FRC-1721 World Championships 2017
FIRST is an acronym for: For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology and was founded by New Hampshire inventor Dean Kamen. His vision is…
“To Transform our culture by creating a world where science and technology are celebrated and where young people dream of becoming science and technology leaders.”
Dean Kamen, Founder
Our team competes in the FIRST Robotics Competition, where students are tasked with building a competition-ready robot in just 6 weeks. Mentors from industry come and teach the students about the technical skills of the engineering design process as well as the soft skills of teamwork and cohesion. Tidal Force is a student driven organization. Students define yearly fundraising, recruitment, outreach, and technical goals, drive the work towards those goals, direct meetings, design the robot, build the robot, and ultimately compete with it at competition.
But FIRST is more than just the robot…
Tidal Force focuses on developing students and inspiring others in the greater community to solve complex problems the world faces today and will face tomorrow. Along with competing in FIRST Robotics Competition, Tidal Force works in the community.
We need your help to continue doing what we do - inspiring students of all ages. Every little bit counts, to help us get to the World Championship event, next season, and beyond. By donating to Tidal Force you help to create a new generation of problem solvers, innovators, and inventors.
From all of us at Tidal Force, we thank you for your donation.
Thank you all so much for your support so far! Due to all of the incredibly generous gifts that you've given we have started paying for the championship event - WE'RE GOING TO ST. LOUIS!
We can't even start to say how amazed we were with all your support through this fund. It is truly humbling to us, and we would like to thank each and every single one of you individually.
We'll be sure to post some photos for you from St. Louis!
Keep sharing and passing the page on - we're still working on reducing flight and hotel costs for our students!
Thank you all for your help so far on this campaign. We're so happy with how things are going! Keep up the great work with sharing and reaching out on social media!
Here's a video that the team produced regarding our in season event at Bedford High School!