Our tentative 2018-2019 FRC Calendar
The Flying Toasters are delighted to announce the launch of Robots Explained! Here we will be posting videos on various topics to help other FRC teams learn the basics of building their robot.
You can check out the first episode here:
And of course, check out the Robots Explained website:
We are working on developing a set schedule for creating and releasing new videos, so stay tuned!
I thought that you might be interested in reading the article about FIRST robotics in the latest edition of THE journal.
BUS: Be at SLEHS, visitor lot by main door, by 6:45AM Saturday Morning November 10th. Bus will promptly leave at 7AM Sharp.
We are tentatively expecting to load the Bus at Bloomfield at 6:30PM with an arrival at SLEHS for 7:30PM. As things progress throughout the day, this MAY CHANGE. Students will need to keep parents informed of times.
Message from the events coordinator:
Team Coaches and Mentors – The 2018 Bloomfield Girls Robotics Competition will be held November 10 at Bloomfield Hills High School.
Some important information for you:
1) Webinar 11/5 at 7PM. Information is below. The topic is “Preparing for Competition”
2) Event agenda and maps are attached
3) Please bring robots and equipment through the north entrance off Long Lake Road (this is highlighted on the map)
Bloomfield Hills High School (new campus)4200 Andover Road, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302
Note: Be very careful if using GPS. Do not go to the old high school (Lahser Road)
4) We will have concessions available; if you would like to pre-order here is the lunch pre-order link: https://goo.gl/forms/cC4szYPbh1nZSPLu1
- FYI, if teams are bringing their own food, etc. be aware there is an FLL Jr. event during the morning in one of the eating areas. Therefore, until this event is completed we will have very limited places for you to reserve tables. Thank you for your flexibility
- Electric cooking/warming/crock pots are not allowed by our school
5) Please make sure to bring enough safety glasses for your entire team. We will not have a pool of safety glasses available. Sorry.
6) Event protocol: Robot driver/operator, human player, pilot and pit crew must be high school aged girls. Male team members can be in the pit but only in support/ advisory role. They cannot perform maintenance and repair on the robot. Special circumstances require approval by pit admin. No restrictions on who can be drive coach.
7) Announcement of the scholarship recipients is planned to take place following the end of qualification rounds
8) We will be collecting socks for teens of the Baldwin Center in Pontiac. The Baldwin Center helps families in their area to succeed and we have decided that we would like to help them provide the comforts that many of us take for granted. We are asking teams to bring new socks for the teen girls and boys at the Baldwin Center. All sizes will be appreciated. If your team can support this cause, please bring the socks to the tournament, there will be a box in pit administration for you to deposit the socks.
Thanks very much, and look forward to seeing you on November 10.Andrew Raine