Our journey to Einstein has started

7b2028789e05f9545c512ca8b631762aTeam 1389 is now registered to attend the CHS District – Central Maryland Event. This event will take place Mar 24-26, 2016 in Edgewater, MD. USA.

We are going to sign up for CHS District – Greater DC Event. This event will take place Mar 11-13, 2016 in Bethesda, MD. USA.

If everything works out we will be attending the CHS District – Championship Event.  This event will take place April 6-9, 2016 in College Park, MD. USA. In order to attend this event we will need to earn enough points at our two districts to be in the top 60 teams in the CHS District. Points are awarded for wins, losses, rank, participation in eliminations, participation in finals, being part of the winning alliance and winning awards.

And if we perform very well at the CHS District – Championship Event we may earn a spot to attend the FRC World Championship Event. This event will take place April 27-30, 2016 in St Louis, MO. USA.  In order to attend this event we will need to earn enough points at the CHS District – Championship Event to be in the top 29 teams in the CHS District. Points are awarded for wins, losses, rank, participation in eliminations, participation in finals, being part of the winning alliance and winning awards.

If you have never been to an FRC World Championship Event, we highly recommend watching this video.

Einstein is the field where the final 12 teams out of the 3800 FRC teams from around the world compete to earn the right to call themselves FRC champions. Only 75 teams over the last 26 years have earned that right, so to call this an amazing achievement might be not being doing the title justice.  To learn more about this event check out this FIRST wiki article.  And if you only learn one thing about the event, learn this;

The FRC World Championship Event is one of the most amazing things you could ever imagine attending and will change how you see the world.

GET EXCITED!!!!!

The team has updated our team calendar with the above events, meeting times and other useful information to help for planning the next 7 months of robotics.

Have you turned in your paperwork yet?

 

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