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2016 - 17 Session

FIRST Robotics national website
FIRST Robotics state website  Apr 5 to 8 2017  (during spring break)
The Build season Jan. 7 through Feb. 21st - Tuesday through Friday (after school) and Saturdays (days)

Our Team's
Our email:
It has been a great year. In so many ways our Team is more a family.




To end our Robotics season, we'll be hosting a banquet on
Tuesday, May 2nd, from 6 to 8:30 in room

Saturday, April 22nd: Parent meeting at 1pm, Brynn's house (I'll send out an individual email on this)

Saturday, April 29th: DFL Fundraiser
We still need more people to sign up to volunteer and/or bring baked goods.We're expecting around 500 attendees.

        Work a shift: 
     Help with food: 

Banquet: Either May 2nd or 4th - We will send out another email and vote. 

Student Expectations for lettering:

As of this year. Lettering is a two-year commitment. (New seniors have this year only)
1. Registration at FIRST Click on new student button; then click on the FRC button; our team number is 2549
2. Check made out to Washburn High School for the fee of $60
3. 80% attendance of Pre builds - see below
4. 80% of build season - see below
5. Attendance on Friday and Saturday of the Regional Competition - Apr 8 to 9, 2016
                   (to go Friday you must have completed 1, 2, 3 & 4)
6. GPA of 2.75 for lettering
7. Two times, snacks for 36 people which includes pop and small bags of snacks (large bags when opened go stale)
8. Parent/guardian needs to sign up for 2 half days to chaperone on a Saturday at school
       or at an event plus attend a half day of the competition at Mariucci Arena
9. At Regionals – you are expected to participate. (scouting, button making, Data entry)
10. Sign up for at least one Saturday lunch at:

Talent and things we need:
Help with Labview software........and..........Gift cards to Menards
TOOLS.......................Hand Tools ~ $200..................Benchtop Drill Press ~ $800
ELECTRONICS.......Pneumatic Control ~ $200
MATERIALS..............80/20 Aluminum ~ $200..........C-Channel Aluminum ~ $200
OTHER......................Stenciled pencils ~ $100........T-shirts for the relocation device



















April 5th Wednesday - Delivery team meet at school at 3:00,

April 6th Thursday – Inspection crew and scouting meet at school at 7:40, lunch provided

April 7th Friday – Early car leavers school at 7:20 to be dropped off to reserve seats.

Everyone else meet at 7:20 and leaving via car pool by 7:30, lunch provided.

Dinners at Annie’s – Everyone’s a tradition.

April 8th Saturday - Early car leavers school at 7:20 to be dropped off to reserve seats.,

Everyone else meet at 7:20 and leaving via car pool by 7:30.

wk 4   Jan 30 from 9:00 to 3:00 Monday - eat before getting to room 120
           Jan. 31 to Feb. 3 from 3:15 to 6:30 - Tuesday to Friday
           Feb. 4  from 8 AM to 3PM - Saturday


wk 5 Feb. 7, to 10 from 3:15 to 6:30 - Tuesday to Friday
           Feb. 11, from 8 AM to 3PM - Saturday

wk 6 Feb. 14 to 16, from 3:15 to 6:30 - Tuesday to Thursday
        Feb 17, from 8 AM to 3 PM - Friday
        Feb. 18, from 8 AM to 3PM - Saturday -Scrimmage some where...don't know yet
        Feb 20, from 9 AM to 3PM - Monday
        Feb 21, from 3:15 PM to 9:30 PM - Tuesday
Feb. 21 Tuesday Robot Bag and Tag Day - Parents invited at 6 for demo, food and informational meeting.

March 4 Saturday - Day trip to Duluth to watch and learn.

 Saturday, April 15th: Kowalski's Bagging