2012 FRC Training Days

FRClogo_color_webIMG_1238Several Workshop and Training Day sessions are offered in the 2012-2013 season for Maryland FRC teams and mentors.  The first was on October 6, 2012 at Capitol College for FRC mentors.  On November 3, 2012, the Baltimore Area Alliance presented a full day of sessions for all Maryland team members and mentors at the JHU Applied Physics Lab. 

Additional workshops are planned for the FRC Kickoff event at Capitol College on January 5, 2013, and at the DC/Maryland FRC Kit Bot Build on January 12 at the University of Maryland, College Park.

Presentations from October 6, 2012 Workshop

FRC Strategies -- Anne and Steve Shade

Robot Design Tips -- Anne and Steve Shade

FRC Team Handbooks -- Anne and Steve Shade
     Part One
     Part Two

FRC Team Business Plans -- Matt Wesloh and Rose Young

FRC-FTC Grants and Fundraising -- Rose Young and Anna Hutton

Grant Writing and Fundraising -- Anna Hutton

Presentations from November 3, 2012 FRC Education Day presented by the Baltimore Area Alliance

Education Day Agenda

Motors 101 -- Tom Milnes and Team 2199

Pneumatics Systems -- Mark Eastman

     2012 FRC Pneumatics Manual

     MEAD Pneumatic Handbook

     Pneumatics Basics

     Pneumatics for Newbies

     Pneumatics Step-by-Step, cRIO Version

     Pneumatics, Team 116 Lesson 7

FRC Robot Wiring -- David DesPortes

Putting It All Together -- Robot Design & Construction, Team 2199

New to FIRST -- Mike Dennis

New to FRC: Path to Rookie of the Year -- Marco Ciavolino

     Video of Presentation

     Pdf version of presentation

     Click here for more PPTs and resources that were discussed at the presentation (including our notebook).

Judging 101 -- Jenny Beatty

Roboparents: Parent Involvement on FRC Teams -- Jenny Beatty

What to Expect at an FRC Competition -- Anne Shade

Inspection Tips for Teams -- Anne Shade