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

The 2017 season is Team Dave’s seventh year of competition. This year Ontario is moving to a District Model for the 2017 season. As a team we will have to adapt to the new challenges ahead of us.

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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2017 Week 3

With our sheet metal in, Team Dave has been hard at work this past week. We’ve riveted the chassis of the drivebase on both our practice and competition robots, and are making heavy progress on building up the practice bot. We’ve wired up the major components for the drivetrain, and had it moving around Saturday …

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2017 Week 2

Week 2 was what Team Dave would consider a “quiet” week — however, there was still plenty going on! We’ve been making small changes to our robot design and begun to work on pieces for our competition and practice robots, including gearboxes, shifters, shafts & much more. We’ve also modified some of our prototypes after …

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2017 Week 1

After one week of FIRST STEAMWORKS, Team Dave’s season is well on it’s way! We attended the Kickoff event at Woodland Christian High School, where our new members learned about CAD, presenting Chairman’s, strategy, and of course, building robots. Meanwhile, some of our mentors and senior students led some of these very sessions. The build …

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Waterloo Regional 2016

Team Dave competed at the Waterloo Regional from March 31st to April 2nd, at the Physical Activities Complex of the University of Waterloo. Despite not winning the event, the team brushed up on scouting, driving, and much more in preparation for the FRC World Championships in St. Louis. We were fortunate enough to win the …

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Greater Toronto Central Regional

Team Dave competed at the Greater Toronto Central Regional from March 2nd to March 5th, 2016, at Ryerson University, in the old Maple Leaf Gardens. Unlike the Stanley Cup-less Maple Leafs, Team Dave won the event, claiming out first regional win ever, in our first event of the season. We won our first match 88 …

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Week 6 – Bag and Tag

Down to the final stretch, Team Dave has been hard at work to finish everything up. At the same time, many exciting events happened along with visits from awesome people in our community. The build team spent many hours every evening to finish our competition robot in time for bag and tag day. We are …

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