Team CalderDrones spills the beans on creating an award-winning game-day strategy

Team Ultraviolet’s pointers on becoming an award-winning rookie team

Team Digital Pancakes’ tips for an award-winning season

Team Ground X’s fundraising and outreach tips

Concluding a phenomenal season – national awards and beyond!

Think Award Winner — Team F.R.I.T.E.S.

Inspire Award Winner — Team GroundX

Motivate Award Winner — Team Binary Bots

Collins Aerospace Innovate award winner — Team CalderDrones

Connect Award Winner — Team Snapwire

UK Remote Event 1: The results are in!

Helping you navigate the season ahead

Team CalderDrones spills the beans on creating an award-winning game-day strategy

January 23, 2024 by  
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At our recent teams webinar focused on all things Qualifying Tournaments, CalderDrones, 2022-23 National Innovate and Regional Control Award winners, from Liverpool, shared what makes a winning game-day strategy with some top tips to get UK teams fired up for game day. Let’s recap on the genius gems shared with teams: Team Name: CalderDrones Team […]

Team Ultraviolet’s pointers on becoming an award-winning rookie team

January 9, 2024 by  
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At our teams webinar ahead of scrimmages, we were joined by the South West powerhouse team, Ultraviolet, from Bournemouth School for Girls. Regional and national award-winners in their rookie season last year, team Ultraviolet shared their thoughts on how to become a FIRST Tech Challenge UK award-winning team. Let’s hear what they had to say: […]

Team Digital Pancakes’ tips for an award-winning season

October 24, 2023 by  
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At our kick-off webinar, Wednesday 20 September 2023, we invited Scott Buchanan from team Digital Pancakes, UK-344, Friend’s Grammar School, Lisburn to make a real difference in the FIRST UK community by offering his invaluable skills and pearls of wisdom with fellow CENTERSTAGE teams. Having taken part in FIRST Tech Challenge UK for the past […]

Team Ground X’s fundraising and outreach tips

October 24, 2023 by  
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Hit the ground running with team Ground X’s tips and tricks for a successful fundraising and outreach season. On 11 October 2023, we invited the West Midlands Design Award-winning team, Ground X, from Outwood Academy Newbold, to join our in-season webinar. UK-090 team members Samson and Cameron shared their successful approach to fundraising and outreach […]

Concluding a phenomenal season – national awards and beyond!

July 20, 2021 by  
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What a year it has been! Teams, we’re immensely proud of every single one of you for your commitment and dedication during the most tumultuous season ever experienced. Teachers and mentors, we cannot thank you enough for your adaptability and relentless support, making sure teams explore every learning opportunity. Partners, we’re humbled by your support […]

Think Award Winner — Team F.R.I.T.E.S.

July 19, 2021 by  
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About the team We have a very close-knit, motivated and involved team, with different but complementary profiles in programming, construction, design and communication. A good atmosphere and commitment resulted in a powerful synergy that pushed us to surpass ourselves, to dream big, and which finally led us to this success. In fact, it is by […]

Inspire Award Winner — Team GroundX

July 19, 2021 by  
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About the team Hi, we are GroundX. We are a group of 6th form students who are studying at Outwood Academy Newbold in Chesterfield. We started with the FIRST Tech Challenge UK last year and went on to win the regional Inspire Award! We were highly looking forward to London, but due to Covid, this […]

Motivate Award Winner — Team Binary Bots

July 19, 2021 by  
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About our team Hi! We’re Binary Bots 003 from London. We’ve been a FIRST Tech Challenge team in the UK for three years now, and we are passionate about robotics. Our team members come from a variety of backgrounds, but we all have one thing in common: our passion for STEM. All of our team […]

Collins Aerospace Innovate award winner — Team CalderDrones

July 19, 2021 by  
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About our team We’re a 10-person-strong team from Liverpool, UK, and we have a passion for robotics. We’ve put in hundreds of hours of work on our robot this year – every team member contributed in some way, shape or form to build our robot. How we worked together At the start of the season, […]

Connect Award Winner — Team Snapwire

July 19, 2021 by  
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About the team Team Snapwire is a group of 8 pupils in Year 8 at Perton Middle School. Our team is successful because we thrive on teamwork and we support each other in any way possible. We have always been upbeat even in the most perplexing times such as Coronavirus. Individually, our team all contributes […]

UK Remote Event 1: The results are in!

June 11, 2021 by  
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The first set of UK teams hit the Ultimate Goal game field last week, marking the first week of our UK remote competition season. Fired and ready to perform, 12 teams battled the 2 min. 30 sec. clock to wrack up as many points as possible and present to a panel of industry judges hoping […]

Helping you navigate the season ahead

March 2, 2021 by  
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Hey teams and Team Leads, this season kicked off with a rocky start and we appreciate you all for hanging in there! The government announced on 22 February that schools and colleges will reopen from 08 March at the earliest while the lockdown measures ease, so we wanted to share how we’re supporting your chosen […]

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