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Team Dave is FRC Team 3683 – the FIRST Robotics Team at St. David CSS in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

The 2014 season is Team Dave’s fourth year of competition. So far this year we have won the Excellence in Engineering Award, the Creativity Award, and have qualified for the 2014 FRC World Championship in St. Louis, Missouri.

Dave knows that most people have never built a robot before, so Dave welcomes students from all grades and all levels of experience with open arms.

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Day 20-23

On Wednesday, boxes of parts for our chassis showed up and students of Team Dave began working extremely hard alongside our mentors to build our two chassis, for our two robots. Yesterday, our software team had our robot connected wirelessly, driving around our high school cafeteria. Students have been studying hard for exams this coming week, …

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Days 16-19

As Team Dave entered week three of the season, things were at a standstill, as we waited for pieces of our robot to come in. Our build team continued to CNC and lathe pieces for the robot. Our admin team is on the way to completing our submissions for the Entrepreneurship Award and Chairman’s Award, after …

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Day 13-15

  At the end of week two, Team Dave is continuing to be very busy in both build and admin. Our mechanical team is working hard making pieces of the robot on the CNC and lathe based off of our CAD design that we completed early this week. Our software team is programming, as well as experimenting …

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Day 9-12

Halfway into week two the team is running very smoothly. The CAD for the robot has been finalised and members are starting prototyping. Game field pieces have been created, ensuring the drive team can practice efficiently once the time comes. Our admin team has been working diligently to complete the 2015 business plan.  With the …

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Day 6 – 8

Team Dave has been very busy over the past couple of days. From building and prototyping the robot, to working on administration tasks, the team has been working nonstop. Throughout the past 3 days, the team has been continuing to prototype and design parts of the robot in the shop, and in Solidworks. From simple …

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Kickoff 2015 – Day 5

On January 3, 2015 Team Dave gathered at the University of Waterloo to attend the UW FIRST Kickoff event. Along with 16 other teams, Dave was introduced to this years game, Recycle Rush. Recycle Rush is a recycling-themed game played by two Alliances of three robots each. Robots score points by stacking totes on scoring …

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