Year One

FIRST Memories

  • 1996 HYPER Team Shirt

…Oh, the memories…

Many years ago, I wrote a “Mr. Long’s Musings” for our website as the build season moved along and certain things caught my attention. Over the holidays prior to this FIRST season, I came across my stash of team gear that I have collected over the years and immediately wanted to use that gear to reinstate my musingsā€¦ it may be simply that I am aging ungracefully and wish to live in the past, but it is equally likely that I wish to remember some age-old truths and remember/thank a few people along the way.

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FRC Steamworks Team Update 01

The first Team Update has been published for this year’s game. Be sure to stay up to date with these, as they can add, change, or clarify rules to the game.

Key piece of information in this one is the capacity of the two goals. 70 fuel for the low, 150 fuel for the high.

Read Team Update 01
Read Combined Team Updates


HYPER Workshop #2

As a reminder, this Wednesday we have the second part of our HYPER Workshop, to introduce team members to working with metal.
6:00 to 8:00 PM. ALL Team Members. HYPER Workshop.

Veterans, if you forgot to bring safety glasses from last year in the previous meeting, be sure to bring them on Wednesday.

Don’t forget to bring your bottlecaps! We’ll need them for the end product of the workshop.


Season Beginnings

As a reminder, we will have two meetings this Wednesday. Both meetings are in our normal location which is the basement of the Bethany Congregational Church.
3:30 to 6:00 PM. VETERANS ONLY. Field Organization
6:00 to 8:00 PM. ALL Team Members. HYPER Workshop.

Veterans, if you happen to have safety glasses at home after last year’s competition season, be sure to bring them on Wednesday.

Looking forward to seeing you there!


2016 Boston District

Team HYPER heads back to BU’s Agganis Arena (location of the Boston Regional which started ten years ago) for our second District Event of the 2016 Season.

April 1-3, 2016

Boston University’s Agganis Arena
925 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215

NE FIRST Page: nefirst.org/portfolio/boston-district/

View the webcast: twitch.tv/nefirst_blue