We are now looking for sponsors for our 2017-18 season! Our team relies completely on donations to participate in events and activities throughout the season and to compete in the First Robotics Competition.
Southwest High School Team 2129 celebrated an amazing 2018 in May.
This month we went our sponsor, Stratasys. Southwest Media and Technology teacher Gabriel Pass and his Digital Technology class and FRC Team 7258, RoboLobos joined us. Thank you to Kevin Johnson, our tour guide. We also toured the Xcel Riverside power plant for a change of scale.
The competition continues and we have managed to resolve most of our current difficulties. After testing we have decided that the climber is not viable at this time. We are also looking into using a different gearbox to increase the speed of the lifter. The clamps are working well but we have introduced elf shoes […]
We have successfully undergone inspection and passed. We have received our schedule for the qualifying matches for the next two days. Our matches are highlighted in the picture below and you can see our first Regionals post for videos and updates!
Below is both the competition schedule as well as the practice match schedule. We’ll post updates here or you can follow the updates at the Blue Alliance or the FIRST archives. Feel free to drop by the pit to say hi! You will find us on the right side by the entrance to the pit area. […]
While FIRST Robotics Competition teams are starting to wonder how their robots will perform, we are delighted to say that Team 2129 and two other FRC teams were on the MURA practice field last night. We were able to run for over an hour and we know more about our robot than we’ve ever known at this […]
midpoint of our six week build. Here’s the game animation so you know what we’re proposing to do with the robot: https://www.firstinspires.org/robotics/frc/game-and-season FRC Team 2129 would be very pleased to host our team’s families and friends. When: 11:00 to 1:30 on Saturday, January 27 Where: Southwest High School, 3414 47th Street West, Room N140 The attached map […]
Today there was some development on a pincer approach to a grabber instead of a clamp. The other projects are continuing to advance.
Another day of glorious prototyping and testing. We have two different lifter mechanisms developing and we also are looking at two possible grabber mechanisms.
Today was the first day of build season in the wood shop. We broke into teams to implement the ideas that were created yesterday. Below are some first stage prototypes.