Welcome back returning students and mentors. 2016-2017 was a big year for us as we were finally back after a hiatus the year before. This meant that we had a …
We are a group of students between the ages of 14 and 18 who are interested in things such as controls, design, manufacturing, programing, business, and marketing. We are supported by mentors and teachers that offer a different perspective on things. While the mentors watch over us, we are a student-driven team.
Team 2994 gives us the opportunity to learn and further develop our skills in STEM while meeting with like-minded people, as well as people with different interests. We are not just a team, but part of a larger community that involves us in a global high-stakes competition and is a step up from the FLL program (FIRST Lego League). In order to compete, we have access to unique equipment and tools, such as a CNC milling machine, guided by experienced mentors, teachers, and older students.
Participation in the team is recognized by post-secondary institutions and provides useful skills for the workforce.
FRC is like a varsity sport. Students face intense challenges and learn fast. They meet once a week during the pre-season and post-season (September-December and February-April), three times a week during their six-week main season (January-February)