Beak Squad Robotics - US 9-12
|Grade Levels:||9 - 12|
|Purpose:||We compete in the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC), a worldwide organization of 4000+ active high school robotics teams. Every January we get a brand new challenge and have 2 months to design, build, and program a 120 lbs robot to play a game in 3 v. 3 matches on a big field. Dubbed “a varsity sport for the mind” FRC combines difficult technical challenges with the excitement of competition to inspire students in STEM pursuits.|
Pre-Season: September - December
Field Set Build: January – February
Fall: Official FRC season event registration
January - February: the six-week robot design and build period with robot shipment deadline in late February
March - April: Regional and Championship events for qualifying teams
April: World Championship events for qualifying teams
Summer: we may compete in optional summer competitions and strongly encourage our US 9-12 students to help with robotics summer camp
|Practice Location:||Robotics HQ within 1 mile of campus
11563 Grooms Road, Blue Ash, OH 45242 (map)
|Meet / Competition Info:||
2 regional tournaments involve overnight travel and missing a few days of school:
|Anticipated # of Students:||30|
|Expected Parent Involvement:||
We welcome family members to attend competitions. Every family is expected to:
|Facilitators:||Christy Hansell (email@example.com) and Scott Reuter|
|How To Register:||
Every year you must:
The Beak Squad wins the 2018 World Championship Autonomous Award, Sponsored by Ford, and are Championship Division Finalists.
CHCA Beak Squad wins 2016 Ohio State FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) Championship as the Alliance Captain and 1st Place Alliance, remaining undefeated for the entire tournament!
CHCA Beak Squad takes 1st Place in the 2015 FedEx Innovation Challenge!