2017 team xbot #488 - Mt. Vernon District Finalists
Welcome to team xbot - student created video 2017
Team Xbot (FRC #488) is still on a roll! The team ranked 13th in a field of 64 teams at the Pacific Northwest District Championships April 6-8. We made it to the elimination rounds and had a rough match-up in the quarter finals, with our #8 alliance pitted against the #1 alliance, but didn't make it easy for them - we lost 2 games to 1.
Our drive team and robot in action from the PNW District Championships - April 6-8, 2017. Check out this shooting prowess:
Now Team Xbot is headed to Houston on 4/19 for the FIRST Championship in Houston, Texas. Very proud of the team as a whole, & especially happy that this year for the first time we have a female driver leading the charge. Many of our students participate in free/reduced-fee lunch programs at their school. Xbot Robotics provides scholarships that cover registration, hotel, food, & airfare costs for these students enabling them to participate in, & be inspired by, these STEM-focused experiences. That said, we are a very small non-profit & could definitely use some help. If you or family/friends are interested in donating to support our programs for these students, you can donate by check by sending to:
xbot robotics 5606 6th Ave. S. Seattle, WA 98108
or online via paypal:
XBOT ROBOTICS is dedicated to providing educational opportunities in STEAM project based activities. xbot robotics has provides 100+ students annually resulting in 12,000+ hours of STEM training: Computer Aided Design (CAD), design/build/programming FIRST Robots, laser cutter training, 3D modeling & 3D printing training.
Franklin HS is a Seattle urban school with 94% students of color, 68% free/reduced lunch students and 54% students from English Language Learner homes. FHS has been the home for team xbot #488 competition robotics team since 2001.
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