Philly Chassis Workshop

2016-2017 Season - Team Powered Workshop

Event Information


Saturday November 19, 2016
12:45 pm - 4:00 pm


Central High School
1700 West Olney Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19141


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

Team Powered

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

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 Name Organization Location
5506 Edison Robo Owls Edison High School Philadelphia , PA
6540 Lincoln1 Abraham Lincoln High School Philadelphia, PA
8480 Technobots Philadelphia High School for Girls Philadelphia, PA
9570 Gear Girls Carver High School Philadelphia, PA
12455 Workshop Workshop School Philadelphia, PA
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