Announcements

Upcoming Events

February 24th, 2018, 12:30 pm-5:00 pm: Women in Engineering Event

Women In STEM Event will be held in the UMass Lowell Makerspace (Falmouth 102). At this event, students get to participate in fun hands-on activities led by female engineers. The event is free and dinner is provided from 5 to 6. During dinner, there will be a question and answer panel for students to ask the engineers and UML SWE members any questions they have. NO EXPERIENCE IS REQUIRED!

BUT WAIT! THERE'S MORE! We are doing something new this event! All participants, if they wish, will be given 2 FREE TICKETS TO THE UMASS LOWELL ENGINEERING NIGHT HOCKEY GAME! The FRC Team 5962 members will be there because they are showing off their robot! The game begins at 7 at the Tsongas Arena. If you would like to go, please indicate so in the registration. You are responsible for transportation. If you want to attend, click here.


Past Events

December 9th, 2017, 10am-3pm: Women in Engineering Event

The team is hosting an event for girls grades 7-12 who are interested in all things STEAM. There, girls will get to do hands-on engineering activities and work with real-world female engineers. Lunch will be provided. If you want to attend, click here.


November 27th, 7:30: Boston Celtics VS Detroit Pistons

The Boston Celtics face the Detroit Pistons at the TD Garden. Admission is $40 and parking is not included. We only have a hundred tickets, so don’t be late to buy yours!

October 30th, 2017: Chunky's Movie Night

FRC Team 5962 screened the movie Halloween Town at Chunky's Theater in Pelham, MA and sold tickets for $7. Thanks to everyone who came!

October 18th, 2017: Chipotle Benefit Night

Chipotle was kind enough to open its doors for a benefit night, where 50% of the proceeds go to our team. We earned over $1000 through this event! Thank you!

August 11th, 2017 6:35: Lowell Spinners Game

We are having a FIRST Night at the Lowell Spinners Game on August 11th. We are selling tickets to the game for $10. We will also have a display of our robot and will be selling fidget spinners. Interested in having your team participate? contact us at info@mvrobotics.net.

June 24th, 2017 8am - 6pm Beantown Blitz

NUTRONS are hosting an off season event at Revere High School. We will be participating in the event. The event will be just like the main competition but with a few twists such as mentor matches and a human player game. More info is here.



June 4th, 2017 10am-3pm: Women in Engineering Event

We are hosting our 3rd Women in Engineering Event, in which girls grades 7-12 who attend are introduced to electrical, software, mechanical, and other career skills through fun hands-on activities. Women engineers from surrounding companies such as Analog Devices, MACOM, and Amazon Robotics as well as the SWE Boston Chapter will attend to help run activities and participate in a question and answer session during lunch. Any girl regardless of experience is welcome! Learn something new and have fun doing it!

To register and learn more click here

May 20th, 2017 11am - 1pm: FIRST Lego League Jr. Expo

We worked with our parent organization, Merrimack Valley Robotics Inc. to host an FLL Jr. Expo for this year's Creature Craze challenge. There were three of our FLL Jr. teams in attendance, all started by Merrimack Valley Robotics, some of which are mentored by our team. We also had a display of our robot for the younger students to see and test drive to earn there robot driver's license. The expo was held at Lowell High School in the cafeteria. To learn more about this year's challenge click here. Click here to see pictures of the event.

April 11, 2017: Valkyrie Event at UMass Lowell Nerve Center

We were invited by UMass Lowell to view the NASA Valkyrie robot as well as other robotics projects brought by other companies. This year, we also had the opportunity to show off our own robot, "Stinger," and talk about FIRST to passersby. To see photos from the event click here.

March 24-26th, 2017: Southern New Hampshire District Event

We came in 21st at Southern New Hampshire District Event at Bedford High School. We lost in the semifinals and learned a lot! We also won the spirit award. To see pictures from this event click here.

March 17th-19th, 2017: North Shore District Event

We kicked off our competition season at the North Shore District Event at Reading High School. Here we came in 32nd, and though we had some minor technical issues, by the end of the weekend we came together and got ready to take on future competitions. To see pictures from this event click here.