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FLL Season Update – Nov 11

Team registration for BC is now closed. We have 75 teams this season – a new record for BC! See the main CITY SHAPER season page for more information that has been updated. Tournament registration link: https://forms.gle/QcWs1jhjdBsE4Wc6A

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FTC Workshop – Preparing for Competition – Nov 15

Is your team ready for your first competition?  This workshop will cover topics like Robot Inspection, wiring, and whatever you team needs to get ready for their first event this season. For details and registration please see the event page.

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FTC Workshop – Designing Parts Using CAD – Nov 8

Hands on workshop to learn how to design parts for 3D Printing, Laser Cutting, or machining.  We’ll be using OnShape for this workshop, but the techniques can be used in any CAD software. For details and registration please see the event page.

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FTC Workshop – Engineering Design Process – Nov 1

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.

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FLL Jr. Season BOOMTOWN BUILD

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 […]

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FLL Scrimmage Victoria Nov 24

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/.

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FTC

FTC Workshop – Designing a Lift – Oct 25

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.

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FLL Season City Shaper

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/ […]

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FTC Workshop – Vuforia – Oct 18

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.

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FTC Workshop – CAD Assemblies – Oct. 4

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.