Team 980 had a great kickoff on Saturday! We watched the game video, went over the rules, and began to think about strategy. This year’s game is going to be a blast!
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.
Earlier this week, Team 980 was featured in the Glendale News Press! You can read the article here.
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
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!
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!
After an exciting Los Angeles regional, 980 came short of a trip to St. Louis. We finished in the top third (20/66 teams)! Unfortunately, we did not make elimination rounds, but not to worry, the Ventura Regional is just around the corner! Though there was some disappointment, Kaity Waldman, our team captain, was awarded Dean’s List
Team 980 created a professionally-produced Chairman’s video for the 2015 season. Many thanks go to Derek Casari, our media mentor from FOX Studios, for putting a terrific team of professional videographers and editors (led by Jeremy Cohen), with music by miguelli. Their efforts tell Team 980’s story in this fantastic video:
FRC Team 980 will be holding a Pizza Party and Kickoff Event on Sat Jan 3 from 1 pm to 3 pm at Round Table Pizza in Burbank. FRC_2015_Kick-off_Flyer
Team 980 sent our 2014 robot on both Sat and Sun to the biggest ever So Cal Regional Robotics Forum (SCRRT) Fall Classic competition. On Saturday, we struggled with a few robot issues, but the venue itself also had some difficulties. Still, we competed in five matches, allowing new student team members to be part