GENERAL CLUB NEWS

Note from Ashley:

FTC Kickoff is this weekend! Please plan to attend to learn something new, see the Game Reveal, and have fun!

FTC Kickoff Info

When: This Sat., Sept. 9, 8:30 AM until 2:00 PM

Where: NC A&T Academic Classroom Building

Who: FTC Team Members, Families and Mentors

Why: Because it’s going to be awesome!!!

****Don’t forget to sign up and wear your team shirt/nametag****

Kickoff Sign-Up Click Here

Kick-Off Details with Map, Directions and Schedule Click Here

Thank you to all of the parents who attended the Parent Meeting this past Tuesday!  We had a great showing and look forward to working with new parent volunteers!  

September is going to a busy month for ECG Robotics.  We have a Jason’s Deli Night scheduled and outreach events coming up, so please see the Treasury and Outreach sections below for more details and sign up to participate!

FRC/FTC – ALL STUDENTS

FRC

TE Demo

The FRC team will be heading outside for a demonstration for TE Connectivity at their company picnic Saturday, Sept. 9. We are honored that they invited us and appreciative that we can thank them in person for their generous support of all our robotics team. More information can be found on the SLACK .

FTC

Team 731

Team 731 is ready for Kickoff and ready to work hard this season. Everyone has a lot to learn and do. We will be meeting that weekend to prototype designs and ideas.                                                                                                    

Team 5795

Although there was no official meeting this week, our team gathered at TSL for a brief review and edit of our kickoff presentations. After running through all of them we received valuable feedback, critiques, and will now have polished versions of those presentations to present at kickoff.

Team 6183 Nothing to report

Team 10195

We are excited for Kickoff and the rest of this season. Although we did not meet this week, we added to our engineering notebook and made other preparations for the upcoming year.

OUTREACH

GSO STEAM Fest: New Outreach Event!

ECG Robotics has been invited to participate in GSO STEAM Fest at The Forge on Sept. 23 from

9:00 AM until 2:00 PM. GSO STEAM Fest is described as an event to “celebrate the resources for and applications of STEAM curriculum. We will have FIRST in our “STEAM Alley” showcasing opportunities for young minds to get involved in STEAM.” Team members and parents who are interested in participating please use the following link to sign up.

GSO STEAM Fest Sign-Up

Girls World Expo

Last year we had a lot of fun demoing our robots at the Girls World Expo, helping to encourage young women to get involved in robotics and develop an interest in STEM. We plan to demonstrate at the event again this year on Sunday October 1st at the Millennium Center in Winston-salem . If you’re interested in helping, please sign up here.

MARKETING

Nothing to report

TREASURY

Jason’s Deli Night September 27th

We are confirmed for another Jason’s Deli fundraising night on September 27th if we can get 20 people to RSVP before September 24th.  At this event, 15% of the proceeds from our meals will be donated to ECG Robotics so the more people able to attend the more money we will be able to raise.Please use the following link to sign up yourselves and your family members ASAP to ensure we are able to host this event:

Jason’s Deli Sign-up

SCRIP Program

At the parent meeting we premiered our new fundraising program called SCRIP. SCRIP is a program where you buy gift cards through ECG Robotics and then the group gets a percentage. I have order forms with a select number of local stores for us to try out. Have technical difficulty with the forms so please email me and I will send them to you. I have 2 orders submitted. Please return forms this Friday Sept. 8 so I can place an order this Saturday. Laura at lada7042@gmail.com

UPCOMING EVENTS
Sep. 9 FTC Kickoff at NC A&T
Sep. 9 FRC Demo for TE
Sep. 23 Gso. STEAM Outreach
Sep. 27 Jason’s Deli Fundraiser
Oct. 1 Girls World Expo
Oct. 28 FRC THOR II