Willmar Area’s FIRST Robotics team, WARPSPEED 4239, along with teams from NLS, RCW, BBE, and KMS will be hosting a robotics competition at Willmar High School on February 17th, called the West Central Week 0.
The West Central Week 0 in 2018 will be the first time Willmar, MN holds a Week 0 FIRST Robotics Competition event. A week 0 event is comparable to a preseason event and its purpose is to test robot components, train drivers, and test game strategies for regular season competitions. This event is hosted by Willmar’s Area Robotics team WARPSPEED 4239 as well as 4 other local robotics teams who make up the robot alliance as known as the West Central Hub.
When: Saturday February 17, 2018 from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Times are subject to change)
Where: Willmar High School, Big Red Gym: 2701 30th St NE, Willmar, MN 56201.
Cost: FREE TO THE PUBLIC!!
Food: Concessions will be offered at this event.
Live Stream: The live stream of this event will be on our YouTube (WARPSPEED 4239).
Schedule (Subject to Change):
7:00 AM – Pits open
7:30 AM – Brief Drivers Meeting
7:45 AM – Opening Ceremonies
8:00 AM – Matches Begin
12:00 PM – Lunch
1:00 PM – Matches Resume
3:45 PM – Matches End
3:50 PM – Closing Ceremonies
We are also looking for adult volunteers to help us put on this event! You must be available all day February 17th for the event as well as the night of February 16th for a short training session. Besides that, why not get a free lunch and t-shirt while watching robots all day!
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