FTC State Results In
Lake Oswego Robotics finished strong at State. Due to snow, State changed to remote at the last minute, pushing teams to rapidly pivot and testing the team's ability to adapt. All three FTC teams were ranked above the top 20 in Oregon. All Hands on Tech demonstrated consistent performance throughout the season, and ranked fifth in Robot Performance. ToborTech won the Control Award, was a finalist for the Connect Award, and ranked second in Robot Performance. In addition, coach Hans Tsai won the Compass Award, recognizing his commitment to local robotics teams. ToborTech member and student representative to the LO Robotics board, Aidan Kwapisz was also nominated as one of Oregon’s Dean’s List finalists. We is proud of a strong season and eagerly awaits next year's challenge.
LO Robotics Hosts FTC Scrimmage
On February the 12th all three LO FTC teams hosten three other top ten Oregon teams. Teams played a total of eight matches in the morning, with a variety of results. Everyone got a chance to test out new designs and fix issues. Everyone there had a lot of fun through all the chaos. Thanks to High Voltage, RevAmped, and Overcharged.
All Three FTC Teams Advance to State
On Jan the 21st & 28th, all three Lake Oswego First Tech Challenge teams advanced to the state level. At the Willamette Valley League, All Hands on Tech were in the Winning Alliance and got 1st place Think. In Silicon Forest, ToberTech was the captain of the winning alliance, won Connect 1st, and Inspire 3rd. At the same league, Mostly Operational made it to eliminations as a captain, won Innovate 1st, and Think 3rd. State is on February 25th at Hilhi High School & is open to spectators
TR3 Tour for LOSD Staff & Admin
On January 23, FTC & FLL came together to show LOSD the School Board & School Staff the new Tech Room 3, redesigned and rearranged by students. Staff first got a presentation about FIRST, and then got shown two tours in two groups. The first tour focused on FTC, with a full match and other aspects demonstrated. The second tour focused on FTC, including the machine shop.