VirginiaFIRST FRC Workshops

REGISTRATION DEADLINE – MONDAY NOVEMBER 18TH

VirginiaFIRST FRC Workshops at the VCU School of Engineering. There are 20 topics something for everyone mentors, students, veterans and rookies.

MANY NEW TOPICS OFFERED! Coaches even if you can’t attend encourage team members to attend your entire team will benefit!

*FRC Workshops – Saturday, November 23rd*
*VCU School of Engineering – Richmond *
*$5 per person – includes continental breakfast and hot lunch*

*REGISTER TODAY!!

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2014 FIRST Scholarship Opportunities

Many colleges and universities, professional associations, and corporations offer college scholarships to high school students on FIRST teams. This is official recognition of the knowledge and technical and life skills these students have gained from participating in a FIRST competition.

As of, October 9th, for 2014, FIRST has 150 confirmed scholarship providers that are making available 887 individual scholarship opportunities with a total value of approx. $18,131,757!

New providers are joining the FIRST Scholarship Program often, so keep checking back to their website to see new scholarships! Also, be sure to check the FIRST Scholarship Newsletter for special information.

http://www.usfirst.org/about/scholarships/scholarship-opportunities

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Presentation: FRC Pneumatics

This presentation was given to the 2014 Hampton Roads FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) Summit, held Saturday 9 November 2013 at the Peninsula Higher Education Center in Hampton, VA.  It provides a discussion about the reasons why a pneumatic actuation system might be a good choice in many FRC applications, develops a symbolic language which can be used to describe and design pneumatic systems, and gives solutions to many of the common problems that FRC pneumatics face in operation.

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