Team 5115 completed in our last competition of the 2019 season at Oxon Hill High School on March 22-24. It was a long two days and although we are disappointed that we did not come home with a blue banner we are immensely proud of our hard work and constant improvement throughout the weekend. The […]
On March 9th, Team 5115 participated in our first district competition in Bethesda, Mayland. Although our robot KITT didn’t start out on the best note, we saw great improvements throughout the weekend. We learned to adapt our drivers, robot, and code to this competition. We faced many challenges with our intake mechanism, driver communication, and […]
Check out our new robot, ready for our first competition this Friday!
It has been over a month since 2019 Deep Space kick-off, and what a wild month it has been. Our first couple of weeks of build season was spent brainstorming. Everyone on the team contributed diverse and creative ideas. Deep Space brought out a lot of interesting opportunities and potential issues that the team had to […]
2019 Kickoff has officially started! We are eager to start building our robot for the new season. This years theme is Destination: Deep Space, a spaced themed game with rockets, cargo bays, and sandstorms. Deep Space is challenging us to think outside the box of conventional thinking because of the new ideas that FIRST has […]
On December 15, Team 5115 participated in the off season Bunnybots competition at Blair High School. The road to our second place win was filled with uncertainty and doubt. Our misfit robot chugged along through qualifying rounds, with some issues with our ball intake, outtake, and autonomous methods. However, as the day went on we […]
Last Thursday, November 29, the Wheaton Knight Riders were at the Parkland Middle School STEM night to teach the parents and students alike about our team and the robot that we created last season. We showed the arm raising capabilities and let people drive the robot with the challenge of placing a power cube (a […]
We participated in the IROC off-season competition at Battlefield High School, VA. It was very exciting and a fun experience without the stress. After the first mach we placed 3rd place, and while our ranking dropped as we progressed, our ranking was never below 20th place. We were picked by team 623 for finals as […]
Check out our calendar and come to cheer us on at Battlefield High School on the 20th! The Competition is open for all to attend on Saturday, October 20th, there will be robots competing all day for the title of IROC winner. the IROC off-season events are friendly, casual events that give teams a taste for the competitive season before […]
We are starting preparations in order to be ready and trained for the coming season, we hope to compete against some great teams and have a lot of fun in the next year and, of course, we hope to add a new blue banner to our wall! We hope to see you there.