The Harrisburg U (In)Formal

2017-2018 Season - Team Powered Workshop

Event Information


Saturday September 23, 2017
9:45 am - 3:00 pm


Harrisburg University of Science and Technology
326 Market St
Harrisburg, PA 17101


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9:45 AMTeams Arrive and Check-in
10:00 AMWorkshop Begins
12:15 PMLunch (provided)
1:00 PMWorkshop Resumes
3:00 PMEvent Complete

Team Powered

This event is hosted and managed by Harrisburg University of Science and Technology and FTC Team 9872 (In)Formal Logic.

Event Details


Jump start your robot design and build with this action packed workshop!

The Harrisburg U (In)Formal workshop will cover the following topics areas:

  • Game Analysis – Formal analysis of game scoring and prioritizing focus for each team. Reviewing game strategy and then ideas for handling the tougher parts of the competition. Review new REV controllers
  • Judging and Engineering Notebook
  • Initial build and programming – Work with other students/mentors and ask any questions you might have with our initial building/programming
  • CAD: Bonus session for students who want an intro to learning CAD

Share your expertise with other teams! Contact if you would like to present/lead/support a topic area at any these workshops. Non-robot/programming topic areas are also welcomed, including engineering notebook, judging, fund raising, outreach, etc.

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:

  • Engineering Notebook
  • Programming laptop / CAD laptop
  • FTC New Technology components: modules, cables
  • Driver station and robot controller phones, OTG USB cable, USB hub
  • DC Motors, Servos, cables and wires, slotted screw driver
  • Robot parts – Tetrix, Matrix, and other parts
  • Tools
  • Gamepads
  • Charged batteries and charger
  • Power strip
  • Safety glasses

Team Registration Information

Participating Teams

Team # Team Name Organization Location
8468 The Javengers friends/PACAR Enola, PA
9872 (In)Formal Logic Covenant Christian Academy Harrisburg, PA
10113 NZ.1 Dauphin County Technical School Harrisburg, PA
11208 Kardia Robotics Kardia Learning Center Reading, PA
11830 Rarbots Red Lion Senior High School Red Lion, PA
12564 Technion None Mechanicsburg, PA
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