Tag: FRC

2014 World Championship Event

May 2, 2014

After a long season of hard work, 604 attended the 2014 FIRST World Championships in St. Louis, MO from April 23rd-26th. This year, we were in the Galileo division along with several other California teams. Qualifying matches began on Thursday, and despite running into a few problems on Thursday and Friday night, we were able […]

2014 Silicon Valley Regional

April 21, 2014

On April 4th and 5th, we attended our second tournament of the year, the Silicon Valley Regional. After 11 qualifying matches on Friday and Saturday, we were seeded 14th and picked by the 4th alliance captain, Team 1280 The Ragin’ C-Bicuits, along with Team 100 The WildHats. We advanced to semifinals after two close quarterfinal […]

2012 Google Silicon Valley Regional Conclusion

April 5, 2012

After the success at the Sacramento Regional two weeks prior, FIRST Team 604 came home to compete at the Google Silicon Valley Regional ready for some intense competition. We made a few changes to our robot since Sacramento and they paid off. After ten qualification matches, we seeded 14th and later moved up to the […]

2012 Google Silicon Valley Regional: Day 2

March 30, 2012

After an exhausting day at the San Jose State Event Center, we were extremely excited to learn that our mentor, Jim Mori, won the Woodie Flower’s Finalist Award. Mr. Mori has been involved with the FIRST program since 1999 and with FIRST Team 604 since 2005. He has worked with FIRST Teams 254, 668, 1967, […]

2012 Sacramento Regional

March 19, 2012

FIRST Team 604 started another successful competition season at the 2012 Sacramento Regional, held at the UC Davis ARC Pavilion. Originally faced with some technical issues, our team was able to overcome some of them and use our skill on the coopertition(TM) bridge to our advantage. Completing a total of four coopertition(TM) balances, we seeded […]

2012 Robot Unveiling — Introducing “Sureshot”

March 15, 2012

FIRST Team 604 will be competing this weekend at the Sacramento Regional. Remember to watch us on MadStream! Here is our latest creation for the world to see! Many thanks to our sponsors and friends who helped make this happen. Name: “Sureshot” Dimension: 27″W x 36″L x 59″H Weight: 118 lbs Concept: Our team recognized […]

2012 Build Season Recap

February 22, 2012

The last two weeks have been extremely hectic, so here’s what we have been up to: On February 11, we held a demo at the Microsoft Store at Valley Faire Mall on Stevens Creek Boulevard, San Jose. We brought robots from 2006, 2009, and 2010. The 2009 Lunacy robot was connected to a Microsoft Kinect, […]

2012 Week 3 & 4 Update and a Teaser!

February 6, 2012

Week 3 was a week of steady gains, as fabrication continues for the robot. Bumpers have been fashioned and are ready for use. Our drivers have been practicing on robots from former years, especially our 2010 robot. We bought new batteries and chargers. The chargers have arrived and are currently having powerpoles put on them. […]

2012 Week 2 Update

January 23, 2012

Week 2 was another week of great progress for FIRST Team 604, as we are fully on schedule. With designs nearing completion, the robot is coming together. The practice field is complete, as the finishing touches were just put on the bridge a few minutes ago. We have also found a way to recognize the […]

2012 Week 1 Update

January 15, 2012

After a successful build week, FIRST Team 604 is poised to make a solid run at this year’s FRC challenge, Rebound Rumble. All aspects of the team made progress. Designs for this year’s robot are almost complete. Using SolidWorks CAD software, 604 has been able to accurately model the design and physics behind our robot. […]