Tag: Outreach

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, […]

2011 Off-season Recap

November 29, 2011

With the 2011-2012 season just starting, FIRST Team 604 has already been hard at work, competing at two different off-season competitions — the WRRF CalGames and the MadTown Throwdown — running workshops, and demonstrating our robot throughout the community. Working with NASA and FIRST Team 846, we showed off our 2010 FRC robot OverKill and introduced […]

One Month Till Build Season!

December 7, 2010

The 2011 FIRST Robotics Competition season is quickly arriving.  Team 604 is currently holding safety workshops to prepare all members for the upcoming build season, so we can have an injury-free one.  There will also be other workshops over winter break in final preparation for the season. We have also been helping out on the […]

Annual Starbucks Demo 2009

September 19, 2009

This morning, we had our annual community demo at a local Starbucks in order to spread FIRST within our community and to raise awareness about the program before the upcoming 2010 season.  Bringing four of our five robots, we advertised FIRST, FRC, FTC, FLL, and our own team at the event while encouraging members of […]

Take Flight for Kids 2009

August 8, 2009

Today, our team attended the Take Flight for Kids event to promote FIRST and robotics within the community.  Held at the Ried Hillview Airport in San Jose, the event introduced the over 5,000 attendees to FIRST.  Working with The Apes of Wrath (Team 668), The Insomniacs (Team 2489), and The Prototypes (Team 2854), we showed […]

Maker Faire 2008

May 4, 2008

The San Mateo based Maker Faire was a great success for Team Quixilver and the FIRST community. Team 604 spread the word of FIRST to over 65,000 people, including hundreds of inventors, independent companies, and children ecstatic to delve into LEGO robotics. While having such a strong appeal to younger children, numerous bay area high […]

Annual Starbucks Demo 2007

October 6, 2007

The Leland Robotics Team held a fundraiser at Starbucks. There, we promoted CalGames, the upcoming off-season tournament, demoed with VEX and FRC robots, and fostered the love for robotics in their community. Thanks to generous community support, we were able to raise over $1,100 in one morning! This brings us one step closer to our […]