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1114 and 2056 coopertating

2012 Greater Toronto East Regional

Team 1114 began our 2012 season at the Greater Toronto East Regional, where Simbot Jordan was unveiled. Simbotics had a very successful first day, going 6-1 in Friday’s qualifying matches, and ending the day with the regional Website award.

After another successful day, Simbotics finished as the first seed with a record of 9-1-0, and then selected Team 2056, OP Robotics, along with Team 1219, Iron Eagles. After some tough elimination matches, Simbotics emerged victorious. Thanks to Team 2056 and Team 1219 for being such great alliance partners, we could not have done it without you!

Along with the regional win, Team 1114...

Simbot Jordan

Simbot Jordan Unveiled

Simbot Jordan was revealed at the Greater Toronto East regional. To see the full specifications of the robot, check out the detailed description.

Rebound Rumble logo

2012 FRC Game Unveiled

This year's game Rebound Rumble has been unveiled, for more information please visit the FIRST section.

SimPhone and Kitbot on Steroids

SimPhone and Kitbot on Steroids Resources Released

The ultimate Kitbot on Steroids assembly experience is now available online and through a free app on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

The Kitbot on Steroids is a simple and inexpensive drivetrain that is robust enough to last beyond the FRC season with minimal amount of maintenance. This drivetrain (or similar) has proven effective through numerous regional and district event wins by many teams.

Simbotics Robot Exhibit

Simbotics at the Ontario Science Centre

Starting on October 8th, Team 1114 Simbotics, from Governor Simcoe Secondary School, is taking part in the "I, ROBOT... YOU, ROBOT... WE, ROBOT" exhibit at the Ontario Science Centre in Toronto.

The exhibit features the team's 2008 FRC World Championship winning robot, Simbot SS, as well as an interactive VEX robot built by the team. This exhibit continues the run of major public appearances by Simbot SS; after winning the FIRST World Championship in 2008, the robot starred in two episodes of the hit Canadian TV Series Degrassi: The Next Generation alongside Grammy nominated,...