Xbots tribute to #WoodieFlowers

If there is one phrase that captures FIRST experience more than anything else, it is #GraciousProfessionalism. It is the soul of FTC. It is a life skill that teaches us how to be kind and respectful while doing our best work and competing fiercely. Dr.Woodie Flowers, by coining the phrase Gracious Professionalism and working tirelessly as…

Yummy XBOTS Cookies! We are hosting Bake Sale at a Giant near you

We are excited to announce our bake sale this year – it will be on Saturday October 12th at Giant Foods in Franklin Farm from 3-is 7pm and Giant Food in Greenbriar West from 4-7pm! That’s right, two locations, whichever is nearer to you. Please come join us and support us! Our team is hard at work…

FLL Rookie Team Workshop

Our workshop for FLL Rookie Team Coaches was held at the Chantilly Library today, and we were very happy with the great response from our community! We had over 12 teams sign up in less than a week until the room got full. The rookie coaches had excellent questions and we shared our experience in…

FTC Outreach at #NoVASTEMDay 2019 by Team 6700

Kudos to @NOVASySTEMic and the organizers for a really excellent @NOVASTEMDay. This is our 4th year presenting our Robot. Once again we had a lot of fun with many kids lining up to drive our robots and learn about @FIRSTweets and @FTCTeams #FIRSTChesapeake. We also had our FTC friends @teamGearedUp and their robots to share our…

Skystone is here!

Skystone challenge is here. Lo and behold, a week into it, we already have our field, and it’s setup. It is one of the fastest field builds we ever did in our 8 years of FTC, thanks to the fewest assemblies in this kit! The field  looks elegant, and stacking game looks to be fun!…

Team XBOTS looking for programmers & builders!

We are a high school robotics team looking for some new members as our seniors are graduating! Read more about us by browsing our website https://xbots.org. If you are not already familiar, learn here about FTC. Do you want to be part of a winning team while supersizing your STEM skills such as programming, CAD…

At STEM Symposium parnering with CGI Federal

6th year of STEM Symposium, with the ever growing & popular STEM Symposium held at Nysmith School on March 30th 2019. This is also XBOTS’ 6th year presenting FIRST, FTC and Robotics at this event! We are so proud of the opportunity to bring the amazing FIRST program to nearly 3000 students who visited STEM…

Robotics workship & coding challenge

Our first ever coding challenge was featured at the CodeLoudon hackathon ( https://www.codeloudoun.com) where hundreds of middle and high school students participated. We had an exciting event where the students learned to program FTC robots using onBot Java and developed autonomous programs with sensors! All in a 3-hour workshop that was attended by students who…

Spreading the joy of FIRST & STEM in our community.

Our team captain Anoushka Chintada won the Deans List Finalist Award for 2nd year in a row. The award was announced at Virginia State Championships held in Richmond on Feburary 2, 2019. She is one of the four finalists from Virginia. Last year she won the award as a sophomore. Anoushka is grateful for the…