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FGC Robot Update

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In the last two months we have continued preparations for the First Global Challenge. Among other things we have been working on our robot. Our priorities were the drive train and the mechanisms that will handle the cubes. Although we are still working on improvements, we can now also start working on some other parts […]

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Starting the off-season

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Today we officially ended our Power Up season. We had a meeting with the majority of our members to discuss how everything went and to talk about what we’re  going to do in the off-season. As always we had a lot of fun paticipating in the FRC and we had a great time at the […]

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Competition day 2

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The second day of the competition we continued working on our robot, as we still had a lot of issues to take care of. We had three qualification matches left and wanted to make the best of it. The last match was the best. We had our climber fixed and tried a climb in the […]

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Competition day 1

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Competition Friday was intense. We still had a lot of work to do on the robot. We also had some issues with the intake and drive train. The first match we forgot that the back of our robot is is now the front. So in autonomous the robot went the wrong way. Of course that […]

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Practise day

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Wednesday we finished our Engineers Notebook en the Judges Packet. The Judges packet describes our team to the jury. In the midday we worked on our intake with team Exploding Bacon. And in the evening we went to the CFE Arena to inspect our crate and our robot. Both had arrived without any issues. On […]

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Swamps and Spaceships

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At the moment a part of our team is in the USA to participate in the FRC Orlando Regional.  On sunday we went the Florida Mall, here we visited one of the largest M&M World stores. We also went to the 192 Flea Market. To conclude our day we had a steak at the Texas […]

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The final weeks till the Orlando Regional

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The final weeks before the competition are all about building and finishing our robot. This season is exceptionally challenging. Our biggest challenge is not so much the robot or organizing the trip to our Regional. It is nearly getting enough students available and present during their demanding school programs. We ended up doing most of […]

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STARTING THE 2016-17 SEASON

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Last Sunday we had a meeting with almost the whole team. Even the members who had to come across the country were there. (They had to travel eight hours in total) The meeting was meant to conclude the 2015-16 season and to start the new 2016-17 season! Concluding the 2015-16 season We started with evaluating […]

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ORLANDO COMPETITION DAYS

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This blog post is about the qualification matches on Friday and Saturday. Our Friday started very early. In the opening ceremony we had to sing the national anthem of The Netherlands. After that we started the qualification matches. In the morning we had some problems with the gears to our wheels. There was too much […]