The Winsor Wildbots are excited to kick off their fourth season with the FTC Challenge: Freight Frenzy! Our team has developed, expanded, and advanced since last year, and this year we started off with brainstorming to help us tackle the challenge. On September 18th, the Wildbots went to Natick High School to attend their FTC … Continue reading Natick high school kickoff event!
Hi Everyone! This past week was our first two meetings of the 2021-2022 season. On the first day, we had sub-team rotations, in which we had both returning and new members cycle through sub-teams in order to learn what they would be doing. We then split into sub-teams once our members chose their sub-teams and … Continue reading Welcome to the 2021-2022 season!
On April 24th, we had our second qualifier of the 2020-2021 season. Throughout the day, we had six matches in which we achieved 26, 29, 42, 30, 36, and 27 points consecutively which totaled to 190 points. In this qualifier we were very consistent with our performance despite the major changes that occurred. At the … Continue reading SECOND QUALIFIER RECAP
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