Save the date: NH TechFest 2015 | October 24, 2015

FRC Teams 3467, The Windham Windup & Team 1058 The PVC Pirates are proud to host the 7th annual NH TechFest!

[size=]TechFest 2015 will be held at Windham High School on Saturday, October 24th 2015, from 10am to 4pm. There will be FRC teams from around New England with their robots (that guests can drive), multiple laser light shows, and a trebuchet contest! Also, TechFest is hosting companies such as iRobot, Rethink Robotics, Oculus VR, and many more showing off their latest products! And the best part is, admission is free!

Event Activities & Shows: (subject to change)

  • Team Load-in & setup (5:30-8pm)
  • Laser Light Show with a performance by the WHS Band (Time TBD)


  • Exhibitor displays in the Gymnasium (10am-4pm)
    [size=] – Train BAXTER by Rethink Robotics
    – Oculus Rift VR
    – Aerial drones
    – FAA flight safety
    – Sound and lighting design
    – Harvard Microrobotics lab
    – Ocean Alliance marine research
    – Google Glass in action
  • Trebuchet contest: Bring your water-balloon-tossing trebuchets to compete in a tournament to crown the TechFest Trebuchet Champion! (Rules and details here)
  • FRC Field in the Gym: Explore and interact with FRC robots from across New England to stack totes & cap stacks.
  • RoboRelay Race: see FRC-size robots race to complete activities as fast as possible! (time TBD)
    -** Laser shows** (times TBD)
  • Concessions will be served throughout the day (Pizza, drinks, misc. snacks).

CALLING ALL NEW ENGLAND FRC TEAMS! If you are interested in bringing your robots to show at Techfest, please send an email to! We have space for 4 teams in the Gym.

Techfest is just a day away! Here is the updated agenda and schedule of events:

Saturday, 10/24
10:00am: Event Opens to the Public
10:00am: Drone Races Start
11:30am: Robot Relay Race Begins
1:30pm: Drone Race moves to Back Field
3:30pm: Raffle Winners Drawn
4:00pm: Event Closes

We will have lunch, snacks and beverages served all day at the concession stand in the front Atrium.

A huge thank you to all our exhibitors!

  • Lindt Chocolate
  • Plymouth State University Meteorology
  • iRobot
  • Boston Immersive VR
  • AET Labs
  • Black Hat Oculus
  • Best Buy
  • Jolt Sensors
  • Concord Orthopedics
  • G5 Infrared
  • Mass DiGi
  • Game Assembly/SkyMap Games
  • Wobbleworks/3Doodler
  • IEEE
  • Harvard Micro-Robotics Lab
  • Microsoft Store
  • Rethink Robotics/NERVE Center
  • Raytheon/BBN
  • Natic Soldier Systems Center
  • NHTI
  • UNH Tech Camps
  • SkyVenture
  • USDRA Drone Racing Association
  • FIRST Robotics Competition and FIRST Tech Challenge

And another thank you to our FRC Team Guests!

  • 1058 - PVC Pirates
  • 4909 - Billerica Bionics
  • 131 - C.H.A.O.S.
  • 1073 - The Force Team
  • 4761 - Robockets
  • The Blue Knights

FRC 3467 hopes to see you all there!

TechFest was so much fun! It was also well organized and I loved all the things being demonstrated! Not to mention the robot racing out front!

Also, big thanks to Windham Windup for letting us borrow some mounting hardware for our wrists (tote collection mechanism) So we didn’t have to go with this fix:
(Go Zip-Ties!!!)