Watch The Download 2020-21 Kick-off edition

Dom’s strategy tips

Impress the judges with these five engineering notebook principles

Ideas to organise your team around Covid-19 safety measures

Building a strong game strategy – a lesson from team Binary Bots

Watch The Download 2020-21 Kick-off edition

February 2, 2021 by  
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FIRST Tech Challenge UK is kicking off this season from 11-29 Jan 2021 with three flexible weeks for teams to share, connect and inspire each other as they get to grips with the Ultimate Goal. During Kick-off month your team can take part in anything from picking team roles to homing in on a game […]

Dom’s strategy tips

January 20, 2021 by  
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We asked a Dom, previous Strategy Officer from the Binary Bots team in London, what tips and tricks they would pass along to help other teams when planning their season. They had lots to say, so takes some time to make sure you’re familiar with what’s involved in an effective strategy plan! . . . […]

Impress the judges with these five engineering notebook principles

December 2, 2020 by  
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Forget about robots for a second, the engineering notebook is hands down the most important material any team will produce in FIRST Tech Challenge UK. No team can be assessed for an award without one, however, teams have won awards without a working robot — it’s true! So, what’s an engineering notebook and how can […]

Ideas to organise your team around Covid-19 safety measures

October 14, 2020 by  
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Hey teams and Team Leads, how’s it going? 👋 We’re seeing plenty of teams get creative with building a team and running sessions while protective measures are in place. Here’s a bunch of genius ideas that could help your team make a strong start this season. If you’re a team please ensure you continue to […]

Building a strong game strategy – a lesson from team Binary Bots

October 25, 2019 by  
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Having a game strategy is critical when competing in the FIRST Tech Challenge. Not only does it help teams to focus on how they’ll score points, it also guides the robot’s design and function. Dom, from team Binary Bots 003 – who also developed this season’s strategy mission in Makerspace – shares his team’s approach […]

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