2019 FTC / FLL Workshops

Here is the list of exciting and informative seminars going on at the BOB!

FTC: Connections, Configurations, and CodingFader Building

9 am – 12 noon
Come learn how to get your robot up and running in less than an hour! During the Connections, Configurations and Coding training, teams will learn about the different components in the FTC control system, how to configure the control system for programming and how to program a simple driver-controlled program on the robot all in under one hour! The rest of the training will be focused on getting more advanced driver-controlled programs as well as creating simple autonomous programs to solve tasks in this year's game Skystone! This is the first session of our series of 3 Block programming training sessions, the rest of which will be given at a later time. All training materials will be provided, all you need to bring is your team!Ishaan Oberoi
FTC: Engineering NotebookFader Building

12:45 – 1:30 pm
Often under-emphasized, the Engineering Notebook is one of the most important parts of FTC competition. It’s also great preparation for both technical and non-technical work after high school.FTC team 7182 Mechanical Paradox
FTC: Drive TrainsFader Building

1:45 – 2:30 pm
The drivetrain is one of the most important parts of any FTC robot. In this session, Wizards.exe will have many different examples of drivetrains present at the training session. Come to learn about most drivetrains used in FTC, the differences between them, tips on building a good drivetrain, and how to choose the correct drivetrain.Ishaan Oberoi
FTC: Rookie Team TipsFader Building

2:45 – 3:30 pm
Aka “Things we wish we have known as a rookie team”, Almond Robotics wants to share our thoughts on which robotic kit to start with, which tools are essential, what parts are to stock, what competition opportunities are available, what the funding sources are available. Dawei Lin
FLL: Coach Training Part 1Naylor Building

9:00am -12:00pm
This session is full and there is a waitlist.
FTC team Flamangos will be offering a 3 hour introduction to EV3 for coaches, mentors, and parents of rookie FLL teams based on their experience in FLL. The session will cover beginner to intermediate EV3 programming topics. Bring your robot and laptop with EV software installed and learn the fundamentals of robot programming as well as nuances of City Shaper robot game. No technical experience required!
Diwakar Pandey/FTC Team Flamangos
FLL: Coach Training Part 2Naylor Building

12:45 – 2:30 pm
This session is full and there is a waitlist.
Past FLL teams will lead an interactive discussion aboutFLL team management, City Shaper project and competition day with coaches, mentors and parents of rookie FLL teams.. Learn best practices for a FLL project presentation and tips and tricks for a successful Project and a rewarding FLL season. You are encouraged to bring plenty of questions for this panel!
Arun Pasupathy, Abha Chauhan and Parvathy Shivaramakrishnam
FTC: Ri3D Build Bash (OPEN session; no signup needed)Athletic Center

9 am – 2:30 pm
Showcase Teams:
FTC 7182 Mechanical Paradox
FTC 12773 Flamangos
FTC 9445 Loading...
FTC 8479 RoboCavs Gold
FTC 9794 Wizards.EXE
FTC 12518 Almond Robotics
FTC Team 7393 - electron Volts
FTC 7182 Mechanical Paradox

Click here to sign up. Space is limited so don’t delay!

Teams who wish to build a robot for the Ri3D Bash can sign up here

This is ONLY for teams building a robot before Sep 21.
Contact Dan Barvenik:  dbarvenik@gmail.com from Mechanical Paradox with questions.