This page contains helpful information for those new to the team as well as those that are seasoned.
Helpful Apps and Websites
- FRC Spyder – Gives real-time updates of competition matches / team rankings during competitions.
- The Blue Alliance – Gives real-time updates of competition matches / team rankings during competitions.
- Register your student with FIRST my.firstinspires.org/stims/Login.aspx our team is 3656
- To volunteer with our team a FRC volunteer sign-up is required my.usfirst.org/FIRSTPortal/VIMS/VIMS_TC.aspx
- Dexter schools adult volunteer form for participation with our team www.dexterschools.org/uploaded/district/district_forms/DCS_Volunteer_Form.pdf
- Maker Works release forms Sections 1 & 2 and Section 3
Typically the students fill out sections 1, and the parents sign sections 2 and 3.
Parent’s additionally list the student’s name on the back of section 2, part 6.
Please have the FIRST Team # written in the “Member Number” section.
FIRST® Robotics Competition (FRC®) participants are eligible to apply for more than 200 scholarships worth $50 million.
Learn more about the scholarships available through FIRST at www.firstinspires.org/scholarships.
- FIRST Scholarship Program Overview Presentation – From Team Scholarship Mentor Webinar (January 6, 2015)
- FIRST Scholarship FAQs – answers to frequently asked questions
- 2016 FIRST Scholarship Program Brochure – print double sided if possible
- 2016 FIRST Scholarship Video – FIRST Alumni Bisma Ali, Aisha Ayoub, Tim Baird, Ryan Michelle Doherty, Harrison Ford, Nick Hammes and Ashley Hedberg (September 2015)
- 2015 FIRST Scholarship Video – FIRST Scholarship winners Patrick Demkowitcz and Jane Tong (September 2014)
- 2014 FIRST Scholarship Video – FIRST Scholarship winners Sofia Dhanani, Pascale Wallace-Patterson, and Sarah Rudasill (January 2014)
- FIRST Alumni and Scholarships – FRC Behind the Lines ( October 2015)
- FIRST Scholarships and Looking Ahead to College – FTC Ask-An-Expert Google+ Hangout (December 2013)
- FIRST Scholarships at the 2014 FIRST Championship – FTC World Championship (April 2014)
- FIRST Scholarships and the Steps to Success – FTC Ask-An-Expert Google+ Hangout (December 2014)
Team competitions and rankings
- To view upcoming competitions for our team firstinmichigan.org
- To see where our team ranks in the state www.thebluealliance.com/events/fim#rankings
- For our team’s competition results and upcoming competitions www.thebluealliance.com/team/3656
Team social media
- See our team’s code github.com/dreadbot
- Team Facebook page www.facebook.com/groups/208035782546069/
- Team Twitter page twitter.com/DHSDreadbots (DHSDreadbots)
- Team Instagram page https://www.instagram.com/dreadbots_3656/?hl=en
- Team Pinterest page https://www.pinterest.com/DreadbotsFRC3656/
- FIRST website www.firstinspires.org/
- FIRST calendar of important FRC (FIRST Robotics Competition) dates https://www.firstinspires.org/robotics/frc/calendar
- Subscribe to the FIRST e-newsletter www.firstinspires.org/community/newsletter-subscription
- FRC grants firstinmichigan.org/Documents/2016FIRSTgrants.pdf
- FIRST progression of programs firstinmichigan.org/Documents/2016_progression_of_programs.pdf
- Links to FIRST Website Safety Standards:
Robot building inspiration sites
- Ri3D (Robot in 3 days) videos on YouTube channel
- Chief Delphi forum is a site for FRC teams to discuss all things robotics