2017 SOMD FLL/FTC Qualifier – Rescheduled

Update – 12/23/2017   The 2017 SOMD Qualifier has been rescheduled for February 3rd, 2018 and will be held at The King’s Christian Academy (20738 Point Lookout Road Callaway, MD 20620). Further information to follow.   Update – 4PM 12/8/2017   Due to deteriorating weather conditions the decision has been made to cancel tomorrow’s Southern Maryland qualifier. Further information to follow …

SOMD STEM Festival

The RoboBees team 389 attended the St. Mary’s County Public Schools STEM Festival at the St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds to help promote STEM in the community. The FTC team demonstrated their robot by explaining how it operated and giving kids the chance to drive. There was also the option to build rockets out of paper and duct tape. The kids …

2017-2018 Open Enrollment

Updated: 5/30 9:47PM If you were unable to make the open enrollment night but would still like to participate in any of our programs, please fill out the enrollment forms and email them to team836@robobees.org. On Tuesday May 30th, growingSTEMS and The RoboBees are holding open enrollment for the 2017-2018 season. New teams are forming at all levels and opportunities are …

Battle of the Bees

On March 13, 2017 The RoboBees FTC team, Team 389, hosted the first FTC off-season event in Southern Maryland at the Stachelczyk STEM Center in Hollywood, MD. This event, called the Battle of the Bees, is an event that the teams intend to repeat in the future. Over 30 people, and 6 local FTC teams came and participated in the …

2016 SOMD FLL/FTC Qualifier

The RoboBees hosted an FLL, or FIRST Lego League, qualifier for Southern Maryland at Hollywood Elementary School on Saturday, December 10, 2016. Ten Southern Maryland teams, from both private schools and combined groups, attended the qualifier, where they participated in matches and completed three types of judging. Teams were judged on Core Values, which included how they worked together as …

FTC – Success leads to State Championships

FTC team 389 attended their second qualifier on February 6th, held at River Hill High school in Clarksville MD.  They competed in this year’s FTC game “RES-Q” (a play on the word Rescue) in which the field has two “mountains” in opposing corners containing three scoring areas: low, middle, and high. During the match, alliances of two compete to clear debris from …