‘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 […]

Infinite Recharge Build Season Update

Together we Brainstorm and Design On January 5, Team 2056 gathered in the school library for the season kickoff and release of the FIRST Robotics 2020 Infinite Recharge game. Students, mentors, and parents spent the day studying, analyzing, and discussing the game manual. A solid understanding of the game is crucial to designing and building […]

Team 2056 Wins The Waterloo Regional!

On March 22, 2019, Team 2056 arrived once again at the Waterloo regional event. One of the most prestigious and competitive events in the world, Team 2056 played hard and ended up seeding first with 40 ranking points which was 10 more than the second highest ranked team, Team 3683, who had 30 ranking points. […]

Team 2056 Ranks Third In Detroit World Championship!

On April 25th to 28th Team 2056 competed at the Detroit World Championships along with 404 other teams. After 112 qualification matches in the Tesla Division, Team 2056 would come first out of 67 teams, and partner with 1241 Theory 6, 2869 Regal Eagles, and 6090 Wayland Wildcats for the elimination rounds. After winning both […]

2056 Wins The Ontario Provincial Championship!!

This past weekend, Team 2056 went to the Ontario Provincial Championships to defend their title against 79 of the best teams in Ontario. After 160 qualification matches, across 2 fields, 2056 would seed first in the science division, and go on to captain the number 1 alliance consisting of team 1325 from Mississauga, Ontario, and […]