Philly Beacon Workshop

2016-2017 Season - Team Powered Workshop

Event Information


Saturday December 10, 2016
12:45 pm - 4:00 pm


Freire Charter High School
2027 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19103


12:45 PMTeams Check-in
1:00 PMWorkshop Begins
4:00 PMEvent Complete

Team Powered

This event is hosted and managed by FTC Team 5488 RoboDragons.

Event Details


Come with kits (including electronics), phones, programming laptop, and engineering notebook. Leave with a basic driving chassis and notebook entries. 2-3 students and an adult from each team will work on the mechanical and electrical build while 1-2 student programmers from each team prepare the Java code for remote control driving in another room.

What To Bring

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

  • 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 screw driver
  • 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 NameOrganizationLocation
5506Edison Robo OwlsEdison High SchoolPhiladelphia, PA
5514RobohoundsParkway Center City High SchoolPhiladelphia, PA
6540Lincoln1Abraham Lincoln High SchoolPhiladelphia, PA
6606Dobbins ForceMurrell Dobbins CTEPhiladelphia, PA
8480TechnobotsPhiladelphia High School for GirlsPhiladelphia, PA
12003RoboneersFrankford High SchoolPhiladelphia, PA
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