Only two weeks until St. Louis!!!!! However, there are still a ton things to get done! The shop is open every day as follows, Monday-Friday 3:15 to 9:00 p.m., Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., and Sunday 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. If you don’t have all of your hours in, come to the shop soon! We would love to see you here. The Discovery Center Demonstration was this Sunday, February 24 from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.! Kids and students had a blast! Travel plans for St. Louis will be discussed at the next meeting on Tuesday, February 27th at 7 p.m. We hope to see you there!
The open house was great! It was good to see everyone there. It was great to see the progress that was made. Thank you to everyone who brought cookies. Shop hours this week are Monday 10-9, Tuesday (BAG DAY & Culver’s STEAM night & Winnebago board meeting) 3:15-11, Wednesday- Friday (start building practice bot) 3:15- 9, Saturday 10-? We will not have a meeting Tuesday the 20th. Plan on being at the Tuesday meeting on February 27th at 7pm. At that meeting we will talk about traveling to St. Louis. Be there! Hope to see everyone at the shop this week. There is more work to be done on the bot before Tuesday please come and help.
Team 1625 will be going to the Rockford Discovery Center to for Discovery Engineering Day. We will be bringing Squirt, our mini-bot competition bot and various activities. Come support our team on February 24, form 11 AM until 3 PM!
The shop is open everyday (after school hours are 3:15-9 Saturday 10-8 Sunday 1-5). If there is any changes to the schedule check the calendar. If you have not seen the game click the link below to watch the new game. We would love to have you at the shop more than 2 times a week. You will need 70 hours if you’re a rookie and 100 hours if you’re a veteran by March 7th. Get your hours in before you don’t have time too. Our open house is February 18th from 1-4 please join us to see the new robot and have cookies! 110 N. Pecatonica st., Winnebago IL
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The FIRST kickoff is on January 6, at 8:30 in the Winnebago High school Cafeterium. This is mandatory for all members. We will watch the release video for this years game as a team, also don't forget to bring something to participate in the potluck. If you have not seen it yet the teaser for this years game is below:
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Border Patrol is a 3 on 3 match with a field divided into Red and Blue “Countries”. But not to worry! Both alliances will be on each Country! Two Feeder Robots will remain on their corresponding side (Red or Blue) while the remaining Smuggler Robot will be placed in the opposing Country. More information will be given on objectives/scoring.
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Come be a part of our Robotics team! We are part of the FIRST Robotics Competition which is a global program where high school students create a robot, travel all over the United States to participate in competitions with teams from all over the world. Winnebago and Pecatonica High Schools have banded together to allow students to create their own robot from scratch to participate in these events. We are a highly community based organization who is always happy to learn from and hopefully teach our fellow community members. Whether you are a student, a parent, or an adult looking for a robot filled time, the winnovation is the organization for you.
Without participation from our community, the team will not be able to continue, support is always welcome and well appreciated. On Monday September 25, 2017 at 7:00 P.M., the team will be hosting the Fall Kickoff at the Winnebago High School’s Cafetorium. If you have any interest in mechanical, electrical, welding, Computer Aided Design, programing, scouting, marketing, and spirit, please come to this meeting! If you are a student interested in coming to this event, please your parent or guardian. If you have any questions please contact: email@example.com
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