December 27, 2012

CEU for Michigan Teachers

Thanks to the never ending hard work of Kyle Hughes and Team 27, Kyle has arranged for FRC teachers to earn up to 3 continuing ed credits.  There are very specific requirements, so please read below.

Team 2337 FRC Kickoff Workshop

Team 2337 will be hosting a series of three workshops on the day after FIRST Kickoff this year. All Teams in the State of Michigan are invited to take part, and  there is no fee to attend.

December 5, 2012

Java Beta Test Team Open House

FRC Team 3357 (COMETS) is hosting an open house at Davenport University to answer any questions you may have about their experience in beta testing the 2013 Java control system and about their experience with the beta test project.  The event will be hosted at Davenport's Lettinga campus, the full details appear below.

December 2, 2012

LabView Beta Test Seminar

Team 1718 will be hosting a LabVIEW Beta Test seminar on Saturday 12/15/12, at the Macomb Academy of Arts and Sciences.  The academy is located at:
23211 Prospect Avenue,  Armada MI, 48005

November 12, 2012

LabView Training and 2013 Beta-Testing Open House 12/1/12

From the Livonia Team

  Save the date: Saturday, Dec. 1st 2012
FREE Labview Training & 2013 Beta-Testing Open-House

See flyer here.

FRC Mentor Camp - December 1, 2012

Team RUSH ( FRC 27) is hosting its 7th annual Mentor Camp on Saturday, September 29, from8:30 am - 2:30pm ! It will be a one day training conference for all new and returning FIRST teams. The event will be hosted at and will cost $25/team of 2 mentors; which will cover the cost of the training document (Team RUSH 's "Tool Kit of Success") and a lunch (scholarships are available). Please send a check to: Team RUSH, 6093 Flemings Lake Road, Clarkston, MI, 48346, or you can pay at the door.

November 2, 2012

Mock FRC Kickoff 12/1/12

Help prepare your team by attending the Code Red Robotics MOCK Kickoff
on Saturday, December 01, 2012.

Eberhard Center
GVSU Grand Rapids Campus
301 Fulton St W
Grand Rapids, MI 49504-6430

September 24, 2012

2013 Home District Event Assignment by Team Number

The following link is a list showing the home district events assigned to the 190 teams from last year and pre-rookie teams this year. To access, click here.

September 23, 2012

PTC Hands On Workshop - 10/27/12

Holland FIRST Robotics Team CHAOS (FRC Team 74) and Code Red Robotics (FRC Team 2771) is co-hosting with PTC a free hands-on workshop to show how you can build a better robot in less time using PTC software products Creo/Elements, MathCad and Windchill.

August 24, 2012

Team RUSH hosting Mentor Camp 9/29/12

Team RUSH (FRC 27) is hosting its 6th annual Mentor Camp on Saturday, Sept. 29th, from 8:30 am - 2:30pm! It will be a one day training conference for all new and returning FIRST teams.

August 16, 2012

PTC Hands-On Workshop - 10/6/12

The Bionic Barons (FRC team 2834) is co-hosting with PTC a free hands-on workshop to show how you can build a better robot in less time using PTC software products Creo/Elements, MathCAD and Windchill. All Michigan FRC and FTC teams are welcome to attend. Here is the flyer.

July 31, 2012

Engineer Position available for FIRST graduates

SRC Refrigeration has a Design/Manufacturing Engineering position open for recent FIRST Robotics graduate. Those interested should contact Mr. Steve Lemieux, owner of SRC Refrigeration. His email is

July 5, 2012

Team RUSH 2012 Regatta

Team RUSH is hosting its 4th annual Regatta on July 28th in Clarkston, MI. Anyone is welcome to participate in our Typhoon class open division - come compete your cardboard and duct tape boat against others! Fun is for sure to be had and cash prizes are up for grabs! Please visit for more information.

July 4, 2012


FRC Teams,

In case you didn't notice, TIMS is now open at

July 3, 2012

“Robots in the D” - FIRST Robotics night at Comerica Park on August 22, 2012

On August 22, 2012, join your FIRST robotics family at a Detroit Tigers vs. Toronto Blue Jays game for a FIRST robotics night at Comerica Park.  A robot will throw out the "FIRST pitch" and JrFLL/FLL/FTC/FRC exhibits and demos will be on hand to showcase FIRST to the 30,000+ fans in attendance.  Radio and TV coverage too!  TICKET ORDER FORM is available - FIRST teams, sponsors, businesses, families place your ticket orders now and let's hit this one out of the park!

May 13, 2012

FTC Workshop for Mentors and Coaches

Code Red Robotics (FRC2771) is hosting a workshop 6/9/12 for anyone interested in starting up a FIRST Tech Challenge team for Middle Schoolers in Michigan.   

Team 2075 Open House 5/16/12

We have expanded our area at West Catholic and are having an Open House to show off our new digs Wednesday, May 16th, 2012.

Here is the flyer.

Mary Beth Zakfeld
Enigma Robotics Coach

April 19, 2012

U of D Mercy Robotics & Mechatronics Demo at Capac High School

U of D Mercy’s College of Engineering and Science Presents:  Robotics & Mechatronics Engineering 
At: Capac High School  541 N. Glassford ; Capac, MI 48014
On Monday May 21, 2012  From 6pm-8pm.

April 16, 2012

2012 MIchigan Advanced Robotics Competition (MARC)

Attached is information and application for this years M.A.R.C. June 22-23. If interested in coming, please fill-out the form and return ASAP.


March 29, 2012

Please help Code Red win PSA's for FIRST

From Code Red:

We, Code Red Robotics, are finalist for the West Michigan Wood TV Connecting with Community award, and should we win this award we will earn an entire year of  free TV advertising (Public Service Announcements) in which we would help promote and grow FIRST robotics.

January 13, 2012

Help "Without" Barriers - Field Elements


The EngiNERDs, FIRST Team 2337, is fabricating real competition barriers (GE-12058) for the 2012 Game - Rebound Rumble. If any teams are interested in purchasing one please feel free to fill out our online order form. Orders must be placed by January 15.

January 2, 2012

Two Workshops hosted by Team 2337

In order to help Teams get their season off to a good start, Team 2337 is hosting two workshops the day after Kickoff.