On March 6th, we ran our match day for FTC Qualifiers. Throughout the day, we had six matches in which we achieved 5, 10, 5, 9, 28, and 40 points consecutively. While we improved drastically, we faced many challenges. For instance, after our third match, a piece of our ramp broke off. We innovatively used … Continue reading First Qualifier Recap
The Winsor Wildbots are having our last meeting before the first qualifier of the season! We’ve been working hard and wanted to give everyone an update on how we're preparing. As a team, we are inspecting our robot, holding driver practice in the morning as well as the afternoon, testing matchplay, taking some photos of … Continue reading Preparing For Our First Qualifier!
On January 30th, the Winsor Wildbots hosted our first scrimmage! We had 6 matches, and were able to successfully score power shots and tower goals, both during driver controlled practice and during the matches. Additionally, the autonomous mechanism was very consistent, and we were able to push the wobble goal to the farthest box almost … Continue reading OUR FIRST SCRIMMAGE
On December 29th, we met with the Aluminum Cobblers, another Massachusetts FTC team, over zoom to discuss our robot designs, specific mechanisms, outreach programs, and our general progress. Through this interaction, we were able to see how their team is organized as well as their progress on the engineering notebook. We also compared various pictures … Continue reading Meeting with the Aluminum Cobblers
Hi everyone! Here is our update on each sub-team as the Wildbots make progress during the 2020-21 season. In the building sub-team, we have been working on the mechanics for shooting rings at the tower goal, and we have tested our prototypes on a realistic tower goal. Below is a picture of us practicing shooting … Continue reading Updates On Each Sub-team
The Winsor Wildbots are excited to kick off their fourth season with the First FTC Challenge: Ultimate Goal! Our team has developed, expanded, and advanced since last year, and this year we started off with brainstorming to help us tackle the challenge. There are two periods of the challenge: the autonomous period and the driver-controlled … Continue reading Kicking off the 2020-2021 season!
Constantly adapting and being flexible, the Winsor Wildbots team continues to further our learning in the midst of a pandemic. We have, of course, come across many challenges: school policy only allows us high schoolers to come in on Thursdays and Fridays, the Wildbots are not allowed to work as a club on those days, … Continue reading WILDBOTS IN COVID-19
The Wildbots will be competing in the Massachusetts State Championships at Natick High School on March 7th! Good luck to all the teams competing and we hope to see you there!
On February 8th, we had so much fun at our second qualifier! Thank you so much to Hopkins Academy for having us. We enjoyed connecting with even more teams at the event, and we wish them the best of luck! We were also absolutely honored to have received the Control Award, which is given to … Continue reading Second Qualifier at Hopkins Academy
A few weeks ago, on January 12th, we attended our first qualifier of the season! We had a lot of fun working with the other teams and seeing them in action. We are also absolutely honored to have received the Inspire award at the event! This qualifies us for the MA State Championships, and we … Continue reading First Qualifier of the Season