ROBOT COMPETITION TEAMS
FTC Team Phantom started summer 2017 as a group of students from The Rubicon Academy and community ages 12-16 located in The Woodlands, Texas and surrounding areas. They are currently participating in the FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) "Robot Ruckus" season. Initially, they started working with a simple cardboard robot and have grown into a robust designed robot that has led to a successful season so far. The team is committed to supporting others through mentoring FLL and FLL Junior teams, volunteering at FLL events, teaching kids through summer programs/workshops, helping other FTC teams at competitions and doing presentations at local events.
2018-2019 Rover Ruckus: Advanced to the 2019 FTC World Championships (top 160 teams worldwide) and placed 29th in Jameson Division robot competition; Awarded 1st Place Inspire Award at the SE Texas Regional Competition; Awarded 1st Place Inspire Award and 1st Place Robot Alliance Captain at the FTC North League Championships.
2017-2018 Relic Recovery: 1st Place Promote Award, 1st Place Compass Award, and 2nd place in robot game over-all rankings at the SE Texas Regional Championships; 1st Place Alliance Captain, 1st Place Connect, 3rd Place Think at the SE Texas ReinDeer Round-up Qualifier Competition; 1st Place Alliance Captain, 3rd Place Inspire at the FTC NORTH League Meet Championships.
FLL TEAM 9064 BRICKSMART
Bricksmart is a community group of students ages 10-14 located in The Woodlands, Texas that works as a team on various projects & competitions. We strive to inspire other kids to get involved with STEM & robotics through hosting workshops, on-line sharing, volunteering, and presenting demos at local events.
2017 Animal Allies: Competing at the FLL World Festival in April, 1st Place Champions Award, 1st Place Robot Performance, Global Innovation Aawrd; at the BISH South Texas Region FLL Championships, 1st Place "Champions" and 1st Place Robot Performance at the Texas Torque FLL Qualifier
Project: The Watermultiplier 4,000
2016 Trash Trek: Competing at the Razorback FLL Invitational, 1st Place "Champions" at the Houston Lone Star FLL Championships, 1st Place "Champions" at the Texas Torque FLL Qualifier
2015 World Class: Competed at the FLL World Festival, 1st Place "Champions" at the Houston Lone Star FLL Championships, "Project" Award at the Huntsville FLL Qualifier Project Website: Newtonlandia
2014 All-Earth Ecobot Challenge: 4th Place in Robot Performance
2014 Nature's Fury: 2nd Place "Project Innovative Solution" at the Houston Lone Star Championships, "Core Values Award" at the Woodlands Preparatory FLL Qualifier
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FLL TEAM 2690 Knights of the LEGO Table
FLL Team "Knights of the LEGO Table" is a group of students ages 9-10 from The Rubicon Academy, a private school for gifted children.
2018-2019 Into Orbit: Interviewed on KHOU Channel 11 "Great Day Houston" TV Show, volunteered at Anadarko Kids Day, demos at Baker Hughes FIRST luncheon, volunteered at two FLL Coach/team EV3 programming workshops, and more....
2017-2018 Hydrodynamic: 1st Place Innovation for their research project and 12th place in robot game at the South East Texas Regional Championships; 1st Place Robot Design at the Huntsville FLL Qualifier. This young team focuses on "Keeping It Simple Silly" (K.I.S.S.) and designing for consistency. They shared their experience by mentoring 2 FLL Junior teams, assisting to teach other FLL coaches/teams how to program EV3 and doing demos/talks at the FLL Junior Expo at the Houston Children's Museum.
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