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FLL Regional Qualifying Event

FTC Team 6420 volunteered at the FLL regional event hosted at Peet Junior High School in Cedar Falls, Iowa today! Got robot working only two days ago. We got lots of drive time for our main and backup drive team […]

Robot Works!

We can drive around and hang rings! Everything works! Mixed results, problems with arm ghosting, will be fixed at another point. Needs more observation to determine cause of ghosting.

Swartdog Open House

Wow!  FIRST Team 525 had their open house for parents today. First, a HUGE thank you to the mentors and students who worked HARD to get the new doghouse cleaned up.  It’s starting to look like home and it looks […]

New DogHouse

It’s official!!!  The Swartdogs have a new doghouse.  This fall, we have been working out of the High School.  While its a nice place to visit, it’s not like home.  And all of our equipment and supplies were not there. […]

Team Image

After many suggested slogans and fun things to put on the shirt, a design was finalized and sent off to the Shirt Shack to be created. Logo designed and put on the website, but not in time to be put […]


It’s official!  Along with FIRST Team 525, we now have an FTC Team!  We have students signed up and a mentor. They have been to the kick-off and are starting to work on strategy and design.  Should be really fun […]

FTC Kickoff!

Today, our team is in Iowa City for the FTC kickoff.  It should be interesting to watch. We have a new FTC team associated with our FRC team for the first time.  Lots of excited students and a new mentor […]

Team meeting 8/28/2012

Wow! Another big turnout of students tonight!  This is awesome!  Lots of students who are interested in all aspects of our robotics team Over the next 2 weeks, we are spending time talking about all of the different parts of our […]

State Fair Pictures

We were asked to come to the Iowa State Fair and demonstrate our 2012 robot.  We had a great time and had lots of adults and students come and visit. Pictures from the Iowa State Fair are now posted in […]

FIRST Team 525 Meeting

  We had a great turnout for our Robotics meeting.   This may hve been one of the largest number of students attending an early team meeting.  A great group of returning students and a huge number of new students!   […]

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