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Workshop Held

Today (Sep 21, 2019), a workshop was held at CBU for the City Shaper Season. Special thanks to CBU (for hosting the workshop), CBU IEEE Student Branch and to the presenters. As promised, here are the links to the workshop … Continue reading

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Chance to talk to experts!

Saint Agnes Academy / Saint Dominic School FLL Teams have arrange a web conference with Roger Ekstrom, who is in Planning and Development, and Nicholas Oyler, who is the city Bikeway and Pedestrian Program Manager for the City of Memphis. … Continue reading

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Is Your Team On Our List?

The list of teams registered with FIRST can now be found HERE and on the menu bar under “West TN Teams”. Please check to see that your team is listed. If it is not, and you received the TVA or … Continue reading

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Mac users and the EV3 – URGENT

The current version of the EV3 Lab software is not compatible with the upcoming update to macOS, called Catalina. LEGO is therefore introducing a brand-new EV3 app in November 2019, called LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education EV3 Classroom. Based on the SPIKE™ app, … Continue reading

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TVR Grant Opened

It was just announced that the Tennessee Valley Robotics Grant is now opened. There is a limit to the number of grants that will be available, so apply quickly. To apply for the grant CLICK HERE. UPDATE: Grant application window … Continue reading

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Crane Mission Solution

Did you read the Team Blast from 8/23/19? In it it had the link to the document for the Crane Mission Solution. The answer can be found in THIS DOC. Robot build can be found HERE and you can download … Continue reading

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Good News – New Grant Pending

We have been informed that TN Valley Robotics will picking up where TVA left off. It will take a little while for the grant to be set up, but keep checking the GRANTS PAGE to see if it is available. … Continue reading

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TVA Grant – Update [Grant CLOSED]

We were just informed by FIRST HQ that the TVA grant is now closed for FLL Teams. We have exceeded the 200 FLL teams TVA agreed to sponsor. FIRST HQ is looking into additional funding for teams and if we … Continue reading

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Noted Discrepancies

From FIRST HQ: Dear US/Canada teams,  As you probably have noticed, there are some discrepancies between the Team Meeting Guides and Engineering Notebooks you received with your Challenge materials or will receive shortly. This is an unfortunate error in our printing process, and … Continue reading

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Update – RG02 – DRONE SHAPE AND SETUP

Per original Update RG02, the correct way to build the Drone is shown below, and now the Building Instructions have been revised to show this. The correct way to place the Drone on the Mat is on its square mark, … Continue reading

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