HUBS – Team 1241


Rick Hansen Secondary School

1150 Dream Crest Road

Mississauga, L5V 1N6


Monday 4pm-8pm

Tuesday 4pm-6:30pm

Wednesday 4pm-8pm

Thursday 4pm-6:30pm

Friday 4pm-9pm

Saturday 10am-4pm

Sunday 2pm-6pm

Team Contacts

Kick Off  (Jan 6-7, 2018)

If you do not have a place to go the kickoff weekend we offer classrooms within our school from 10-4pm both Sat Jan 6th and Sun Jan 7th.

Mechanical/ Design

  • From prototyping to actual build we use a variety of softwares such as Autodesk Inventor and Mastercam.
  • Our engineering mentors can provide data and explanations about systems being used on your robots such as motorized mechanisms and gear boxes. They can explain formulas used to determine appropriate gear ratios needed to control things such as speed and torque
  • We can help you with the fabrication of your robot. We cannot promise that we will be able to create parts for you but we will help your team to utilize your facilities to its full potential.
  • Robot inspection to ensure that it will be legal for your first competition.


  • We have many alumni, students as well as industry mentors willing to help with the electrical installation and programming of your robot.
  • We can not only help with Java and C++ but help troubleshoot any issues that come up.
  • Help develop autonomous programming.
  • Show how to incorporate sensors and pneumatic systems.


  • Our business side of the team would be happy to show teams how we run our team from structure to event management to food schedules.
  • Explaining how to put together sponsorship packages for approaching new companies for funding and ideas on how to raise funds
  • Our team can help you put together a sponsorship presentation to attract and sustain sponsors
  • We can help your team to leverage resources such as parents and members in the community to make your team run smoother.


  • Our team applies for all awards FIRST has to offer at events. From the coveted Chairman’s Award, Entrepreneurship Award, Deans List and Woodie Flowers, our team of trained students and mentors would be excited to answer any and all questions your team might have!
  • Our team has received many rubrics from judges and can share what some of the common expectations are for teams to win an award.
  • Ideas for submissions, videos and team spirit can be provided.
  • We would be happy to review any award submissions and provide you with feedback to help strengthen ideas, get your outline started, provide you with presentation support and everything else you need to put together an awards submission