Blog


Week Three – 2014 Build

We’re already halfway through build season… That fact is both exciting and terrifying at the same time! Thank goodness Up Next had yet another crazy but accomplished week! This week, the electrical team had fun assembling pneumatic systems for the build team and assisting the programming team with targeting. A

Read more

Week Two – 2014 Build

Two weeks down, four to go! The build team made great strides on our robot this week. With the drive base for our first robot already assembled, the whole build team focused on the offense mechanism. After three prototypes, they finally all agreed on one and excitedly began the construction

Read more

Week One – 2014 Build

Bright and early on Saturday, January 4th, Up Next headed over to Barstow School, home of Team 1939 – The Kuh-Nig-Its. After enjoying breakfast with 1939 and several other area teams we all filed into the auditorium excitedly to watch the 2014 premier of the FRC Game Challenge! We all

Read more

2013 Cow Town ThrowDown: A Rookie Perspective

My first time at Cow Town ThrowDown was awesome! Although I’ve attended other FRC regionals because of my brother being on the team, this was my first year actually experiencing what it’s like at an actual competition. My least favorite part is probably waking up really early.I loved watching all

Read more

2013 Massive Mini

Massive Mini, hosted by Liberty Robotics, is an annual, team learning exhibition. Massive Mini consists of a series of workshops such as Team Branding, Business, Safety, Programming, Drive Systems, CAD, Team Spirit and many more. This has been an event we have participated in since our rookie year and we

Read more

2013 Information Night

The outlook for our 2014 season was looking bleak after graduating five talented seniors and two underclassmen not returning. Nearly 50% of our team of 13 was now gone! Imagine our surprise when we had a roomful of people show up for our 2013-2104 Information Night on August 1. Interested

Read more

2013 Android App Camp

Android App Camp is a week-long camp where students ranging from rising 7th graders to rising high school seniors learn to develop their own applications for Android platform phones. Students work both in teams and as individuals to learn the basics of application development and to develop numerous applications before

Read more

Android App Camp – MCC Insider

We would like to graciously thank our sponsor, MCC-BTC, for allowing us to host our very first camp at their school! We are very excited to begin our camp learning experience this summer, June 24, 2013. Check out this article about our first App Camp in the MCC Insider.

Read more

2013 Razorback Regional

The time between the Kansas City Regional and the Razorback Regional was hectic for members of the Chairman’s team. The presentation had to be written and rehearsed. Team interviews were conducted and compiled into the three minute video. Judges books were printed. We were very excited to be a part

Read more

2013 Kansas City Regional

Arriving at Hale Arena on Thursday morning, the team knew we didn’t have any time to waste. After withholding Sherman’s shooting mechanism, the build team needed to work quickly to get Shooter 2.0 reattached and get the robot inspected. Our programming team still needed time to tweak our various autonomous

Read more
Page 3 of 712345...Last »