‘Once-in-a-lifetime opportunity’

By Kate McCullough Spectator Reporter With a 120-pound robot in tow, a team of Hamilton students returned home Monday after competing in the robotics world championships in Houston, Texas. Team 2056 didn’t win the annual FIRST Robotics World Championship, which was cancelled for two years amid the pandemic. But after two competition-less years and a late […]

2056 WINS Provincial Championship

Going 12 and 0 in qualifying matches at the FIRST Ontario Provincial Championships over the weekend, Team 2056 ranked 1st overall and picked Team 1114 from St Catharine’s and Team 4152 from Huntsville to form an alliance. We are very proud to report that the alliance went on to win the Ontario Provincial Championship! Team […]

Watch 2056 at the Provincial Championships

Hello Team 2056 Friends and Fans! We are writing to you from the 2022 FIRST Ontario Provincial Championship at the Paramount Fine Foods Centre in Mississauga, Ontario! We are happy to report that Team 2056 is currently in Rank 1/67 with a record of 12-0-0 in qualification matches! Here is a video of qualification match […]

We’re Back!

We are happy to report that Team 2056 has been working hard at designing, building and programming our 2022 robot to play and compete in the “Rapid React” game sponsored by Boeing.  Watch the game animation here: https://youtu.be/LgniEjI9cCM Although it has not been a normal build season with virtual classes, extracurricular restrictions, snow days, and a slew […]

Recharge Your Bot

We hope you and your families are keeping well, and despite restrictions, are finding ways to have fun and relax over the break. Recharge Your Bot Challenge This fall, FIRST Canada hosted The Recharge Your Bot Challenges, a series of dynamic and exciting challenges to allow FIRST Robotics Competition teams to “recharge” their energy for […]

A Quick end to the Season

As Team 2056 finished its robot, finalized autonomous modes, and practiced driving in the early days of March, one could see the impending doom as events began to be cancelled. We jumped at the opportunity to compete at an earlier event and began packing for the Ontario Ryerson event March 12-14.  No sooner were we in, then all events […]