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AGain this year the FIRST world championship events are split between two locations–Houston and Detroit. We qualified for the world championships in St. Louis in 2016 (when they were still a single event). We will work hard to make it back to Worlds this year.
Here is a link to information about the Detroit World event: https://www.firstchampionship.org/detroit-home. We attended the event last year because there are many useful conference sessions at Worlds. (We snuck into watch a few matches, too.) The FIRST world event is more exciting than any other high school competitive event we know about. If you can make it there even for a day, we encourage you to go. It’s all free for general attendance at the matches and for all conference events.
17th Annual PABI Beaver Island Road Rally!*
Sunday, May 5th 12:30pm at the Shamrock!
Beaver Island’s ULTIMATE ROAD RALLY RETURNS ! A full afternoon of thrills, chills, challenges, and all out competitive fun!
REGISTRATION: $20 per person; no #limit per car; 12:30pm @ Shamrock.
WHAT TO BRING: A Wojan-Cashman (third edition) Beaver Island map, cell phone and a BI phone book!
START: On-site Registration @12:30pm followed by Rules & Regs, followed by Start!
FINISH: Includes tasty treats, special awards, and presentation of the coveted Trophy!!
Never ‘rallied’?! Don’t have a car to ride in?! We’ll find you one…just call 448-2022!
YOU’LL HAVE A BLAST!
*Proceeds benefit the Preservation Association of Beaver Island, owning and operating the Beaver Island Community Center and WVBI 100.1 FM, the Voice of Beaver Island!
Fun tournament play for 9 holes of golf at the Beaver Island Golf Course!
Experienced and inexperienced woman golfers are welcome. Invite an Island friend who hasn’t played golf in a while or invite an off Island guest! Invite, invite, and sign up.
- Registration Fee – $15.00 per person
Golf round and/or golf carts paid separately to Beaver Island Golf Course.
Team set-up options:
- Individuals sign-up to be randomly assigned to a team
- Twosomes sign-up to be paired with another twosome
- Foursome sign-ups are all set
June 25th, 2019 – Tuesday Morning
Rain or Shine
Check-in time 9:30 am. Meet, greet and treats.
Shot gun start at 10:00 am
Luncheon, awards and prizes after play.
Register early with Janice Freeman
BI phone: 448-2096 (after June 4th)
Mail checks to: Janice Freeman
PO Box 293
Beaver Island, MI 49782
Interested in robots? Programming? Save these tentative dates for the 2019 bIrobot Summer Robotics Camp at Beaver Island Community School. Design and build a robot to meet challenges in a game revealed at the start of camp. Team up with others and compete as an alliance against other teams to see who can score the most points. You’ll build and program a robot the first day of camp and then build on those skills to complete a week-long version of a FIRST FRC season. The grand finale will be a competition among the teams, to find the best robot. But everyone will win with a great experience. Your mentors will be the bIrobot FIRST FRC team, veterans of three FRC seasons, along with their coach, who teaches programming and robotics at BICS. No prior programming or robotics experience is required, but those with experience will still find plenty to challenge them.
Check back here for sign-up information. Summer residents and vacation visitors are welcome. You need not be a student at BICS to attend.