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2019 Oxon Hill

    Between March 23th and 24th, FRC Team 836 The RoboBees competed in their second competition of the year. The FIRST Chesapeake District Event, held at Oxon Hill High School in Oxon Hill, MD, was the second showing of Team 836’s robot, Athena. Facing off against a total of 39 teams… Read More »2019 Oxon Hill

    Upcoming Competition

      The RoboBees will be competing at the upcoming Chesapeake District Event in Oxon Hill between March 22 and 24. Keep an eye on our Facebook page for up to date news. Or you can watch the event on Twitch (primary and full field views) and follow the team’s progress. Additional… Read More »Upcoming Competition

      2019 Owings Mills

        Between March 15th and 17th, FRC Team 836 The RoboBees competed in their first competition of the year. The FIRST Chesapeake District Event, held at McDonogh School in Owings Mills, MD, was the premiere of Team 836’s robot, Athena. Facing off against a total of 38 teams from across the… Read More »2019 Owings Mills

        DFRobot Sensor Applications

          In an effort to share our experiences with other teams and organizations we wanted to highlight one of the sensors that has been instrumental in our robot operations throughout the years. As a perfect example we used 6+ of these specific sensors on our 2018 FRC (FIRST Robotics Competition) robot,… Read More »DFRobot Sensor Applications

          Panda Express Fundraisers

            Our local Panda Express has offered to help support our community robotics programs by donating 20% of their proceeds from qualified purchased made from 11AM to 2PM on BOTH February 1st 2019 and March 1st 2019. We are incredibly grateful for this opportunity! For your in store purchases to qualify for the 20% donation… Read More »Panda Express Fundraisers

            Rumble in the Roads

              On November 3, 2018, team 836 The RoboBees traveled once again to Heritage High School in Newport News, Virginia to compete in the 2018 Rumble in the Roads. A total of 31 teams competed this year including several teams from North Carolina. Competing teams took part in 6 qualification matches… Read More »Rumble in the Roads

              Maryland FRC Retreat

                The RoboBees, in conjunction with GaCo and the Robolions, embarked on an eventful 72 hour retreat with the goal of enhancing collaboration between Maryland teams. This retreat, which took place in the Appalachian mountains, consisted of team-building exercises, outreach development, and relationship building. On the first day, upon arrival at… Read More »Maryland FRC Retreat

                growingSTEMS Open House

                  growingSTEMS is pleased to announce their annual Open House Event on May 19th from 9AM to 3PM at the Stachelczyk STEM Center (43883 Airport View Drive, Hollywood MD 20636). Our STEM Center will open its doors to the public for tours, informational sessions, and hands on STEM activities. Feel free… Read More »growingSTEMS Open House

                  St. Mary’s Riverfest

                    On September 23rd, 2017 from 9:30am to 4:30pm, The RoboBees were at Historic St. Mary’s City near the water next to the Dove Ship.  The team acting as volunteers for the event, helping out with multiple areas and stations. One such area was the kayak launch, where The RoboBees aided… Read More »St. Mary’s Riverfest