The University of Victoria is hosting a series of workshops to help FIRST Tech Challenge teams learn the skills for designing, building and programming robots. Most of the workshops will be lead by FIRST alumni who are current UVic students.Continue reading “FTC Workshop – Engineering Design Process – Nov 1”
This year we have lots of FLL Jr. teams in BC – 44 as of today, with the large majority (33) in the Vancouver area, 8 on Vancouver Island, and 3 in other areas of BC – in Whistler, in Nelson and in Vanderhoof. Of course registration for FLL Jr. is open until April of next year, so I expect that there will be quite a few more teams coming up.Continue reading “FLL Jr. Season BOOMTOWN BUILD”
We are planning a scrimmage on Sunday, November 24, 2019
at Lansdowne Middle School
1765 Lansdowne Rd., Victoria
1 pm to 4 pm (doors open at 12:45 pm)
Full details on the event page: https://firstroboticsbc.org/event/fll-victoria-scrimmage/.
This workshop will introduce FIRST Tech Challenge teams to designing a lift system. The workshop will be held this Friday from 4:30 to 6pm at the University of Victoria in the Engineering Law Wing (ELW) B215.Continue reading “FTC Workshop – Designing a Lift – Oct 25”
For those near Victoria, FRC team Atom Smashars are hosting a FLL Jump Start event at Esquimalt High School on October 19, 2019 from 1:00-4:00pm.Continue reading “FLL Jump Start Victoria”
In British Columbia, the 2019/20 FIRST LEGO League season will have most teams participate in qualifying tournaments in January 2020 prior to a BC Championship tournament in February 2020.
Find out about 2019/20 City Shaper Challenge at the official site.
Teams/Coaches should review the November 11 season update.
Tournament registration link: https://forms.gle/QcWs1jhjdBsE4Wc6A
Tournament payment: https://firstroboticsbc.org/payment/Continue reading “FLL Season City Shaper”
This workshop will introduce FIRST Tech Challenge teams to using Vuforia in Java programming. The workshop will be held this Friday from 4:30 to 6pm at the University of Victoria in the Engineering Law Wing (ELW) B215.Continue reading “FTC Workshop – Vuforia – Oct 18”
This workshop will introduce three different options for CAD software. The hands-on demo will be in OnShape and show how to use a virtual kit of parts to design your robot. CAD drawings can be included in your engineering notebook and can contribute to several of the judged awards.Continue reading “FTC Workshop – CAD Assemblies – Oct. 4”