Bobcat Robotics blazon
|Full name||FIRST Robotics Team 177|
|Organization||South Windsor High School|
|Championships||2 (2 Won)|
Bobcat Robotics is team number 177 in the FIRST Robotics Competition. Bobcat Robotics joined FIRST in 1995, with ClearEdge Power as its chief sponsor. Since joining, Bobcat Robotics has won the international FIRST championship twice, once in 2007 and once in 2010.
FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) runs the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) which is a high-school level robotics competition. A new game is announced each year and teams have six weeks to build a robot suitable for playing and hopefully winning the game.
Bobcat Robotics Achievements
Bobcat Robotics won the FIRST International Championship 2007 in cooperation with team 190 (the H.E.R.D. from Worcester, Massachusetts) and team 987 (the High Rollers from Las Vegas, Nevada). Bobcat Robotics won again in 2010 in cooperation with team 294 (Beach Cities Robotics) and team 67 (Heroes of Tomorrow) from Milford, Michigan and Redondo Beach, California.
In 2011, Bobcat Robotics placed 2nd overall at the FIRST International Championship held in St. Louis, MO.
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-07-23. Retrieved 2011-06-04.
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-04-19. Retrieved 2010-06-02.
- http://www.cnn.com/2007/TECH/04/14/robot.compete/index.html 2007 CNN Article
- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3AK5u1V3s0M 2010 CNN interview