Category Archive: Build sessions

Jan 30

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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Jan 22

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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Jan 17

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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Mar 10

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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Feb 13

Week 4-5


This past week, on Wednesday, the Business team submitted our Entrepreneurship award. Since this was the final award to submit on STIMs, we are now working on the Chairman’s video and presentation. Planning for the presentation is underway and shots for the video are being taken. Our Chairman’s presenters are preparing for our week one …

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