Drive It! Philadelphia

2015-2016 Season - Team Powered Workshop

Event Information


Saturday November 21, 2015
9:00 am - 3:00 pm


Central High School
1700 West Olney Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19141


9:00 AMTeam Check-in
9:30 AMDesign / build / program with mentor support
Full field available for practice
12:00 PMLunch Break
1:00 PMContinue build / program with mentor support
Full field available for practice
3:00 PMEvent Complete

Team Powered

This event is hosted and managed by FTC Teams 5488 Robodragons, 5320 RoboLancers Gold, and 6676 RoboLancers Crimson.

Event Details

Workshop Series

The Build It!, Drive It! and Program It! workshops are a three-part series to help teams jump start their robot design, build, and programming, as well as providing practice time on the field. Again this season, veteran teams Freire Charter School 5488 Robodragons and Central High School 5320 RoboLancers Gold and 6676 RoboLancers Crimson are joining forces to host and run these events. Mentors and lead students from these schools will work directly with teams to help them prepare for their first Meet or Tournament.

Build It! will be focused on initial robot building and introduction to the new programming environment.
Program It! will be focused on programming but have plenty of opportunities to continue building and testing your robots.
Drive It! will continue the build/programming/driving fun with a focus on incremental robot improvements and plenty of field practice.

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

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Team # Team Name Organization Location
5224 Robowolves Boys' Latin of Philadelphia Charter School Philadelphia, PA
5320 RoboLancers Gold Central High School Philadelphia, PA
6676 RoboLancers Crimson Central High School Philadelphia, PA
6677 Techeads Boys' Latin of Philadelphia Charter School Philadelphia, PA
9222 O'Hara Robotics Cardinal O'Hara HS Springfield, PA
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