googlegroups.com/web/CalGames%202008%20Flyer%20color.pdf

WRRF Workshops on September 27th

WRRF will be holding robotics-related workshops on Saturday, September 27th from 8:30 in the morning until 4:00 in the afternoon at Santa Clara University. The workshops include:

We Are Going to CalGames!

The team is going to CalGames at Archbishop Mitty High School from October 24th to 25th! CalGames uses the pervious year's challenge for an off-season competition. The set up day is the evening of the 24th and the competition day is the 25th. All returning and new team members are invited to attend CalGames.

We Were in the Quarterfinals!

Team 971 performed well at the Silicon Valley Regional at San Jose State University. The robot, "Not Me" ranked 12th out of 48 teams and made it all the way to the quarterfinals!

Silicon Valley Regional

The robot, "Not Me", performed well in its seven qualifying rounds at the Silicon Valley Regional
at San Jose State University.

Robot Testing at the Poof's Lab

The team went to the Poof's lab!

Members of Spartan Robotics went to the lab of Team 254, the Cheesy Poofs, to test out driving and hurdling with the robot. The visit was successful as the team gained driving and robot function experience while finding and fixing any bugs.

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