2016 FRC Build season and important dates

2016 FRC Winter build Season – January 9th – February 23rd

Some work will be completed during regular class times, however the majority of our efforts will be in the evenings. We will be working from 3pm to 8 pm on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, and from 9 am to 3 pm on Saturdays. We will eat dinners through the week and lunches on Saturdays as a team, please pick a day to provide a meal. If everyone pitches in each family should only need to cover one team meal.

Winter / Spring Schedule

Date Day Worktime Rough Agenda
1/09 Sat 9-3 Kick-off at Colerain High School
1/11 Mon 3-8 Field Construction and Game Strategy
1/12 Tues 3-8
1/14 Thurs 3-8 Final Game Strategy and Mockups
1/16 Sat 9-3 Mock-ups and prototypes
1/18 Mon 3-8 Electronics layout
1/19 Tues 3-8
1/21 Thurs 3-8 Driving base
1/23 Sat 9-3 Game piece manipulators in CAD
1/25 Mon 3-8
1/26 Tues 3-8
1/28 Thurs 3-8 Basic Chassis Code Ready
1/30 Sat 9-3 Construction and assembly of major robot systems
2/1 Mon 3-8
2/2 Tues 3-8
2/4 Thurs 3-8
2/6 Sat 9-3 Robot system troubleshooting
2/8 Mon 3-8
2/9 Tues 3-8
2/11 Thurs 3-8 Sensor Based Code Ready
2/13 Sat 9-3 Robot complete – game play and drive troubleshooting
2/15 Mon 3-8
2/16 Tues 3-8
2/18 Thurs 3-8
2/20 Sat 9-3 Final systems in place, Drive Practice
2/21 Sun (Only if needed)
2/22 Mon 3-8
2/23 Tues 8 AM Ship Day – Drive practice in area 51
???? Build Spares final prep-work
3/16-3/19 Cleveland Buckeye Regional Event (Leave after school Wed)
3/30-4/2 XU Queen City Regional Event (Caravan from school)
4/27-4/30 St Louis Championships (Travel 4/26 & 5/1)
10/1 Drive Base Options
10/1 Kick-off Registration
10/16 Drive Base Closes
11/23 Kick-off closes
11/12 Awards Open
2/4 Chairman’s Closes
2/4 Woodie Flowers Closes
2/11 Entrepreneurship Closes
2/11 Dean’s List Closes
9/24 1st Event Registration
10/22 2nd Event Registration
10/22 Champs Waitlist
11/5 Unrestricted Reg.
11/23 Payment Due