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Today we kicked off our 2018 prototyping challenge, Poseidon’s Mark. According to tradition, we split our team into four subteams competing against each other to design, prototype, and finalize a winning mechanism in a week. This year’s challenge is all about basketballs. The teams were given the task of creating a shooting mechanism to shoot 15 foam basketballs […]

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Last Saturday we hosted a robotics merit badge for girl scouts in second through fifth grade, in collaboration with Troop 41593 and it was a huge success! We had 65 girls from local girl scout troops packed into our shop to learn how to design, assemble, and program simple mechanisms. The goal was for each […]

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Our team is holding a 6 hour FRC programming workshop at the FIRSTWA Kent fieldhouse on Saturday December 8th from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm. The goal of this FRC programming workshop, is take you from setup to completing the basics of autonomous path following as Bear Metal has used for the last couple of […]

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Last Saturday, we hosted our annual Girls Generation Competition at the new Tahoma High School. We started Girls Gen back in 2012 with the goal of giving girls in the Pacific Northwest a chance to get involved in their robotics teams, as well as promoting women in STEM careers. On Saturday, we had a great […]

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We had our 4th Annual Mattress Fundraiser in collaboration with the We The People Foundation last Saturday, and it was a big success! Each group earned over $5,000 from the event. Thanks so much to everyone who contributed to the fundraiser! If you’d like to donate to our team but didn’t get a chance to […]

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