It has always been a habit of many people to keep a journal of their personal lives. For the past two years, the Our Progress pages of our website have been a sort of mini-blog where we would post our progress each day of the build season.
Although we did not keep daily records of our progress prior to 2005, we have begun a tradition that we will continue each year after this. Another one of the reasons why we have begun keeping a daily journal of our progress each build season is for other FIRST teams to have an external reference off, to be able to better gauge if they are on/ahead/behind schedule.
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Saturday, January 6, 2007
Several members, mentors, and alumni of Team 228 attended the live New Hampshire FRC Kickoff Event for Rack N' Roll. Later that day, a Pasta Dinner Fundraiser was held to celebrate the kickoff event.
Note: Our 2007 Engineering Journal is currently in the process of being typed up into our database, and should be online within the next few days.
Here are several photos selected at random from our team Photo Galleries from our 2007 build season.
FIRST was founded in 1989 by the renowned inventor Dean Kamen. The aim of FIRST is to inspire students to careers in math, science, and technology through a fun and engaging robotics competition, which provides students with the ability to meet one-on-one with industry leaders and engineers.
The initial FIRST Robotics Competition comprised of 28 teams competing in a New Hampshire high school gymnasium. The ensuing years brought rapid growth to the program, to include over 35,000 students, 2,000 teams from 11 countries, competing at over 50 District and Regional Events, culminating with the World Championship Event in St. Louis, Mo.