Description of activity: Students research, design, fabricate and test a robot that must meet the criteria established by the First Robotics competition.
Where to go for more information: Ken Pashina, ETD.
Length of season: Approximately six weeks to design, fabricate and test. The competition typically follows three weeks after the robot is shipped for storage before the competition.
Meeting times: Monthly until build season. Typically after school and during weekends.
Meeting site: CMS Woods Lab. There is a bus to transport students from Wayzata High School to Central Middle School after school. Students are responsible for their transportation home from Central Middle School after practice.
Competitions: First Robotics Regional and possibly National competitions.
Eligibility requirements: Meet the Wayzata Public Schools and MSHSL Extra-Curricular Eligibility Requirements.
Costs and/or needed equipment: Participation fee is $125.00. Students are responsible for transportation during the initial six weeks of designing, building, and testing.