Tag: Microsoft

17
Feb

Microsoft Team of the Week – Team 6875

Thank you to Microsoft for supporting FIRST Robotics Competition. This week we talked to team 6875, Build a Dream Robotics—Amazon Warriors, a community team from LaSalle, Ontario, a Microsoft-sponsored-team. 1. What makes your team unique? Team 6875: This is a very exciting time for our team as it is our rookie season. We are very excited to be a part of the

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12
Feb

Microsoft Team of the Week – Team 7013

Thank you to Microsoft for supporting FIRST Robotics Competition! Throughout the FRC season, we will get to know Microsoft-sponsored teams. This week FIRST team 7013 ACCN TECHTRONIX reported on their experience. ACCN TECHTRONIX is the first Black robotics team in Canada to enter a FIRST Robotics Competition. ACCN TECHTRONIX is made up of 25 males and females from various Toronto neighbourhoods. Ryerson

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5
Feb

Microsoft Team of the Week – Team 6331

Thank you to Microsoft for supporting FIRST Robotics Competition! Throughout the FRC season, we will get to know Microsoft-sponsored teams. This week we talked to FIRST team 6331, Sabotage from École Secondaire l’Essor in Tecumseh, Ontario. 1. What makes your team unique? Team 6331:Our team was founded by a female mentor; therefore we are very focused on gender equality in the workplace

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5
Apr

Microsoft Team of the Week – Team 3996

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 3996 , Team RiKitik from Rimouski, Quebec. FIRST Robotics Canada: How do you feel about the 2017 game? Team 3996: FIRST Steamworks is a beautiful challenge to develop engineering skills. While amazing teams can

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17
Mar

FRC Ontario District Championship – This Isn’t a Robot

If you thought that the FIRST® Robotics Competition (FRC) was just about robots, think again. This isn’t just about robots…it’s so much more. And you can experience it first-hand at the FRC Ontario District Championship at the Hershey Centre on Friday, April 14th (8:30 am until 5 pm) and Saturday, April 15th, 2017 (from 8:30 am – 6:30 pm). The Ontario Robotics Championship combines

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14
Mar

Microsoft Team of the Week – Team 6046

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 6046,  Team Tecking from King City, Ontario. FIRST Robotics Canada: How do you feel about the 2017 game? Team 6046: After watching the reveal video on kick-off day, everyone on the team was very

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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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