Winnovation members are excited to be hosting our 8th Annual Legos, Slime, and Other Fun Camp on June 19-23, at the Winnebago Public Library. Members are planning new experiments and games to encourage curiosity and interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math. On Wednesday, camp will be held at the Bot Shop! And as is tradition, we'll end our week with Things that Fly and Float and Getting Wet! Register now!! If you have any questions, please email email@example.com
1625 is headed to Central Illinois Regional this weekend - for those following along from home here are some details. We'll post match schedule here, but watch our Facebook page for real time updates during the event as well.
Match list will be available here on Friday - https://www.thebluealliance.com/team/1625/2017
Webcast will be available here on Thursday afternoon - end of event -
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FIRST Robotics Kickoff
Join members of Winnovation on January 7th at 8:30 am for the unveiling of the 2017 Challenge! We will be meeting in the Winnebago High School Cafetorium, for a light breakfast and to view the webcast. The webcast will expand upon the teaser video (see below), and the team will start brainstorming for this years robot. Come join us!
Winnovation FIRST Robotics Team 1625 hosted the annual Pancake Breakfast and Flapjack Challenge. On Saturday Dec. 3, robotics teams from Hononegah, Oswego, Batavia, and DeKalb met at Winnebago High School to compete in the Flapjack Challenge, a minibot competition. Thanks to the wonderful support from those who attended and to the local businesses that donated, Winnovation raised lots of money for their upcoming season.
Dekalb, Batavia, and Oswego each built one bot for competition, Hononegah built three, and Winnebago built two. Each Bot competed in nine Qualification Matches, after lunch the top teams selected there alliance member. In the Elimination Matches teams needed to win two out of three matches to advance. In the Finals Matches, two Hononegah teams faced the third Hononegah team and a Winnebago team. After three matches and a rubber match, the Hononegah teams were declared Champs.
There will be a support added to the hanging bar centered in the field
The bar will be 1.125" Outer Diameter NOT 1"
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Winnovation FIRST Robotics Team 1625 kicks off the 2016 season with the annual Pancake Breakfast and Flapjack Challenge. The breakfast is on Dec. 3, 2016 at the Winnebago High School cafeteria. The pancake breakfast is from eight o’clock a.m. to four o’clock p.m., and the flapjack challenge is from is from ten o’clock a.m. to four o’clock p.m. The event includes pancakes, the flapjack challenge, which is the mini-bot competition, a bake sale, and a basket raffle; click here for a preview of the baskets that will be available. The basket raffle winners are drawn at noon and do not need be present to win. Tickets are three dollars for children 5 to 12 years of age and five dollars for adults.
The team prepares two minibots to compete with teams from Hononegah, DeKalb, Batavia, Oswego, and Aurora in a game developed by Winnovation's senior members. This year’s challenge, “Sprocket League” requires robots to manipulate soccer balls into a goal.Veteran members lead teams to build minibots, which provides a venue to train new members how to machine, weld, and program a robot.