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“Rally Your Kingdom” for the 2016 FRC Game

“Rally Your Kingdom” for the 2016 FRC GameUS has released a teaser for the 2016 Robotics Competition game! In case you missed it, the game is called STRONGHOLD and we can’t wait to see how team’s respond to this year’s challenge. Mark January 9th on your calendars as the kick-off day. “We’re very excited about the 2016 season,” Frank Merrick, FRC director, … Continue reading “Rally Your Kingdom” for the 2016 FRC Game

FIRST RGV Spreading the Message!

FIRST RGV had a wonderful event a few weeks back in Edinburg to introduce interested students to FIRST. They had multiple sessions including robots in action, 101 on how to participate in FIRST and our very own Jennifer Navarrete talking about social media for FIRST teams. Watch this video of Jennifer N. interviewing Kevin Graham to … Continue reading FIRST RGV Spreading the Message!

Team outreach inspires young Boy Scouts

On September 24th, San Antonio based Boy Scouts of America Explorer post 42 visited Timberwood Park Elementary school in San Antonio to teach younger scouts about robotics, electronics and 3-D printing.   Explorer Post 42 is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization which is a year round after school club teaching engineering, computer programming and web design. … Continue reading Team outreach inspires young Boy Scouts

Register for the 2015 JrFLL Fall Expo!

Registration is open for the 2015 JrFLL Fall Expo! Visit https://centraltxfirstexpo.eventbrite.com to reserve your team’s spot today! Expo Details: When: November 14th, 1pm – 2pm Where: Girl Scouts of Central Texas Email Noah Bickford, nbickford@skillpointalliance.org, for any questions!

2015 Alamo FLL Coaches Meeting

More than 130 new and veteran FLL coaches attended an FLL Coaches meeting sponsored by Texas Disposal Systems on October 3, 2015 at Rolling Meadows Elementary in San Antonio. Ms. Stacy Schmitt and Mr. Ryan Beard gave a great thought provoking and interactive presentation on how Texas Disposal Systems (TDS) manages and recycles consumer and … Continue reading 2015 Alamo FLL Coaches Meeting