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We are going to the FTC World Championship!

We won the Inspire Award at the MA FTC State Tournament!  And we now go the FTC World Championship in St. Louis!  Thank you to MA FTC (on FB), and our sponsors: MIT Lincoln Labs ROLL, and Mathworks, and to the entire FTC community.

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Ring It Up 2012!

We’ve wasted no time in starting off the new season. We have constructed our full field setup, in addition to ordering REAL walls this year! We decided that they would be important since our masonite/PVC walls flex much more than … Continue reading

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Lexington Community Education Course

This summer, the Pickles will be teaching a course on robotics and engineering. If you live close by and are looking to do some fun and interesting stuff relating to robotics this summer, check it out! Dates:Monday, July 30 – … Continue reading

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Almost Time for States!

While the BU Qualifier happened just a few weeks ago, the State Competition is quickly approaching. With just over a month left to go, the Battery Powered Picklejar Heads are busy preparing for the upcoming event. Are you excited for … Continue reading

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We Won The Inspire Award At BU Qualifier!

This past Sunday, our team received the Inspire Award at the Boston University High School Qualifier! The event was lots of fun, and we were very pleased with the performance of our robot. The teams who participated in the scrimmage … Continue reading

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Scrimmage on December 16th

On this Friday, December 16th, the Lexington High School team Two Bits and a Byte along with ourselves are hosting a scrimmage. A scrimmage is basically an event where the teams attending will do robot runs with all of the … Continue reading

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Friday: FLL Help Squad

Recently (1 week ago) we received an email from the coach of the “Giant Sticky Notes” an FLL team in Newton, MA. They were having problems with reading the colors on the mat with light sensors, despite having multiple years … Continue reading

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