Congratulations to all the teams who competed at the District FLL Tournament Saturday! Thank you to team 6987 HatTrix for all the help with the tournament and to Licking Valley Schools for hosting. Good Luck to the teams that will be moving on to the State Tournament - The Lego Lords, New Albany, The Wizards, Granville, The Robotic Panthers, Newark, The Scientific Sorcerers, Granville, The TechnoStorm, Dublin and The Granville Master Builders!
More robotics action this weekend, January 20th at Licking Valley High School. Check out the Central Ohio District FIRST Lego League HydroDynamics Tournament. 7 Teams from here will advance to the Ohio Championship in Dayton! Robot Competition begins at 1:00 pm - and is open to the public!
This year's FRC game, FIRST Powerup, was just released! Watch the video here to see what we will be up to: https://youtu.be/HZbdwYiCY74
Lots of robot action the last 2 weeks. Congratulations to these Licking County FIRST Lego League teams who recently won awards in Regional competitions:
• Scientific Sorcerers, Granville, Champion’s Award Reynoldsburg Qualifier
• Mindstorm Wizards, Granville, Champion’s Award Licking Valley Qualifier
And these teams who advanced to the District Tournament:
Radioactive Blue Tomatoes, Granville; Bubble Bots, Granville; Lego Lords, New Albany; Mechanized Eagles, New Albany; War...riorbots, Pataskala
They will be competing at the COTC and Ohio State Newark District Tournament on Saturday, January 13th at the Reese Center. Come watch these fantastic teams and their robots!
Congratulations to team 6987 HatTrix on hosting an outstanding FIRST Tech Challenge Tournament on Saturday. The team did a spectacular job with the event – and worked very hard to make it special for all the teams competing.
Thank you to our Tournament Sponsors – COTC and Ohio State Newark for once again providing wonderful support to all the FIRST teams. This event gave local teams from Granville, Newark, Columbus, Dublin an excellent chance to compete with their robots.
Check out this article in the Columbus Dispatch which covers the event…
Congratulations to our First Tech Challenge Team, Missing Parts, 10489 for winning the Motivate Award for our work in motivating STEM in the local schools! We also were third in the Connect Award for connecting STEM in the community!
We also placed 8th in qualifying and were picked in the fourth alliance! We are excited to improve the robot for next week's competition!
Let the Robot Games begin! Several tournaments coming up in Licking County:
FIRST Lego League Tournaments – December 2 at Newark High School, December 10 at Reynoldsburg STEM High School & December 16 at Licking Valley High School
FIRST Tech Challenge Tournament – December 9 at COTC and Ohio State Newark
Good Luck to all the teams!
Congratulations to local team 6987 HatTrix for being recognized as one of Ohio's Showcase Teams! HatTrix will be hosting a local FIRST Tech Challenge Tournament on Saturday, December 9th on the campus of COTC and Ohio State Newark.
Ohio FIRST Tech Challenge is proud to recognize the following eleven “Showcase Teams". Look for blue ribbons at their booths in this year's FIRST Tech Challenge tournaments.
4537 DRSS Enterprise – Kettering, OH
5040 Nuts & Bolts – Loveland, OH...
6133 The NUTS – Cincinnati, OH
6150 Moderately Dangerous – Dublin, OH
6450 Jagbots – Toledo, OH
6987 HatTrix – Granville, OH
8581 Ædificatores – Kent, OH
10030 7Sigma – Cincinnati, OH
10211 Team Hercules – North Fairfield, OH
10464 Bionic Tigers – Loveland, OH
12830 Scientific Touch – West Chester, OH
Showcase teams are recognized by FIRST in Ohio for actively and professionally reaching out to the community in a minimum of three grand scale outreach events AND at least three smaller scale activities during a given season. This year was the inaugural year for the program in Ohio. Teams were required to document and certify all of their outreach during the eligibility period of Sept. 2016 to Sept. 2017. The next opportunity for Ohio teams to apply for “Showcase” status will after Sept 2018. Further details of the Ohio program can be found at http://ispacestem.org/wp-conte…/…/2017/10/showcase-paper.pdf
Congratulations to the Granville Master Builders for winning the Project Award at the Marburn FIRST Lego League Qualifier today. Also to Master Builder Team Mentor and 6987 HatTrix Team Member Thomas Weis for winning the Mentor Award! The Granville Master Builders have advanced to the COTC and Ohio State Newark District tournament on January 13.
The 1st of several Licking County area FIRST Tournaments is this weekend! Good Luck to all the teams competing at the Marburn Academy Regional FIRST Lego League Tournament tomorrow! Teams from this tournament will advance to the COTC & Ohio State Newark District Tournament January 13.