This FLL season is over and we had a blast! From last summer to now, we have really grown as a team, learned a lot about robotics, and had a lot of fun. The hard work we put in was well worth it. Thank you coaches and parents. See you all next year!
As a part of the FLL outreach program, our team wanted to visit universities and companies that were working in the robotics field. The Tacobots sent out several requests to outreach programs and were lucky enough to be invited by the University of California at Berkeley’s Robotic labs. We were super excited to see research and innovations at Read more about Visit to UC Berkeley[…]
This past Tuesday we received a proclamation from the Mayor of Fremont, Bill Harrison. Thank you, Mayor for recognizing our achievements! Also, thank you Councilwoman Sue Chan for all of your great support and help in finding sponsors for us. Last but not least, special thanks to our sponsors from Republic Services. Republic Services has Read more about Proclamation from the Mayor![…]
Wow! We’ve been getting a lot of press lately, check us out in these news articles: San Jose Mercury News Tri-City Voice Siliconeer The World Journal India Currents We’ve also been working hard on getting sponsorships and donations as we prepare to go to St. Louis. If you or your company would like to help Read more about Tacobots in the News![…]
The Mission San Jose Elementary FIRST LEGO League (FLL) Robotics team Tacobots has won 1st place competing against 43 other teams in the Northern California Championship in Sacramento on Saturday, January 16th. The Tacobots will now advance to the FIRST LEGO League World Festival and FIRST Championship in St. Louis in April 2016. The World Read more about We’re going to the World Championship![…]
On Saturday, January 16th, the Tacobots competed at the Northern California regionals in Sacramento. There were a total of 44 teams at this competition, representing some of the best FLL teams in Northern California. We were set up in lucky booth #13. We had a pretty good start to Read more about Norcal Championships here we come![…]
On Saturday, November 21st, we went to the Niles Discovery Church for our very first FLL competition. We did quite well at the event. Our robot had the second highest score. And we won the award for Core Values!
Thanks to Principal Graves, the Tacobots were invited to give a presentation at Mission San Jose Elementary School. We presented our project, “Smart Trash” to a full auditorium.
We Tacobots don’t just sit around and build and program robots all day… we also like to eat tacos!
This year’s FLL challenge is called “Trash Trek”. We received our mat back around the time school started this year. We were very excited to see what challenges lay ahead of us, but little did we know the challenges we faced required many sleepless nights. Nonetheless, all the hard work we put in will pay Read more about Setting up Trash Trek Mat[…]