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Rocket City Regional March 24-26

Rocket City Regional March 24-26

During March 24-26 we attended the inaugural Rocket City Regional in Huntsville, AL. The highlight of the Regional for the Mad Rockers was our Lead Mentor, Gary, winning the Woodie...

March 2016 Update

March 2016 Update

March was an exciting month for the Mad Rockers! On Sunday March 6 we participated in “Robots to Rocket City”, a demonstration of local robotics teams robots in action. This...

robot_week5

FIRST Stronghold- End of Week 5

Our robot is about 98% complete!! The catapult was finished and assembled but we need to hook up the controls and test it. We built the feeder troughs, but they...

Drive train design

FIRST Stronghold- End of Week 1

The season is off to a great start! We finished the chassis and drive train design before the end of Week 1. We also finished the fabrication of the chassis...

Students working on the shooter

Beginning of Week 1

With a strategy of scoring all the high goals, the Mad Rockers started working on a prototype for our robot. We switched to C++ from LABView last year. The software...

The Mad Rockers

Day of Kick-off!

The Mad Rockers is just one of the many teams that were presented at the Space and Rocket Center for the revealing of the FIRST 2016 FRC Season theme. The...

Students and mentors

Pre-Kickoff

  3 days before Kickoff, the students meet at the pit to discuss rules, the new FIRST website, team roles, and watched the game trailer. We went over the “Robot in...