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Robotics Club Team 980: John Burroughs HS

The Robotics Club Team 980 of John Burroughs HS held its first meeting, Friday (Oct. 22) in the school’s Woods Shop (Mr. John Benne, instructor). Seniors Aaron Rifkin, Galina Malakhova and Alex Martinez introduced a large group of students the FIRST Robotics Competition program. We are VERY pleased that 17 students have expressed interest in

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Team 980 has registered for the FRC 2011 season!

Team 980 has registered for it’s 10th season in the FIRST Robotics Competition program. We’ve registered for the Los Angeles Regional, to be held at the Long Beach Sports Arena on March 24-26. This is our “home” regional event where we have won two of our three Regional Championships and twice were Regional Finalists. The

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Team 980 Hosts 2010 Fall Classic Competition

The 2010 SCRRF Fall Classic robotics competition will be held at John Burroughs High School on Saturday, Sept 25. Team 980 is the event host, coordinating the venue and volunteers for the competition. The competition is being played in the very modern, large, air-conditioned Main Gymnasium. The gymnasium accommodates sixteen pits as well as the

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Team 980 T-shirt Cannon a “Blast” at NEY demonstrations

Team 980 built a “stand-alone” t-shirt cannon designed to be easily mounted onto a robot chassis for demonstration and outreach events. Starting just after our return from IRI, an air-powered cannon was designed, built and tested in less than two weeks. Several Team 980 students, particularly Joey, Galina, Aaron, Alex, Alejandro, Bruno, and Laura worked

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Team 980 Returns from 2010 IRI Competition

Team 980 competed in it’s seventh IRI event on July 16-17. We faced very stiff competition from the field of 78 top-notch FIRST Robotics Competition team. Except for a radio failure in our first match, our robot and drive team performed quite well in our matches. In the end, we were among 45 other teams

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