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Toy Drive!

Team 980 started a new tradition this year of collecting toys for the local Sparks of Love toy drive! We set up a booth outside of the Burbank Toys “R” Us and got quite a few donations. We also took our 2014 robot to show to the community.

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Team 980 Open House!

Team 980 had an Open House August 14-15 at our build site, 1209 Grand Central Ave in Glendale. We invited businesses, local leaders, educators, and many others. We be showed off our professionally-produced Chairman’s video, demonstrated our robot, and showed the impact our team has on the community. We had a great turnout, and we now have […]

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Scout Expo 2015!

Team 980 and Troop 351 partnered last Sat May 30 for the annual Scout Expo at the Rose Bowl to earn the Presidential Award. Our Webelos Engineering activity pin booth and robot demo was a big hit! Thanks to our students and mentors who made this collaboration with the Boy Scouts a great success!

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Ventura Regional

We participated in the first-ever Ventura Regional March 27th through 29th! We placed 32nd out of 41 teams with a match average of 57.25 points. We’re now in the off-season, and we’re preparing for awesome events such as Burbank on Parade and Scout Expo!

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Team 980 at LA Regionals!

What an incredibly exciting finish to our season! Team 980 was just one win away from qualifying for the FIRST World Championship! Courtesy of Sean Hiller, Daily Breeze Team 980 struggled with a few technical problems and challenging alliance pairings in the qualification matches but managed to finish with a 5 – 5 record. We […]

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Team 980 in Burbank on Parade!

Team 980 made a good showing at Burbank on Parade on April 26. We not only promoted our team through the parade, we also won an award in the Novelty/Civic Organization category! We followed the parade down Olive and distributed brochures. We also drove the 2014 robot and shot the catapult several times, receiving great reactions […]

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