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About FRC1529

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

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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2016 FRC Kickoff!

FIRST STRONGHOLD is a robotics competition in which an alliance, or a group of three robots, has to pass through opponents fortifications, bring down their tower with ‘boulders’, and finally capture the opposing alliances tower. In FIRST STRONGHOLD, two Alliances … Continue reading

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Saturday Week 3 2015

Hi FriendsWithRobots, As we cruise through the midpoint of the build season, we take a look back at our accomplishments and look ahead at our future challenges. So far, we’ve constructed a Tote Chute, Litter Chute, Step, and Scoring Platform. … Continue reading

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