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Hello, Robolions team members, mentors, friends, and community members! Welcome to "The Fourth Law of Robotics," home to University City High School's FIRST (For the Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Team. We hope to use this blog to inform you about what we're up to.
We compete in the FRC (First Robotics Competition), an annual competition where we have six weeks to build a robot from scratch. This year's game is Recycle Rush. We'll post updates here to let you all know what we're up to with building (and competing with) our robot!
We also are now competing in FTC (First Tech Challenge), the next level down from FRC. The game was called Ring It Up!

Saturday, January 18, 2014

Thursday, January 16, 2014


This is Captain Walter with the latest updates on the build.

As of today we got the parts, that we sent to Ranken Technical Institute to get welded, back.  These parts include the structure for the catapult we are building, and the front tensioner. They look very good, so, instead of trying to describe their magnificence, I will just post some pictures. 

And there it is. thank you for reading, mmore updates should follow as the season progresses.

Saturday, January 11, 2014

We are more efficient than ever! I (Marquise Williams, one of this years team captains) have never in the 3 yrs I have been here seen such progress in this short amount of time. We have a completed chassis, at least two complete functioning prototypes and a very well organized team comprised of new and old members with a wide variety of talents. You will be hearing from us more often this year and I am proud to be a captain of the 2014 UCHS Robolions, team 3397.

                                                                                                                                                                     The robotics  team at kick off on Saturday the 4th! Go robotics!