Category Archives: Competitions

Getting to the Ultimate Goal

What a ride the season has been so far. We realized we hadn’t posted an update to the Guess the Game game. Galactic Squirrels up in Gainesville won!

The season to date from September on has been an interesting one, to say the least. Meeting online at the start of the season, we moved to in person meetings by late September, and have been meeting in-person and online ever since, masked and with lots of hand sanitizing. And we also gained four new team members!

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Rising to the FIRST Skystone Challenge: A Season to Remember

Finalist Alliance award

We had a great run during our 12th season, earning our way to the FIRST Tech Challenge Florida State Championship in Jacksonville in February with a Winning Alliance bid, then making it all the way to the finals at State!

Thank you to our great alliance partners at State:

  • 9779 PIEaters (Captain)
  • 12600 Hadron Knights

and congratulations to the Winning Alliance:

  • 6433 Neutrinos
  • 4997 Masquerade
  • 7321 Charlotte Surge

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FIRST Championship Houston was Amazing!

We didn’t come back home with any trophies this time, but what we did return with will last a lifetime!  Our wins were great and our losses mostly close.  We nailed our interview, thanks to local Toastmasters International coaching support

We learned a lot, met some incredible people – including Dr. Woodie Flowers! – made some new friends, and saw some spectacular robots.

Congratulations to Palm Harbor FIRST Tech Challenge team Boom Bots for captaining the Championship Winning Alliance!

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