Released: Tuesday April 3rd, 2012
With only three weeks left to raise funds the Riot Crew will be at the Maine Mall, Garden Court THIS Saturday, April 7th from 10:00 – 7:00 pm showing off their robots! Come try it out for yourself! Here’s the opportunity to be at the controls of a FIRST Robotics Team 58 robot! Meet some of the amazing team, drive their robots, have your picture taken with Jethro and catch the buzz! Don’t miss out on the free raffle for Portland Pirates tickets. We hope to see you there!
Released: Friday March 9th, 2012
SOUTH PORTLAND, ME – South Portland High School’s FIRST Robotics Team, The Riot Crew, won first place at the BAE Granite State Regional match, and now aims to take the title at the championship in St. Louis April 26-28.
The FIRST Robotics Competition partners professionals with high school students to solve an engineering design problem in an intense and competitive way. In 2012, over 50,000 students are involved on over 2,300 teams from 11 countries to compete in 59 regional competitions across 3 countries. The competitions play out like high-tech spectator sporting event, building the students’ skills in problem solving, brainstorming, teamwork and project-focused work.