Tom Lageson

The MN 10,000 Lakes Regional Leads Us to The FIRST World Championship!

This past weekend we were finalists at the Minnesota 10,000 Lakes Regional Tournament held at U of M in Minneapolis at Williams Arena.  In qualification rounds, we were ranked 4th in a field of 63 teams, making us an alliance captain for the finals.  We advanced through the quarter finals and semifinals, and then lost …

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Open House 2016

Thank you to everyone who attended our open house on Feb 22, 2016. We got the robot to shoot high goals throughout the entire night, which kept parents and little siblings alike entertained. Team members received plenty of good feedback from family members, and overall the open house went pretty well. Guests enjoyed complimentary refreshments such …

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Arduino Programming

This Fall we’ll be using Arduino microcontrollers to teach programming and also to  cross-train with the electrical subteam.  Microcontrollers  are small computers that are well suited to  electrical hacking. We’ll be writing little Arduino programs in C++, which is similar to the Java programming language we’ll use to program the big robots. We’ll have a few loner computers available, but …

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