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Upcoming Events (2019-20):
- Robotics Team Meetings are Wednesdays 6:30 – 9:30pm at the old East Cobb Middle School (ECMS) aka Destination Einstein build site.
- Programming and Build Team Meetings are Thursdays 6:30 – 9:30pm at ECMS. Students must ask team leads which meetings are invite-only or open to all students.
- CAD Training Sessions are in Mr Benton’s room at Walton High School after school on Mondays 3:30 – 5:30pm. All Mondays from Sept 9 through Oct 28, except for fall break.
- GirlsFIRST Workshop being hosted by our team on October 19, 2019 from 9:00-4:00pm at Walton High School.
- SCRIW at Dreher High School in Columbia, South Carolina is on Saturday, Oct 26th, 8:00 – 6:00pm. A small group from our team will be competing in this event, called the South Carolina Robotics Invitational and Workshops (SCRIW). 27 FRC teams from across the southeast will compete using last year’s 2019 game, DESTINATION: DEEP SPACE before the 2020 game is revealed. Dreher High is located at 3319 Millwood Avenue, Columbia, SC 29205. Drive time from East Cobb is about 3 1/2 hours without traffic and stops.
- GRITS 2019 at Kell High School is on Saturday, November 2, 2019, 8:00 – 7:00pm with dinner afterward at ECMS. Our team will be competing in this event, called the Georgia Robotics Invitational Tournament and Showcase (GRITS). All team members are expected to attend this competition.All team members are invited, however, each student must meet the following requirements to participate in this event:
- 25 hours of participation
- 10 hours of outreach
- Completed Safety Training
- 2 other trainings, other than safety
- All parents are encouraged to come and watch this competition since it conveniently located. Kell High School is at 4770 Lee Waters Road, Marietta, GA 30066 and is about a 20 minutes northwest of Walton High School. Teams compete using the game they played last season 2019-20.
- Walton Robotics is hosting a FIRST Lego League (FLL) Regional Tournament at Walton High School on Dec 7, 2019. Please save the date as this outreach event will require many volunteers to be successful. To give you an idea of what this event is like, check out the video from when we hosted this event in 2016.