Recently, our team participated in the Robots to the Rescue CAD contest hosted by PTC/ Onshape. The challenge was to design a robot to solve any real world problem. We worked with local FTC team Dark Matter (https://darkmatter14374.org/) to create grocery delivery robots that prevent human interaction. Our robot’s role is to stack and unstack […]
Because of the situation with COVID-19, our team has been carrying on via Zoom meetings. We have been meeting to work on our project for the Onshape Robots to The Rescue challenge, as well as planning summer camp, hosting team elections, and researching new tools to invest in. We hope to be able meet in […]
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 […]
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!!!
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. […]
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. […]
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!) […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
2 Weeks of Camp The Mandeville High Robotics Team, The S.S. Prometheus, held two STEM camps over the summer for middle school and junior high students. The team hosted 15 campers during each session, where they learned about robotics, engineering and design. Teams of campers built robots with LEGO Mindstorms robotics kits to compete in […]
Mandeville Robotics is excited to announce a new sponsorship by C Innovation! On September 24th, members of the team went to C-Innovation (C-I) to hold a presentation for the company about the goals of the group. Abigail Ezell (Vice President), James Sonnier (Build Captain), and Kayla Martinez (Treasurer) acted as team representatives and spoke to […]
We have applied for a DOW grant for some items that will help us achieve our goals. We are not sure if we will receive it. If you or anyone you know can help us, please contact mandevillerobotics at gmail dot com Camera/video cameraNikon COOLPIX L840 Digital Camera $209.00 – Amazon $229.99 – Best Buy […]
Over winter break, 8 team members from Mandeville Robotics volunteered their time to box food for the needy two days before Christmas. In St. Paul’s cafeteria, the muggy weather didn’t stop volunteers from having high spirits as they filled over a thousand boxes with turkeys, boxed and canned goods, and cards made by children. The food […]
On September 10th, Team 2992 had the opportunity to showcase their 2015 robot in front of City Council members. Team officers educated Mandeville citizens on our competitions, budget, and FTC team activities. It was a great way to reach out to the community and to spread the word of FIRST! Pictured is our Executive Council […]
On Saturday, September 12, Mandeville High School Robotics FRC Team 2992 participated in the Red Stick Rumble off-season FIRST Robotics Competition in Baton Rouge. The competition game was Recycle Rush. Our team was a member of the winning alliance! The other teams on the winning alliance were from Destrehan High and University High. This fall, […]
This weekend, Mandeville Robotics participated in Keep Mandeville Beautiful alongside Mandeville High School’s Science Alliance. This event happens twice a year, and we are proud to say that we are a part of keeping our community clean and picturesque.
What an amazing experience! For the third time in our history, Team 2992 traveled to St. Louis to participate in the 2015 FIRST Championships. Our team members met superstars like Dean Kamen (yes, THE Dean Kamen) and Woodie Flowers while cheering on teams from places like Australia, the Netherlands, Mexico, and Israel. We hope to attend […]
Team 2992 is officially going to world championships in Saint Louis! ALL attending members should turn in their required forms (which Maggie sent to the Google group) ASAP, with the money attached. You should be at school by 2:30 AM with all your luggage, medicine, spending money, and etcetera. Get ready for an amazing trip!
Team 2992 competed once again at the Bayou Regional at the Pontchartrain Center in Kenner, LA. Unfortunately, we were not chosen by an alliance to move on to the playoffs. However, there is a tiny upside. While at the regional, we were informed that our team was moved off the waiting list for the World Championships […]
At the Regional, we placed 2nd in our first out-of-state competition! This was a great experience for us all, and we come back to Louisiana with a new sense of accomplishment. We are now getting ready for Bayou, and ready to compete again!
We are pleased with our schedule this year, with increased participation and more mentors. We have our prototype being worked on by the build team, and having great progress so far. The programming team, led by two new mentors, is making a huge difference and taking pressure off the build team. The new student made […]