Blog


2013 Kickoff/Quick Build

Bright and early this morning, FRC teams from the Kansas City region met at Garmin for the revealing of the 2013 game challenge. Kickoff is always exciting because it marks the beginning of the six week design and build season. FRC teams have the opportunity to meet, compare notes, get

Read more

Take A “Byte” Out Of Hunger

Thank you to: Liberty Robotics, Ruskin High School Robotics, Team Driven, The First Bots Of Independence and the Bronco Bots¬† for attending our “Take A Byte Out Of Hunger” at Harvesters Food Bank this evening. It was fun working alongside fellow robotics teams while helping those less fortunate in the

Read more

Volunteering At FLL Tournament

We had so much fun yesterday helping the Kearney Robotics Team out with the FLL Tournament by judging, queuing teams for presentations, timing and reffing matches! Thank you Team 2345 for hosting such a great event!

Read more

2012 CowTown Throw Down

CowTown ThrowDown is the premier off-season robotics event held in the Greater Kansas City area by Team Drive 1730 and Cerner. This annual event is held to get the FIRST robotics members in the Kansas City area pumped up for the upcoming season, and to give the rookies of FRC

Read more

Fundraising: A Chocolaty Initiative

As part of our fundraising efforts, 300 boxes of handmade chocolate gears and nuts were packaged by members. Small teams were spread out over area neighborhoods and went door-to-door soliciting donations. In return for a donation of at least $10, people were given a thank you gift of a box

Read more

2012 Kansas City Maker Faire

What is a Maker Faire? It is a celebration of things people create themselves. But unlike a typical Arts and Crafts show you may see at the local mall, a Maker Faire includes new technology, electronic gizmos, urban farming, and yes- Robotics! Gathered in historic Union Station in Kansas City,

Read more

2012 Information Night

Parents and students of all ages assembled at MCC-BTC for a Robotics Information Night hosted by our team on June 14th. The evening began with everyone viewing a video of the 2012 build season- six weeks of work condensed into two minutes, followed by a brief introduction of the team

Read more

NASA Marshall Space Flight Center

Up Next had so much fun this weekend touring NASA Marshall Space Flight Center! We took a very long bus ride down to Huntsville, Alabama along with the other NASA house teams and we had the opportunity to take some really cool behind the scenes tours and see the museum.

Read more

2012 FRC World Championship

For four amazing days at the end of April, FIRST Team 3528 — Up Next! was in St. Louis for the 2012 FRC World Championship! This was our second trip in as many years. In 2011, we qualified as the Greater Kansas City Rookie All-Star. This year, as previously noted,

Read more

The Ninja-Chickens that are Up Next!

Up Next! has recently returned from the 2012 FIRST Oklahoma City Regional. Going to this regional was an amazing experience and we’re looking forward to returning next year! Day One: During the KC Regional, we realized the need for a faster conveyor. We immediately began installing the changes to the

Read more
Page 5 of 7« First...34567