No experience necessary! If you are involved in other school clubs or sports you still may be able to participate depending on your skill level and group you are interest in. Please contact Chris Steiner for Business or Willie Tenca for Technical involvement questions.
Through the organization of FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology), students from Glencoe Robotics Team, Shockwave, work side by side with mentors to design and build a 120 fully functioning robot from scratch to compete at the PNW District Event.
FIRST Builds Academic Success in Science & Technology:
Offering almost $25 Million in college scholarships to team members.
88% of FRC alumni went on to college.
70% of FRC alumni reported an increased motivation to do well in school.
80% of schools reported FIRST involvement has led to the creation of new courses and/or integration of robotics instruction into existing classes.
Why is it unique?
A unique varsity Sport for the Mind™ designed to help high-school-aged students discover how interesting and rewarding the lives of engineers and scientists can be.
The game rules are a surprise every year.
It is a sport where participants interact with and learn from the pros.
Designing and building a robot is a fascinating real-world experience.
Competing brings participants as much excitement as conventional varsity sports.
Shockwave's Recent Achievements
2016 World Championship
Championship Tesla Division Quarterfinalist - Thank You to our Alliance Teams 548 Robostangs, 2363 Triple Helix, and 1250 Gator-Bots.
Safety Pit Award
2016 PNW Championship
District Championship Quarterfinalist - Thank You to our Alliance Teams 3393 Horns of Havoc and 955 CV Robotics.
2016 PNW Philomath District
District Semifinalist - Thank You to our Alliance Teams 2990 Hotwire and 1432 Bear Metal.
Innovation in Control Award
2016 PNW Wilsonville District
District Winner - Thank You to our Alliance Teams 1425 Error Code Xero and 3711 Iron Mustangs.
Industrial Design Award
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