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News tagged with "frc"

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Gus Robotics Team Pasta Dinner Fundraiser Kick OFF! 4pm-7pm

January 5, 2014

Come Join Gus Robotics,January 5, 2013 at the North Italian Club 43 Thorpe Ave.,Meriden, CT 4PM-7PM AS we KICK OFF our 16th year as a member of the... Read more New Window Icon

Fundraising, Sponsors and Grants what keeps Gus Going!

October 4, 2013

Recycling, fundraisers, Sponsors and Grants helps beat the budget crunch at Gus Robotics Team 228. Fundraising, grants and Sponsors is what keeps the... Read more New Window Icon

Thank you Meriden Foundation!

January 15, 2013

On behalf of Gus Robotics Team, Inc., we would like to thank the Meriden Foundation for approving our recent grant request to purchase a Tormach CNC... Read more New Window Icon

Spook-tacular Thank you to Trail of Terror!!

November 25, 2012

On behalf of the entire Gus Robotics Team 228 we would like to send a very Spook-tacular Thank you to all the staff members, boo crew and leaders of... Read more New Window Icon

Northeast Utilities CT FIRST Robotics Competition

March 31, 2012

The Hartford regional was an exciting competition to be at! You could feel it in air! Friday excitement started bright and early for 2 Gus students... Read more New Window Icon

WPI Regional

March 10, 2012

On March 8-10 Gus Robotics FIRST team 228 attended the FIRST Regional tournament Rebound Rumble at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. We competed... Read more New Window Icon

Gus Robotics is Proud to Present "GUS 14"

March 7, 2012

Click the below links to view FIRST Team 228 Gus Robotics 2012 release video and 2012 build blog! Read more New Window Icon

GUS' Trip to the Capital

February 8, 2012

Today GUS was presented with the pleasure of being invited up to the Capital to demo the robots, be recognized on the floor, and recieve an official... Read more New Window Icon

Help Gus Reach the World Championships

March 15, 2011

Now that Gus has been awarded the WPI Regional Chairman's Award, we are eligible to attend the World Championships in St. Louis April 27 - 30. Now we... Read more New Window Icon

Follow Our Build Season Progress!

January 22, 2011

Wanna follow our team's progress through the build season? Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, or visit the Progress Page on our website by following the... Read more New Window Icon

C'mon baby, do the Logomotion!

January 10, 2011

We'd like to thank the friends, family, and other supporters who came out last night to join our team for our annual Kickoff pasta dinner. Though our... Read more New Window Icon

First 2011 FRC Game LogoMotion

January 8, 2011

Today, FIRST announced their 2011 FRC game, LogoMotion, a fast-paced game involving inflatable tubes shaped after the three components in the FIRST... Read more New Window Icon

Game Hint #2 and Kickoff Information

January 5, 2011

What is red, white, and blue, and is made up of geometric shapes? The second game hint, that's what! FIRST released the beloved FIRST symbol as the... Read more New Window Icon

Game Hint #1

December 21, 2010

It's that time of year again! And I'm not talking about the holidays. I'm talking about the time when FIRST releases hints for the new upcoming game.... Read more New Window Icon

Beta Test Day

September 11, 2010

First, welcome back! I hope everyone had an enjoyable summer and a great start to the new school year! Team 228 kicked off their year by... Read more New Window Icon

Where Is Wolcott? Invitational

June 5, 2010

On this very hot Saturday in June, teams 228 GUS and 1071 MAX hosted the 3rd WIWI. 228 took care of the food and 1071 took care of the game. 24 teams... Read more New Window Icon

FRC World Championships

April 17, 2010

The FIRST Robotics World Championship is where the best of the best of FRC, FTC, FLL, and FLL Jr. go to play. Hundreds of teams and thousands of... Read more New Window Icon

Please Help Gus!

March 16, 2010

Please help our team, Gus Robotics! Due to our recent victories (see below), our team is now qualified and registered to go to the FRC WORLD... Read more New Window Icon

WPI Regional Champions!

March 13, 2010

Gus Robotics team 228 has finally done it! After 12 years and 12 different robots, we finally found the right combination of students, mentors,... Read more New Window Icon

Prelude to the WPI Regional

March 7, 2010

An ode to the WPI Regional: Alliances are red, Alliances are blue, Let's work in coopertition, To make Dean's dreams come true. Gus is looking... Read more New Window Icon

Build Season 2010

February 23, 2010

After just over six weeks, our robot, Gus12 was picked up by Fed-Ex. Over these weeks, we overcame the expected challenges, while also transcending a... Read more New Window Icon


January 9, 2010

The 2010 FIRST Robotics Competition Game has finally been released! Breakaway is the name of this year's game and it definitely breaks away from... Read more New Window Icon

Kickoff is Coming!

January 7, 2010

The kickoff for the FIRST game of 2010 is now only a few days away! Get all your sleep in now because for the next six weeks, you will be losing a... Read more New Window Icon

Game Hint for the 2010 FRC Game

January 6, 2010

On Christmas eve, FIRST gave us an early Christmas gift by releasing a game hint for the upcoming 2010 game. The below picture is the game hint. Make... Read more New Window Icon

Battlecry10 @ WPI

May 9, 2009

Some things get better in age and the Battlecry offseason FRC event held at WPI is no exception. Now in its 10th year of annual competition, it is by... Read more New Window Icon

The World Championships in Atlanta 09

April 18, 2009

If you were there, then you don’t need me to tell you that Atlanta was crazy amazing. But I’m going to say it anyway! ATLANTA WAS CRAZY... Read more New Window Icon

Pre-Championship Excitement

April 12, 2009

With only mere days and hours separating us form the world championship in Atlanta, Georgia, team Gus is all abuzz with excitement. We are finishing... Read more New Window Icon

Connecticut Regional 2009

March 28, 2009

Early Thursday morning, team Gus met at our workshop and got ready to leave to go to Hartford for the Connecticut Regional. After almost three... Read more New Window Icon

The Build Season In Recap

February 17, 2009

This build season just flew by; one minute we were watching the live kickoff event, the next we were building prototypes, and next thing we know the... Read more New Window Icon

2009 Game: It's Ice, Ice, Baby!

January 3, 2009

On this past Saturday at 10:00 am, the new FRC game for this season was released. The game entitled, Lunacy, is based on the idea of a moon... Read more New Window Icon

Bash @ the Beach 2008

October 18, 2008

On October 18, Gus attended Bash @ the Beach in Lyme- Old Lyme, Connecticut. We performed well throughout the day, although popping a chain several... Read more New Window Icon

Bear Brawl 2008

October 11, 2008

Team 228 had some of our best luck of the season at this first annual event, Bear Brawl. At the end of the qualification rounds, Team 228 was in... Read more New Window Icon

FIRST World Championships 2008

April 19, 2008

After three and a half months of blood, sweat, and tears over designing, building, and competing with robot, the event to end all events had arrived;... Read more New Window Icon

Connecticut Regional 2008

March 15, 2008

This three-day event was Team 228’s first and only regional this year. Taking place at the Hartford Convention Center during the 13th-15th of... Read more New Window Icon

2008 FRC Game Released - FIRST Overdrive

January 5, 2008

Ladies and Gentlemen, start your engines! The 2008 FRC game has been released - FIRST Overdrive. This year's game has a racing theme. Not only will... Read more New Window Icon

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