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FIRST Robotics

Congratulations FIRST Robotic Team 384, SPARKY and Team 1080, Resurgence!

  Flexicell is excited to congratulate FIRST Robotics Team 384, Sparky  and Team 1080, Resurgance for qualifying for the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) World Championship  in St. Louis, April 27-30, 2017.  Sparky 384 is a … Continue reading

New FLL Team is All Charged Up for the FIRST Lego League 2011 Food Factor Challenge

All Charged Up, a new FIRST© Lego League team from Chickahominy Middle School, is preparing for the First Lego League 2011 challenge, Food Factor. In this year’s challenge released September 2nd, teams are researching the preservation of food and developing … Continue reading

Flexicell-sponsored Blue Cheese Robotics wins another regional competition in the FRC!

The Flexicell-sponsored Blue Cheese Robotics team (#1086) won the Virginia Regional of the FIRST Robotics Competition! The competition took place at the VCU Siegel Center on March 18-20, 2010. Team 1086 also received the Engineering Inspiration Award. This award “celebrates … Continue reading

Flexicell-Sponsored FIRST Lego League “Tobor Fanatics” Wins Norfolk Regional Championship, VA. “Mechanicsville Mechanics” Also Advance.

The Flexicell-sponsored Tobor Fanatics won the Norfolk Regional competition of the FIRST Robotics Lego League, taking the titles of: Division 1 Championship 1st Place in Robot Design The regional competition was held Saturday, November 22, 2009 in Norfolk, Virginia.  For … Continue reading

Flexicell Sponsors Two Local LEGO Leagues in the FIRST Robotics Competition

For the first time, Ashland, VA-based robotic system integrator Flexicell will sponsor FIRST Robotics teams at the LEGO level. The LEGO League level is comprised of elementary and/or middle school students grades 4-8 (ages 9-14) as an introduction contest to … Continue reading

Flexicell-Sponsored VirginiaFIRST Wins Richmond Technology Award

VirginiaFIRST, a nonprofit group organized to inspire young people’s interest and participation in science and technology, received the Greater Richmond Technology Council’s Chairman’s Award. The award goes to an individual or organization that has made a significant impact on the … Continue reading

Deep Run High School Wins International Honor in 2009 FIRST Robotics World Championship Finals

Ashland, VA…March 25, 2009…Deep Run High School, Team 1086 known as “Blue Cheese,” beat out all 346 other competing teams at the FIRST Robotics World Championship Finals to win the Chrysler Team Spirit Award. This award is one of the … Continue reading

Flexicell Sponsors Second-Time Winners in 2009 FIRST Robotics Competition, NASA/VCU Regional Challenge. Flexicell-sponsored teams take 5 out of the last 5 regional challenges. Connor Clark the “winning-est” coach.

Hans de Koning, president of Flexicell, Inc., an Ashland, VA-based robotic system integrator, is proud to announce that Flexicell-sponsored local robotics teams­–Deep Run High School and J.R. Tucker High School­–again swept the major awards in the annual FIRST Robotics Competition … Continue reading

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