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FIRST Robotics Day at Dodger Stadium!

 Sunday, September 4, 2016 is FIRST Robotics Day at Dodger Stadium! ALL Southern California FIRST Teams are invited to attend and bring friends and family! With 500 tickets sold, teams get a pre-game introduction on the field before the game begins: wear your team shirts, bring your blue banners! We’ll sit together and get lots of […]

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Team 980 at Discovery Cube LA!

Team 980 hosted an event at the Los Angeles Discovery Cube on May 14th to demonstrate our robot and spread FIRST to the community! We invited other FIRST teams to help us out, and had a great time! We showed people how awesome STEM and FIRST are, and introduced many to teams they could join. The local […]

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Team 980 at FIRST Championships!

Team 980 went to FIRST Championships in St. Louis from April 27-30. It was an special experience for all of our team members, especially our departing seniors. On Tuesday, many of our team members flew into St. Louis. For most, it was their first time to Championship, and a very exciting journey. We checked into […]

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Team 980 at Discovery Cube Los Angeles!

Team 980 hosted an event at the Los Angeles Discovery Cube on May 14th to demonstrate our robot and spread FIRST to the community! We invited other FIRST teams to help us out, and had a great time! We showed people how awesome STEM and FIRST are, and introduced many to teams they could join. The local […]

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Team 980 at the 2016 Ventura Regional!

Team 980 participated in the Ventura Regional held at Ventura College from March 23-26. We played against many great teams, and demonstrated our robot’s ability to defend against the best and cross defenses. Our Design Mentor, David Toyne, won the Woodie Flowers Award, an incredible honor for the best mentors in FRC. The team as […]

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Bag Day 2016!

Team 980 had a great build season this year! As usual, we went through our intense six-week process. We analyzed the game in Week 1, did our requirements review in Week 2, and began prototyping and designing in Week 3. Now, at the end of these six weeks, we’ve bagged our robot, Lightning XIV, with time […]

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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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