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Eeek - time to get going again

The last few days have been stressful to say the least. Bots are breaking down, batteries don't seem to know the word charge and what makes things worse is that home school is using our field with their ever improving robots!!! *shudders* But on the bright side at least Nathan's bot is fully…

Written by Stephanie Bickerstaff on Thursday March 3, 2011

Scrimming at Onehunga

Yesterday, the team headed to Onehunga High School to compete in the final battle of the bots before nationals. Like every scrimmage so far, we came back with a long list of things to make our robots better. 2919A was in pieces on the day, so it wasn't entered. Both B and C made it to the knoc…

Written by Christian Silver on Sunday February 27, 2011

Countdown to Nationals

The school is back from camp. Hope everyone had a great time and is ready for hard work leading up to Vex Nationals. On Saturday we have a scrimmage at Onehunga High School (9AM to 4PM) - the last one before Nationals. There is also an extra build session tomorrow for those who can make it. …

Written by Leanne Silver on Thursday February 24, 2011

Camp

Our entire school is heading off to camp tomorrow, so that means our entire team is as well. It's a great experience for everybody, we all get to know each other well at the beginning of the year so it sets the bar for the rest of it. There will be no updates on the website for that week.

Written by Christian Silver on Saturday February 19, 2011

A Bit of Thanks

Thanks to our team mates, family, friends and supporters who have taken the time to check out our website and vote for us. Don't forget to look at and vote for the other websites too. Also have a look at (and vote for) the other challenges - there are some fantastic entries. Also check out, …

Written by Leanne Silver on Wednesday February 16, 2011

Busy Week

Voting is open! Go to our entry page on the challenge website and vote generously. Wow, busy week for our team. On Monday we decided 2919C (our experimental tube loader robot) wasn't working out so we are rebuilding. The same goes for our 2919A robot, but to a lesser extent. Tomorrow the s…

Written by Christian Silver on Tuesday February 15, 2011