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. 


  • Writing this
  • Chairman’s Essay
  • Woodie Flower’s award
  • Proof reading the essays


  • programmed a camera with Andy Mark components for practice
  • programmed the drive base


  • Making a list of all of the robotic parts including where they will be bought, if they are correctly fitted and built on the CAD robot
  • Going in and fixing the CAD robot

Strategy/Human player:

  • Tested how human player interaction affects team game strategy


  • Had their competition
  • Got 13th place out of 60 teams


  • Rewiring the chassis


  • Putting together the wheels for the robot as well as the siding
  • Fawning over our parts we just got
  • Driving around robot
  • Finishing the telescoping arm

They’re having fun driving a robot down the Southport High School hallway without me, so… gotta blast. -M.R.



About FRC1529

FIRST Robotics Team based out of Southport High School in Indianapolis, IN
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