Tangible Announcements

Raleigh, NC, August 29, 2015, Tangible Security is sponsoring a team of high school students engaging in a robotics competition. Team #8947 of TECHTONICS is the name of a robotics team working to compete in FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC), a program focused on engaging students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.

More specifically, the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) is the premier engineering challenge for high school students. Teams of students, working closely with teachers and volunteer mentors, have six weeks to conceptualize, design, build, program, modify and test a robot to participate in a competition that changes each year. Major milestones for the team include the following:
  • November 11, 2015: Scrimmage
  • December 13, 2015: Qualifier (Potential)
  • January 16, 2016: Qualifier (Potential)
  • January 23, 2016: Qualifier (Potential)
  • January 30, 2016: Qualifier (Potential)
  • February 14, 2016: State Championship Competition
  • March 9-11, 2016: Super-Regional Competition
Tangible personnel will visit with the team each month as they prepare their entry for the competition. Check out the team's website featuring a blog, photos, and videos of the team in action.