It’s Competition Time!

It’s finally here! From now until Saturday April 5th, Breaking Bot will be competing at the South Florida Regional. You can see the live game once it starts on the homepage and for info regarding parking, directions, and times can see the competition info page...

Week 4 Update

The second half is the long stretch. Weeks will feel like years. Days will feel like months. Hours will feel endless. Now we are in the second half of build season, and we have a lot of work to do. After talking the committee heads, we have decided to focus most of...

Week 3 Update

Week 3 A quest to the halfway mark. As most of you have seen by now, the kicker idea is quite successful. Instead of our lame original ideas of a puncher or thrower, the kicker has proven to be the most powerful and easy to use out of all three. The key members and...

Week 2 Update

Prototyping Measure twice, cut once. Yesterday and Sunday, Bryan, Zach, and myself designed a new kind of shooting mechanism which somewhat resembles the one in the video I linked a few days ago. We noticed quite a few problems with their design and realized how much...

Build Season Begins

First of all, thank you to everyone that attended kick-off. Although we did not quite begin building anything, there were quite a few ideas thrown around that could and will easily move forward. We will be having a mandatory meeting this Tuesday, January 6th, after...

2014 FRC Kickoff

Success! Congratulations, everyone! Build season has officially started and the game has been announced. I sure am excited to start off the build season. As you can see in the video, our robot now is able to be driven around! This is major progress, especially for a...