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23
Feb

Microsoft Team of the Week – Team 5015

Microsoft has generously offered grants for teams across Canada in 2017. During the months of January, February, and March, we’re highlighting Microsoft-sponsored teams! This week we talked to 5015, The SWAT Bots from Port Perry, Ontario. FIRST Robotics Canada: How do you feel about the 2017 game? Team 5015: The SWAT Bots, team #5015, are very excited about FIRST Steamworks. It is a

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10
Feb

Microsoft Team of the Week – Team 5672

Microsoft has generously offered grants for teams across Canada in 2017.During the months of January, February, and March, we’re highlighting Microsoft-sponsored teams! This week we talked to 5672, a First Nation team from Wikwemikong Unceded Territory, Manitoulin Island. FIRST Robotics Canada: How do you feel about the 2017 game? Team 5672: We are excited for Steamworks 2017. Many of our team members are new

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8
Feb

Microsoft Team of the Week – Team 6390

Microsoft has generously offered grants for teams across Canada in 2017. During the months of January, February, and March, we’re highlighting Microsoft-sponsored teams! We talked to Hephaestus Robotics Team 6390 in Surrey, BC, and asked them a few questions about the season so far. FIRST Robotics Canada: What are the biggest challenges your team has faced this season? Team 6390: Our biggest challenges are

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1
Feb

Microsoft Team of the Week – Team 5031

Microsoft has generously offered grants for teams across Canada in 2017. During the months of January, February, and March, we’re highlighting Microsoft-sponsored teams! We talked to Downsview Robotics Team 5031 and asked them a few questions about the season so far. FIRST Robotics Canada: How do you feel about the 2017 game? Team 5031: Team 5031 is a very young team. We have

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28
Jan

Epic battle of robots coming to Georgian

Robotics competition pits 35 robots, built and programmed by teams of Ontario high school students, against one another in an epic battle that combines sport, science, and teamwork   NEWS RELEASE GEORGIAN COLLEGE ************************* Georgian will host Barrie’s largest-ever robotics competition on Mar. 25 and 26 at the Barrie Campus Athletic Centre. The FIRST Robotics Competition will pit 35 robots, built and

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23
Jan

Microsoft Team of the Week – Team 5630

Microsoft has generously offered grants for teams across Canada in 2017. During the months of January, February, and March, we’re highlighting Microsoft-sponsored teams! We talked to Team 5630 and asked them a few questions about the robotics season so far. FIRST Robotics Canada: How do you feel about the 2017 game? Team 5630: The 2017 game looks promising. On the

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20
Jan

Dads of Daughters in STEM – Interview with Dr. Elliott Coleshill

by Kim Cooper As part of the Girls in STEM Executive Advisory Council, I’m honoured to collaborate with a group of talented leaders—including Dr. Elliott Coleshill. After a few short minutes chatting with Dr. Coleshill, it was abundantly evident to me that this man has the background, knowledge, and experience that far surpasses even the notorious bearded man claimed to be the “most interesting man

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9
Jan

2016 FIRST Robotics Scholarships for Ontario Universities

Many Ontario universities and colleges are recognizing the skills and commitment that students participating in the FIRST Robotics Competition have and are offering scholarships to graduating students participating in FRC.  For more information on the scholarships offered by each of these schools and a complete list of scholarships offered to FIRST students across the world, click on the image below.   University of Ontario Institute

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7
Jan

FIRST Walk-in and Online Help Desk Resources

FIRST Robotics Canada and FIRST Robotics Competition teams are working together to provide the FIRST Walk-In Help Centre and the Online Help Desk.  Any team can ask experienced teams for help and support throughout the build season through either of these resources. Visit the resources page on these tools.

31
Oct

TD Team-Assistance Grant Opportunity!

FIRST Robotics Canada is proud to welcome TD as a 2016-17 event and team sponsor! TD is thrilled to offer six (6) $2,500 grants to support teams in Ontario that make a demonstrable effort to encourage and demonstrate the participation and engagement of female members of your team in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). FIRST Robotics Canada (FRC) Ontario

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