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UTD Coaches Clinic – Intro to FTC and TETRIX robots

2016-07-19 @ 1:00pm - 4:30pm

REGISTRATION IS LIMITED!

Calling all FTC coaches, mentors, and educators! Come brush up on your knowledge & skills during the summer break and hear proven tips for improving team performance. Sessions are facilitated by Dr. Patrick Michaud, renowned FIRST coach with several world-ranked teams. Space is limited – first come, first serve. Pre-registration is required and all sessions will remain open for registration until filled.

The session introduces coaches to the FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) robotics competition and provides some hands-on training in building FTC robots using the standard TETRIX robot construction kit. Topics to be covered include:
-Introduction to FTC and season overview
– Basic components of the TETRIX robotics kit
– Key robot mechanical principles: channels, motors, axles, wheels, gears
– Hands-on build of a simple competition robot

Details

Date:
2016-07-19
Time:
1:00pm - 4:30pm
Event Categories:
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Website:
https://ezpay.utdallas.edu/C20239_ustores/web/store_main.jsp?STOREID=176

Organizer

Patrick R. Michaud
Email:
pmichaud@pobox.com
Website:
http://pmichaud.com

Venue

University of Texas at Dallas / SEEC
800 W Campbell Rd
Richardson, TX 75080 United States
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Website:
https://www.utdallas.edu/seec/