Monthly Archives: January 2016

1529 Update

After the VEX competition last weekend, we are all warmed up and ready for the drive season of the FRC 2016 Stronghold competition. All of the rookies have found their home-zones for this year and are just getting settled in.  … Continue reading

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VEX Competition

I was interviewing one of the key members on the CyberCards team, Kaleb, who gave me some information on the recent VEX Competition that happened this weekend. “We went as a small group on that Saturday to the event,” Kaleb … Continue reading

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What’s 1529 up to?

The Southport CyberCards are just now entering their third week of the 2016 FRC Stronghold competition, and after planning out their robot, building prototypes, and testing them out, they are moving on to the next stage of their Build Season: … Continue reading

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Build Season Week 2

Team Recap- Rapid Fire! Mechanical- Finishing Intake/Outake prototype that can attach to practice robot. Also they are still waiting on the finalized design for the real Intake. Safety- Come up with safety posters. And use information for a safety quiz … Continue reading

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The CyberCards have been Busy Bees

This year, we have eight different groups working on separate parts of the new robot. All were asked the question “what have you done so far in this build season and what do you plan to get done.” Mechanical is … Continue reading

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Yeah prototypes! 2016 FIRST Stronghold

On January 15th, the team came together and identified the different prototypes they wanted to research and test. The team determined that we wanted to check the following types of prototypes: Passive defense object (manipulates defense) Ball pickup rollers vertical Ball pickup … Continue reading

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2016 FIRST Stronghold Strategy

Hi FriendsWithRobots, After a week of knowing what this years FRC game is, we have finally figured out our strategy and planned out our priorities for the 2016 competition. Thought you might wanna know, so here’s our strictly professional blog … Continue reading

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