6:30 AM06:30

Parent Meeting

Parents, please come to a mandatory meeting at the STC located in the rear of HVRHS. We will be covering the Fall activities, fundraising, the regular season (December thru April) activities, and post season events. 

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to Oct 6

Salisbury Fall Festival

Andy will set up booth in Salisbury Friday morning and man it all day.  Everyone should join Andy Friday after school and all day Saturday at SFF to sell goods and demo the robots.  We will be setup in front of the Post Office on Main Street.  You will need to provide your own transportation to and from.

Saturday10/6 Bake sale in Salisbury all day starting at 9 AM.

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5:00 PM17:00

Meeting at Freund's Farm Market

Prep work for the bake sale.

Dont forget to arrange for a bus pass. Your parent/guardian will need to arrange for a bus pass from the school to allow you off the bus.

Take the bus the Freund's Farm Market, 324 Norfolk Rd, E Canaan, CT. 

If you need a ride back to school, please let Andy know.

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7:00 PM19:00

Parent Meeting

  • Housatonic Valley Regional High School (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Parent Meeting,  Thursday 2/1,  7:00 PM in the STC.

We will be having a school mandated Parent 's Meeting for our competition overnight trips.  This meeting will cover the travel and medical permission forms as well as costs, schedule and trip rules.

Cost for the two district events is $355.  The district championship cost is estimated at $200.  These costs cover hotel room only.  Breakfast is included but all other meals are the responsibility of each team member.

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5:00 PM17:00

Team Meeting (Drivers Training!!!)

Paperwork still outstanding. 

Student Contract/Machine Shop forms: Amber, Nick

Travel forms, Robot Rumble:  Amber, Brandon, Nick

Role Application: Jacob, Amber, Brandon, Nick



Dinner Ticket sales to be reported this week.  

Sponsor visits are to be reported this week.


FLL Volunteers: I am looking for team members to volunteer at FRC Team 558's FLL State Qualifying Event on November 11th.

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5:00 PM17:00

First Regular Meeting!

Scheduled activities include:

  • Finalizing our Fall activities.  What we have so far is Robot Rumble, Ballston Spa , NY on Saturday 11/4
  • Reconfiguring our pit cart into the TSTAK container system. 
  • Planning basic training for electrical and mechanical skills.
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5:00 PM17:00

Work Session

We will be unloading and storing NEFIRST old field components, mostly scrap metal, including some side wall and end wall pieces.  We also will be fastening the racks to the walls and general clean-up.  Any new students are welcome also.

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5:00 PM17:00

Mentor Meeting

Canaan Country Club

Mentor Meeting 2017

-Alternate Lead Mentor



-Phones/social media

-Team rule/expectations

  • General

  • Mentor specific

  • Student specific

-Team website

-Summer events

-Fall training/events


Mechanical (gearboxes, motors, chassis)

Electrical (camera, encoder, srx)

Battery caddy

Pit cart/tools

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6:30 AM06:30

Where is Wolcott Invitational

  • 457 Bound Line Road Wolcott, CT, 06716 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Where is Wolcott is an annual off-season FIRST robotics tournament hosted by Team Max 1071. The tournament takes place in early June, at Wolcott High School in Wolcott, CT. This spring, Team 1071 is hosting the 10th edition of this event. Where is Wolcott features a relaxed atmosphere where 24 teams come together for fun opportunities including a mentor robot, human player game, guest game announcing, and a guaranteed spot in eliminations.

Full information here: max1071.com/wiwi

6:15 Show Time at the STC

6:30 Departure

7:00am – Doors Open
8:30am – Opening Ceremonies
8:45am – 12:00pm – Qualification Matches
12:00pm – 1:00pm – Lunch Break
1:00pm – 2:00pm – Qualification Matches
2:00pm – Alliance Selection
2:15pm – 5:00pm – Elimination Rounds
5:00pm – Final Awards

Game Day Video Courtesy of the Blue Alliance  Click here

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