FRC® TEAM 1334
The Red Devils
"FULL STEAM AHEAD"
FIRST® Team 1334 is a high school robotics team established in 2003, located at Oakville Trafalgar High School in beautiful Oakville, Ontario, Canada. Each year, we design and build a robot to compete in the FIRST Robotics Competition. It’s a very exciting and rewarding opportunity consisting of events that showcase all the hard work and effort we put into building our robot.
Our team is comprised of different sub teams such as build, design, business, and programming. We strive to create a safe and enjoyable environment where those interested in science, technology, media and business can build intellect and character by developing individual and team skills such as teamwork and leadership. We also participate in many community outreach events throughout the year to promote STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art through creativity and Math) in our community. For more information about our team, click here!
MIDNIGHT MADNESS 2016
On Friday July 15th Oakville Trafalgar Robotics participated in the Town of Oakville’s annual Midnight Madness event. The night was a ton of fun and a huge success, with our pit drawing lots of spectators. Last year’s Drive Team attracted a line-up as they gave kids rides down the block on our Chairbot. Last year’s competition robot MACKENZIE met crowds with displays of her capabilities, and interacted with visitors by playing games of catch. Students made their way through the crowds answering questions and handing out information, while our new PA system allowed us to efficiently address everyone at once. The event was a great way to increase our team profile and speak with local families about our team, FIRST, FRC, and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math). We also spread the word about First Lego League (FLL), encouraging families who were interested to enrol their kids into robotics programs. We had over 20 OT members attend the event, working in the pits and speaking to the crowds. We would like to thank our members for being knowledgable, hard-working, approachable and enthusiastic, and for displaying Gracious Professionalism throughout the night.
The event had a great turnout, with many other Halton FRC teams such as 3161 Tronic Titans and 771 SWAT attending. Team 3161 had great presentation outside their pit, displaying their robot’s dexterity and fine craftsmanship as it tackled obstacles from last year’s Stronghold games. SWAT brought a remote controlled drone to the event, which captured great footage and a lot of attention from spectators. We look forward to seeing them compete next season.
March 2016 - NewsLetter
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FIRST - For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology is an organization that promotes teamwork and collaboration among engineers. FIRST assists students to learn science and technology though robotics competitions.
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