Build It! Pittsburgh

2015-2016 Season - Team Powered Workshop

Event Information


Saturday October 17, 2015
9:00 am - 3:30 pm


Bible Baptist Church
200 Elicker Rd
Plum, PA 15239


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9:00 AMTeams Arrive and Check-in
9:15 AMWorkshop begins
12:00 PMLunch Break
1:00 PMWorkshop Resumes
3:30 PMEvent Complete

Team Powered

This event is hosted and managed by FTC Teams 4149 Terabytes and 7060 Team RobotiX.

Event Details

Workshop Series

The Build It! Pittsburgh and Program It! Pittsburgh workshops are a multi-part series to help teams jump start their robot design, build, and programming, as well as providing practice time on the field. Veteran teams 4149 Terabytes and 7060 Team RobotiX are joining forces to host and run these events. Mentors and lead students from these teams will work directly with teams to help them prepare for their first scrimmage or Tournament.

Build It! is focused on initial robot building and introduction to the new programming environment.
Program It! is focused on programming.

What to bring for the Workshop

These are hands on workshops. To get the most out of the workshops, please bring what you can of the following:

  • Programming laptop
  • FTC New Technology components: Electronics Modules (Base Kit) and/or Electronics Modules & Sensor Kit (Full Kit), USB cables
  • ZTE Speed phones,OTG USB cable, USB hub
  • Legacy components: DC Motor controllers, Servo controllers, Sensors, I2C cables
  • DC Motors, Servos, cables and wires, slotted screwdriver
  • Robot parts – Tetrix, Matrix, and other parts
  • Tools
  • Logitech F310 Gamepads
  • Charged Tetrix batteries and charger
  • Power strip
  • Safety glasses

Team Registration Information

Participating Teams

Team # Team Name Organization Location
5526 Quasics Gateway High School Monroeville, PA
6640 Robotusssin Shady Side Academy Pittsburgh, PA
9820 Girls of Steel FTC Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, PA
10083 Something Weird Mars Robotics Association Mars, PA
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