Kc Robotics team

FTC Team 208 - Runic Robotics

FTC Team 17621 - Sea Dawgs

FRC Team 1553 - KC Robotics Team

invista donation

INVISTA in Lugoff, SC again has provided our team a $5,000 donation in support of our program. They have provided that amount of support for the past seven years. Thanks INVISTA! That support makes a HUGE difference to our team!!!

monday.com!

Monday.com provides a great platform for team organization. They provides their online platform for FREE to FIRST teams. Thanks to Monday.com for their support our teams and FIRST teams.

harbor freight donation

Harbor Freight recently provide our team a $200 gift card to use to purchase items in their store. Our team went shopping last week and got some great stuff! Thanks Harbor Freight for the support!

midlands gives donations

Our team participated in the South Carolina Midlands Gives day earlier this year. Our team earned over $725 during that event. Thanks to everyone that donated and Central Carolina Community Foundation’s Midlands Gives Day Fund for the event!

2023 FRC SCRap event

Our teams decided to build a FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) robot to compete in the FIRST South Carolina SCRAP offseason event held in Sumter on July 15, 2023. Our robot went from a pile of parts to a functioning robot in just a few work sessions. Our students learned quickly about the game strategy. They fought arm gearing problems all day but never gave up. When their robot worked, it did great! Time to work on a few improvements for the SCRIW FRC offseason event in October.

2022-2023 FTC Season recap

Our two teams had a great FIRST Tech Challenge season. Each of our teams performed very well at our tournament and the state championship.

Team 208, Runic Robotics, won the Collins Aerospace Innovate award at the West Qualifying tournament and advanced to the state championship.

Team 17621, Sea Dawgs, won with Inspire Award, Promote Award, and Compass Award and was the finalist alliance captain at the West Qualifying Tournament and advanced to the state championship. At the championship, the just missed being a top four team (ranking 5th after qualification rounds). They were the winning alliance first pick, and won the Collins Aerospace Innovate award. Celeste, one of their team members, was one of two Dean's List Finalists and received the invitation to attend and attended the FTC World Championship in Houston Texas.

Paul Sullivan, one of our team mentors, won the South Carolina FTC Mentor of the Year award.

The team also had several outreach events such as STEM nights at two schools, doing a roadside cleanup, and doing demonstrations during a FIRST Lego League event.

Overall it was a great robot season!

ftc demo at lego league state championship

Two of our students performed demonstrations of a FIRST Tech Challenge robot at the South Carolina FIRST Lego League State Championship on February 18, 2023. The had a long line of Lego League students who were ready to drive the robot! Our students explained the FIRST Tech Challenge program and helped the FIRST Lego League student understand that robotics does not have to end once they age out of FIRST Lego League.

INVISTA DONATION

Thank you to INVISTA in Lugoff who again provided a $5,000 donation to our team for our 2022-2023 season! That donation provided substantial support for our team's activities. This was the sixth year that INVISTA has provided that donation to our team! Without that support our team would not have the resources we need to have a successful team. Thank you INVISTA!

FTC Game Prep

Our teams are working hard to get their robots ready for their FIRST Tech Qualifier tournament that will be held on February 4, 2023, at Fountain Inn High School. Their robots are moving and are really coming together!

Scrap Results

Our team completed in the South Carolina FRC SCRAP event held on August 6, 2022. Our robot had some challenges during the competition, but the team had a good time at the event. We thank the people who made the event possible.

You can contact the team at kcroboticsteam@gmail.com

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