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Tips for Houston

If you are a part of one of the 16 teams that are advancing from PCH to Houston, congratulations! While several of you have been to the World Championships before, I am sure that many of you will be experiencing it for the first time. The World Championships are the […]

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Down Time

Down Time Now that your robot is in a bag, you may be finding yourselves with quite a bit of free time that you are not sure what to do with. Sure you will be going to two (or three) district competitions, but that still leaves several weeks of not […]

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Bringing Home the Bling

You know what I’m talking about… AWARDS! At every competition you attend, you will notice those volunteers wearing blue polos with the daunting words “Judge” on them. They may be coming into your pit to ask you questions, they may be standing by the field watching your robot compete, or […]

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FRC Resources you should know about

Resources A huge part of being successful in FRC is knowing what resources you have available to you and working within your limitations. For example, if you are a team that only has access to some hacksaws and power drills, you may want to utilize as many COTS (consumer off […]

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Scouting

Scouting is an incredibly important part of FRC that many teams overlook. Who you chose to play with in eliminations can be the difference between walking home with a nice, shiny blue banner or walking home empty handed. Some teams are notorious for their in-depth, custom scouting systems, but the […]

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Larger than Georgia

Larger Than Georgia   Have you ever wanted to get involved in the FRC community outside of Georgia, but didn’t know how? Well today I am going to share some of my favorite ways to get involved in the larger FRC community!   Chief Delphi Chief Delphi is the unofficial […]

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Networking

Networking Networking tends to be a word that scares a lot of people, but it is really super simple, and can be as easy as making a friend on a new team. Whenever you are at an event, try to get in the habit of meeting new people. Go up […]

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Bumpers

For many of you that one word is probably the bane of your existence. How is it that every season we can design and build these incredible 120 pound robots, yet we struggle to put together some plywood, pool noodles, and fabric? Well luckily for you bumpers don’t need to […]

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Girls Who Code

  Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program June 4th – July 20th   Turner’s Techwood Campus will be one of 7 Atlanta host sites for the Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program. The Summer Immersion Program is a FREE 7-week summer program for 10th–11th grade girls (rising juniors and seniors) to […]

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Turner Broadcasting Summer Intern Program

  The 2018 Summer Turner Voices Internship application is now open! About the Program Turner Voices, our signature philanthropic program, aims to build the pipeline for the next generation of voices in the media industry. The Turner Voices Summer Internship Program will run Mondays through Fridays from June 1 – July 27, 2017.  Orientation is on Friday, June 1 in downtown Atlanta. […]

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Novelis Recycle for Good

  Did you know that more than $73 million worth of aluminum goes into Georgia landfills each year despite the fact that aluminum can be infinitely recycled?  What if through the simple act of collecting and recycling aluminum beverage cans, we could keep cans out of landfills while also providing […]

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FTC League Rankings Posted

The current rankings for the following FIRST Tech Challenge leagues have been posted. Red League – East Atlanta Area – Meet #1 Purple League – North Georgia Area – Meet #1 Etowah League (Orange) – Northeast Georgia Area – Meet #1 Yellow League – East Georgia Area – Meet #1 […]

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