Hawkbots competition season has come to a close on a good note. At the Los Angeles Regional we ranked 34th of 66 teams. At Orange County Regional we reached semi-finals with our alliance partners 3970 Duncan Dynamics and 3473: Team Sprocket. This was our first time being in playoffs in Hawkbots history so that […]


Build Season…we came, we saw, we conquered. Enjoy the January-February bi-monthly newsletter. Included are messages from the board, mentors, event and meeting recaps, as well many pictures from Build Season. Contents include: Messages from the Board Fundraiser Recap Weekly Build Recaps Build Season Photos Valencia Event Recap Meet the Mentors Season […]


It may be too late for Justin Bieber to say sorry, but is it too late to say Merry Christmas? Our gift to you at as a mark of the end of this year and as an opener to Build Season is the bi-monthly newsletter! Included are messages from the board, […]

November-December 2015 Newsletter

Enjoy the team’s very first official newsletter! Contents include: Messages from the Board Members of the Months Workshop Meeting Recaps Event Recaps Fall Classic Competition Orange County Robotics Alliance Grand Encounter Club Rush Oak View Halloween Fest FRC 4079 Team Spotlight Contact Information  

September-October 2015 Newsletter

One year later, our blogs are back! We’re officially one week into the 2015 FIRST Robotics competition season, and we are going to be doing build logs again this year. Before that, we’d like to fill in everyone with what we’ve been up to since our last update.Aerial Assist 2014 […]

“A Few Moments Later” – What Have We Been Up ...

There hasn’t been an update in a few weeks, because we were very busy getting things done. A lot has been accomplished. We bagged the robot a few weeks ago, but left the catapult arms out to perfect them. We also have been working on different designs for our grabber […]

Update #6

Last week we finalized our design and ordered all the parts we need in order to construct our robot, and just yesterday we completed the base frame. On Monday we will be attaching the gearboxes and the wheels and driving it around. In the meantime, we have received the parts […]

Update #5

Our team has met periodically for the past week., but we have achieved the most just yesterday, where we have finished an acceptable prototype of our launching mechanism, tentatively titled Christina the Contraption. The catapult has successfully propelled the ball at a height of 7 feet over a distance of […]

Update #3

We took some videos of our launcher and our drive system prototypes, and here they are: Launcher: Drive Train: So far progress is looking good! Analysis of how well these wood prototypes work will allow us to  make the improvements necessary used in the final robot.

Update #4