Team 3061: Huskie Robotics

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Now Available: The Huskie Board 2.0

The Huskie Board, designed by Team 3061, is an FRC qualified expansion board for the NI roboRIO robotics controller. In addition to breaking out all available signals on the MXP expansion port, this board uses a Parallax Propeller chip (8 symmetrical logical cores with shared memory and peripheral access) to enable tasks such as advanced data logging, on-field driver control and status, and NeoPixel control. Additional GPIO and analog inputs are added with open source code to allow further customization. The Huskie Board is available for purchase through Playing With Fusion.

This page has more information, including specifications, LabVIEW SDK, video tutorials, and link to GitHub repository for firmware.

FLL Rookie Training

New to FLL? That’s great! On September 10, 2016, there will be a workshop just for you at Naperville North High School (899 Mill St, Naperville). We offer Coach and Team Training, including:

  • A presentation about the fundamentals of FLL
  • A review of the Animal Allies Challenge
  • An overview of the tournament
  • An interactive programming workshop
  • An activity involving the Animal Allies Challenge for the kids
  • Coaching tips for Strategy, Design, Programming, and more

The training will run from 8:30 to 4:00. $40 covers coaches and up to 3 team members. Register at the FIRST Illinois Robotics web site. This is a fantastic way to start your FLL 2016-2017 Challenge! We would love to see you there!

Email ilflltraining@gmail.com for more info.

How to Get Started in FLL Workshop!

Do you know anyone with kids from 4th to 8th grade who might be interested in starting a FIRST LEGO League (FLL) team?

We are hosting a workshop on “How to Get Started in FLL” on Wednesday, May 11 at 7pm at NNHS in room 184. More information is in the flyer.

This session is for adults who might be interested in coaching or starting a team. We will cover what FIRST is, how to register, tips for getting off to a good start, and a Q&A with students who have participated or mentored in FLL.

Attendees may register at tinyurl.com/jm4ddnf.

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