Supertronix 5910 is a new robotics team in the Bas Saint-Laurent region. Being the only team at east of Rimouski, the young team from Matane is formed by a close collaboration between different companies and organizations in the region.
FIRST what is it?
- An international robotics competition for 14 to 18 years old students.
- 6 weeks to design a robot able to perform a specific task.
- A set of high quality parts supplied by FIRST.
- A budget for additional parts.
- Common regulations for 5000 participating teams in the world.
- A regional competition.
- An international championship.
Why is it unique?
- Young people learn with experts.
- This is the only hobby where all participants can become professionals.
- This is a concrete challenge that links with business reality.
- Participating causes an adrenaline rush and an unusual enthusiasm.
- It is a “coopetition” where each participant applies the “Gracious Professionalism”.
- The challenge is a surprise every year.
THIS YEAR CHALLENGE
Every year for six weeks, young people accompanied by mentors must design, build, program and test a functional robot able to perform in a unique challenge. The 2017 challenge is “STEAMworks” is mobilizing a team of young passionate people and many experienced mentors enthusiasts about robotics. This project enables young people to acquire technic and professional knowledge.