“Mars Rover” at Centre of the Universe, August 8

The FIX IT team will be at the DAO Summer Star party this coming Saturday August 8th at the Dominion Astrophysical Observatory (formerly The Centre of the Universe) at 5071 West Saanich Rd. We will have a small display as well as a “Mars Rover” of our own construction to drive around, which has a drill on the front as well a grabber.

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FIX IT given guest spot at GottaCon 2015

The FIX IT team was given a guest spot at GottaCon, a Gaming Convention held at the Crystal Gardens in downtown Victoria. There was a simple game using Block Party Blocks, a ramp and a “rough” which was green bumpy plastic. Two, small Omni-wheeled robots were available for people to try out. Points were awarded for getting the blocks to a scoring zone.

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FLL Event 2013

The FIX IT team helped at a practice tournament for the local FLL teams on December 7, 2013. We helped by running the tournament field, getting teams to interviews, and doing odd jobs.

FLL Event 2013

It was fun bringing the teams to the interviews because we got to spend time with the teams as they were getting ready for the interviews. It was interesting to be involved in running a tournament, not just being in the tournament. We got to see more of an overview, rather than just the narrow focus on what we need to for the competition.