Ochsner Information Systems Teams Up with Mandeville High School’s First Robotic Club

In an ongoing effort to support and encourage STEM careers for youth, Ochsner Information Systems has partnered with Mandeville High School’s First Robotic Club 2992. After winning the Arkansas Regional as well as another world qualifier at the Bayou Regional, the 50-member FRC 2992 club, advanced to the World competition in Houston. This amazing feat […]

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PID

No autonomous this year… Team 2992 is still doing PID through our motor controllers. You know you’re a nerd when you gasp with pleasure at the perfect position graph and the 1 encoder-tick error. PID with perfection. How beautiful!!!

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Destination: Deep Space

In case you haven’t seen it, the teaser trailer for this years FRC game, Destination: Deep Space just released. It shows us stranded on a deserted ice planet called Primus, trying to rebuild our shuttle to take off. Now that I have you interested, click the link below to watch the teaser trailer on youtube. […]

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T-Shirt Cannon

The T-Shirt cannon made its reappearance for the first time this year at the Pep Rally. Several lucky students got to catch the shirts shot from the machine and it was a success all-around. Club members worked hard to ensure the success of the event, a feat obviously appreciated by the cheering crowd of students. […]

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New School Year

Mandeville High Scool is back in session, and that means so is Robotics! We got a chance to meet all the new freshman members and we’re all optimistic for this year! Build team has already started preparing our competition bot and 2nd practice bot for Redstick Rumble this weekend (which is going to be great!) […]

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Overview of the 2017-18 school year

  Overview of the 2017-18 school year Mandeville High School Robotics team 2992   Robotics team is a year round commitment and part of our commitment is to FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology), under  whom we are organized, through working with our community and spreading STEM throughout the whole year. Below […]

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Progress!

We’re making some good headway! 19 days into build season and Mandeville Robotics is making progress! Build and Programming are working together relentlessly to get the robot (name T.B.A.) ready for competition. Not to mention, our Spirit, Outreach, and Media Teams are definitely putting in their hours and getting this team presentable.  We’re making some […]

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Hyped for build season!

It’s November, which means it’s almost December, which means it’s almost January, which means it’s almost build season!!! A lot of us are working on spirit ideas and all of us nerds are super excited about the new game, power-up. We are all really excited and I can’t wait to see if we make it to worlds […]

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Summer Camps

2017 Robotics Summer Camp – 2 sessions! We will be offering 2 amazing summer camps this year. For more info, check out our camp page!  Hurry before all the slots are filled!  June 12-16 and July 17-21 Theme: Around the World

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FTC Velocity Vortex scrimmage

Volunteering at the 8-team FTC scrimmage We had a great time today volunteering at the FIRST tech challenge Velocity Vortex scrimmage held at Mandeville Junior High. There were 8 teams competing from all over southern Louisiana. All of the teams did a great job and fun was had by all. A big thanks to all of […]

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Shop Cleanup Day

Gearing up for build season Team 2992 got together at our shop for cleanup and organization day this past Saturday, October 1st. The day was super-successful and we can’t wait to start the build, especially with the awesome Steamworks theme for this season. We would also like to say a big “thank you” to our mentors […]

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The T-Shirt Cannon Returns

Sponsors Needed The t-shirt cannon was out again Friday at the football team’s big win against Fontainebleau. Everyone had a great time, and we plan to bring the cannon out again as often as possible this season. We need sponsors for the upcoming games. If you are interested in sponsoring our t-shirt cannon, please email us […]

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FIRST Steamworks

Theme Announcement! This week, the 2017 FIRST Robotics Competition theme was announced with this teaser video. Much to the delight of both students and mentors, the theme appears to be geared (pardon our pun) towards fans of steampunk. FIRST Steamworks kicks off on January 7, 2017. Check back on our blog for progress updates as […]

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