Starting a Rookie FIRST Robotics Competion Team: Lessons Learned

Lynn Albers, Jenna Carpenter, Marie Hopper
2017 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition Proceedings   unpublished
FIRST -For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology -is a global program that inspires students to learn and love STEM. FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) engages students in grades 9-12 to design and build a robot according to the competition specifications revealed at kick-off; marking the start of build season which lasts a little over six weeks. The students then travel to district events where a drive team of four students operates the robot; competing in numerous matches over a
more » ... two-day period to earn ranking points and ultimately qualifying for the State Competition.
doi:10.18260/1-2--28840 fatcat:arntlxhns5awpoiftoquwvltqm