We are now planning for our 2014 Season!
The 2013 District meet will be held Saturday March 30th at St. Joseph's College in Standish at the Alfond Center, from 9am-11:30pm.
Registration for the 2013 Season is now closed. Please contact us at email@example.com if you would like additional information about our programs.
The 2013 Season is scheduled to begin the week of January 14, 2013.
Groups will meet on one weekday night a week Monday thru Thursday through the first week of April culminating in a District Meet.
Team Meetings in Windham will be held at the Primary School and Middle School.
Team Meetings in Saco occur at the Rec Center.
District Meet 2012
Our First District Meet was held on April 7th at St. Joseph's College in Standish Maine. Over 19 teams with over 115 K through 8 students competed with their Lego Robotic projects. It was a great event. Special thanks for our main Sponsors for this event, Wright Express, St. Joseph's College, Bob the Screenprinter and Maine Space Grant Consortium.
The 1:50 LEGO Space Shuttle! And the GHOST SWIMMER TUNA ROBOT
High School FRC competition robots from Gorham/Falmouth Northern Force Team, Bonny Eagle High School BERT133, and Cape Elizabeth VEX robotic program.
Jr League - For children grades K-3. This group is modeled after the JR FIRST Lego League.
Focused on building an interest in science and engineering in children grades K-3. Junior League is a hands-on program designed to capture young children's inherent curiosity and direct it toward discovering the possibilities of improving the world around them. Just like the SR League this program features a real-world challenge, to be solved by research, critical thinking and imagination. Guided by adult coaches students work with LEGO elements and moving parts to build ideas and concepts and present them for review.
Team Members get to:
Design and build challenge solutions using LEGO elements
For more information on the JR FIRST Lego League please follow these links:
JR FIRST LEGO League home page - http://www.usfirst.org/roboticsprograms/jr.fll
2012 JR.FLL Challange information - http://juniorfirstlegoleague.org/2012-super-seniors-challenge.html
Sr League - Serving children grades 3-8. This group is modeled after the FIRST Lego League.
Introduces students to real-world engineering challenges by building LEGO-based robots to complete tasks on a thematic playing surface. Sr League teams, guided by their imaginations and adult coaches, discover exciting career possibilities and, through the process, learn to make positive contributions to society.
Elementary and middle-school students get to:
Design, build, test and program robots using LEGO MINDSTORMS® technology
For more information on FIRST LEGO League please follow these links:
FIRST LEGO League home page - http://www.usfirst.org/roboticsprograms/fll
2012 FLL Challange - http://firstlegoleague.org/challenge/2012seniorsolutions
Maine State Robotics Home Page - State Track Meet Information - http://www.mainerobotics.org/trackmeet.html
Lego Mindstorm home page - http://mindstorms.lego.com/en-us/Default.aspx
Lego Mindstorm Software explained - http://www.ni.com/academic/mindstorms/
FUN - Lego Digital Designer - Build a Lego model online - http://ldd.lego.com
Southern Maine Gearbots Own Pat Noonan with the Mars Rover,(NI LabVIEW used for testing & diagnostics)
2010 World Championships - Second Place Team from Virgina:
FLL World Festival 2010 (Smart Moves) - 400 Points - Vector 67 Second Place Robot Performance
-last updated 09/18/2012