CalGames 2017

Hello FRC community! It’s almost time for CalGames, the annual offseason tournament in the San Francisco Bay Area! This year, CalGames will be hosted by Evergreen High School (3300 Quimby Road, San Jose, CA 95148) on October 14-15. We’ll be playing the 2017 FIRST Robotics Competition challenge, Steamworks. More details on the game, any rule changes, and event details, can be found here and in any follow-up posts.

We’ll be posting details here about parking, livestream, attending teams, and other details, so be sure to check this thread from time to time. For now, here’s a list of the teams attending:

Team 100 - Wildhats, from Woodside, CA
Team 115 - MVRT, from Cupertino, CA
Team 199 - Deep Blue, from Belmont, CA
Team 253 - Millbrae Robotics Team, from Millbrae, CA
Team 649 - MSET Fish, from Saratoga, CA
Team 670 - Homestead Robotics, from Cupertino, CA
Team 751 - Barn2Robotics, from Portola Valley, CA
Team 766 - MA Bears, from Atherton, CA
Team 846 - the Funky Monkeys, from San Jose, CA
Team 972 - Iron Claw, from Los Gatos, CA
Team 1072 - Harker Robotics, from San Jose, CA
Team 1351 - TKO, from San Jose, CA
Team 1868 - Space Cookies, from Moffett Field, CA
Team 1967 - The Janksters, from San Jose, CA
Team 2473 - Goldstrikers, from Cupertino, CA
Team 2489 - The Insomniacs, from Fremont, CA
Team 2551 - Penguin Empire, from Novato, CA
Team 2643 - Dark Matter, from San Jose, CA
Team 2854 - the Prototypes, from San Jose, CA (and the hosts for this event!)
Team 3045 - the Gear Gremlins, from San Mateo, CA
Team 4186 - the Alameda Aztechs, from Alameda, CA
Team 4255 - the Robodores, form Monterey, CA
Team 4765 - PWRUP, from Los Altos, CA
Team 4904 - Bot-Provoking, from San Mateo, CA
Team 5026 - the Iron Panthers, from Burlingame, CA
Team 5104 - BreakerBots, from Pacific Grove, CA
Team 5171 - the BayBots, from Seaside, CA
Team 5430 - Pirate Robolution, from Pittsburg, CA
Team 6036 - Peninsula Robotics, from Palo Alto, CA
Team 6688 - West Valley Middle College Robotics Team, from San Jose, CA.

Just as a note, there’s still room for teams at CalGames! If you’d like to register for CalGames, fill out this registration form and pay the registration and volunteer fees by September 15.

Volunteers are also needed! If you’re interested in volunteering, please send an email to [email protected]. Anyone is welcome to volunteer, regardless of team affiliation, and we encourage you to volunteer if you’re available!

We can’t wait for CalGames, and we hope you all tune in!

If you have any questions, be sure to contact [email protected] and [email protected]. Feel free to post questions on this thread as well - we’ll answer as soon as possible!

1072 is looking forward to seeing everyone there!

Just to make a quick correction, Team 5171 is Deus Ex Machina, out of Monterey, CA. I apologize for that mistake, got my numbers mixed up :slight_smile: Hope everyone’s having a phenomenal Saturday!

Okay y’all, we’re two weeks away from CalGames! We do have a few quick updates for anyone attending or spectating:

First of all, we have some new teams on the roster! Welcome aboard 6816 -Popcorn Penguins, 2813 - Gear Heads, and 5027 - Event Horizon! Secondly, we also have three teams, 846, 1351 and 5026, who will be bringing second robots. We’re at full capacity!!

Also, there is now a %7D]&has_source=1"]Facebook event page]({“surface”%3A"page"%2C"mechanism"%3A"main_list"%2C"extra_data"%3A"{\“page_id\”%3A396345013825564%2C\“tour_id\”%3Anull}"}%2C{“surface”%3A"create_dialog"%2C"mechanism"%3A"page_create_dialog"%2C"extra_data"%3A)! Be sure to drop by for some info and updates of the event!!!

Good luck to everyone attending!

Okay everyone, we’re 5 days away from CalGames!! Hope y’all are excited :slight_smile:

If you check the Facebook page, you’ll see a flyer for the event, made by the very talented Anna Shaposhnik from Team 846 - the Funky Monkeys. Feel free to put these flyers up around your school, workplace, or wherever! Here’s a Dropbox folder with the original files (full color and black-and-white) for the flyer. We really hope to see you all this weekend!

Hey everyone! CalGames is happening today, starting at 2pm. Be sure to tune in! Here’s a link to the livestream.