Today, FLL teams Titanium Ducks, Radioactive, Circuit Breakers, and RoboRogues came to visit and learn more about FIRST Robotics.

In room 115, we showed the 20-25 middle school students a brief video explaining what we do on FIRST Robotics. We also had a Q&A where we answered any questions that the kids (and their parents) had. They were very excited and eager to know more about our team.

We then moved on to room 138, where our scouts explained our new scouting app system. Many of the FLL mentors teams were impressed with our scouts’ work.

The FLL teams then went on to see our team’s actual robot. In room 116, the kids were really interested in the robot as we showed them how it operates. We answered many questions and showed them a picture of one of our CAD projects for the robot. We also showed them our 3D printer and taught them a little about 3D printing technology.

We want to thank all of the FLL students who came to learn more about FIRST. We hope that many of them will continue on through FIRST and join our team. We love connecting with younger students through the creation and mentoring of FLL teams, and our efforts help them succeed: One of the teams we mentored, Titanium Ducks, was chosen to compete in the Allstate Innovations Challenge.

It was a fun night, and we look forward to future interaction with all our local FLL teams! 🙂
Justin Shiau