Community Calendar

Check here for events all over Beaver Island (including the BIC Center). We also have agenda, weekly and monthly views of the calendar as well as and agenda view of events at the BICC.  Looking for WVBI’s program schedule? Check here.

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FRC Kickoff Event @ Beaver Island Community School Media Lab
Jan 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
FRC Kickoff Event @ Beaver Island Community School Media Lab
10:30 am
It’s kick-off time for the 2017 FRC Season.  We know now that the theme is Steampunk, but we’ll learn the details of the game at the kick-off event.  Until then, they are a closely guarded secret. Only team members can attend this event in person, but you can watch the webcast.  We’ll post details on[...]
FRC District Competition @ Kettering University
Mar 2 – Mar 4 all-day
FRC District Competition @ Kettering University
12:00 am
The BICS FRC robotics team’s first district competition for 2017 is in Flint.  The team will need to leave Thursday morning, March 2nd, and will return to the island on Sunday morning, March 5th.  While we are there, we will try to get some time to look at the Kettering University Campus.  Check back here[...]
FRC District Competition @ Traverse City Central High School
Apr 6 – Apr 8 all-day
FRC District Competition @ Traverse City Central High School
12:00 am
Our second FIRST Robotics district competition will be at Traverse City Central High School.  This will be a great event for island fans to attend.  You can find out details about the event at http://www.firstinmichigan.org/events/eventInfo.php?id=69&program=frc.  You can find out more about FIRST and BICS’s FRC Team #6098 bIrobot at birobot.org.  Team members and parents, please check[...]
FRC Michigan Championship Competition @ Traverse City Central High School
Apr 6 – Apr 15 all-day
FRC Michigan Championship Competition @ Traverse City Central High School
12:00 am
Thanks to the support of our sponsors and great performances by our many alliance partners, we’ve made it to the state championship event for the second year in a row.  The competitions are at the Ryder Center on the campus of Saginaw Valley State University.  Join us if you can in person or by watching[...]
Open House @ Beaver Island Community School
Jun 8 @ 3:15 pm – 5:00 pm
Open House @ Beaver Island Community School | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States
3:15 pm
Please join us for an end of the school year Open House at Beaver Island Comm unity School. Our students will have presentations that display examples of their work this year and show the many awards they have one.  It’s been a great year with many successes and awards on all fronts: academics, sports, cheer,[...]
2018 Season Kick-off @ Beaver Island Community School Media Lab
Jan 6 @ 10:00 am
2018 Season Kick-off @ Beaver Island Community School Media Lab
10:00 am
Ah.  The day the bIrobot and all other FRC teams wait for all year.  The start of build season.  No sleeping until February 20 at 11:59 p.m.  If you want to join in the announcement you can check with us about attending our event or visit the FIRST website.
bIrobot Stop Build Day
12:00 am
Today at 11:59:59 (04:59:59 GMT) is the end of the 2018 build season for FRC teams all around the world including the BICS bIrobot team.  bIrobot is among more than 3,000 teams in 30+ countries completing robots that are custom designed and built to compete in this year’s FRC game named Power Up!  The six[...]
FIM District West Michigan Event @ Grand Valley State University
Mar 22 @ 4:00 pm – Mar 24 @ 1:44 am
FIM District West Michigan Event @ Grand Valley State University
4:00 pm
Our first District Event for the 2018 Season is at Grand Valley State University. We have tentatively selected the Sleep Inn in Allendale as our base hotel. Rooms will fill up quickly there, so if you’d like to travel with the team best to book sooner than later. 4869 Becker Drive, Allendale, MI, US, 49401[...]
FIM District Marysville Event @ Marysville High School
Apr 5 @ 4:00 pm – Apr 7 @ 5:00 pm
FIM District Marysville Event @ Marysville High School
4:00 pm
We’ll return to Marysville High School for our second District Event of the 2018 Season.  We enjoyed competing there during our rookie year and look forward to seeing some of the teams there that helped teach us the ropes. We have tentatively booked space at the Hampton Inn in Port Huron, which is just five[...]
Michigan State Championship Event @ Saginaw Valley State University
Apr 11 @ 4:00 pm – Apr 14 @ 5:00 pm
Michigan State Championship Event @ Saginaw Valley State University
4:00 pm
The State Champ event returns to Saginaw Valley State University (where we competed last year). We didn’t make it this year, but our friends over in Petoskey did.  We hope you will join us in cheering the Petoskey Paladins on! They are team 3618. You can and watch the event on the http://thebluealliance.org.  They are playing on[...]
Apr 26 – Apr 28 all-day
FIRST World Championships @ Cobo Hall
12:00 am
 This year the FIRST world championship events are split between two locations–Houston and Detroit.  We didn’t make it this year (there is always next season), but we are looking into a trip to the event so we can attend some of the many conference sessions that are a part of Worlds (and catch a few[...]
bIrobot Movie Festival @ Beaver Island Community Center
May 26 all-day
bIrobot Movie Festival @ Beaver Island Community Center
12:00 am
We invite you to attend the 2nd Annual bIrobot Movie Festival where we feature films that feature robots.  Before the films, the bIrobot Team will take to the stage to explain what FIRST is all about, demonstrate their robots and answer questions.  This year we will also display our award winning pit facade and other[...]
bIrobot Robotics Summer Camp @ Beaver Island Community School
Aug 6 – Aug 10 all-day
bIrobot Robotics Summer Camp @ Beaver Island Community School
12:00 am
Interested in robots? Programming? Come to the bIrobot Summer Robotics Camp at Beaver Island Community School August 6th through the 10th from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. each day with a final competition time on the 10th at 1:30 p.m.. Design and build a robot to meet challenges in a game revealed at the start[...]
2019 Season Kick-off @ Beaver Island Community School Media Lab
Jan 5 @ 10:00 am
2019 Season Kick-off @ Beaver Island Community School Media Lab
10:00 am
Ah.  The day the bIrobot and all other FRC teams wait for all year.  Kickoff! The start of build season.  No sleeping until February 19 at 11:59 p.m.  If you want to join in the announcement you can check with us about attending our event or visit the FIRST website.
2019 Robot Reveal @ Beaver Island Community School
Mar 1 @ 6:00 pm
2019 Robot Reveal @ Beaver Island Community School
6:00 pm
Join us at the 2019 Crock Pot Chili Cook-off and Alumni Basketball Games as we reveal the bIrobot 2019 Destination: Deep Space robot. In addition to great food, great company and great basketball (with the BIOCS Cheer Squad), you can get a peak at our 2019 robot.  Meet Chaz and all his systems: the Primus[...]
bIrobot FIM District Muskegon Event @ Orchardview High School
Mar 14 @ 4:00 pm – Mar 16 @ 5:00 pm
bIrobot FIM District Muskegon Event @ Orchardview High School
4:00 pm
We’ll head to Orchard View High School near Muskegon for our first District Event of the 2019 Season.  This will be our first time at this venue.  We’re looking forward to meeting some new teams to seeing some of our West Michigan friends from past seasons. We have tentatively booked space at the Hampton Inn[...]
Apr 4 @ 4:00 pm – Apr 6 @ 5:00 pm
bIrobot FIM District Lake Superior State University Event @ Lake Superior State University
4:00 pm
Our second District Event for the 2018 Season is at Lake Superior State University. This will be our first visit to compete at this venue (we made a college visit here in 2017). We have tentatively selected the Comfort Inn in Sault Sainte Marie (US) as our base hotel. Rooms will fill up quickly there,[...]
bIrobot Michigan State Championship Event @ Saginaw Valley State University
Apr 10 @ 4:00 pm – Apr 13 @ 5:00 pm
bIrobot Michigan State Championship Event @ Saginaw Valley State University
4:00 pm
The State Champ event returns to Saginaw Valley State University (where we competed in 2017). We will work hard to return this year. Here’s the schedule for the event (note that it includes three days rather than the two (as is the case for regional events): Full even information from FIM is here:  http://firstinmichigan.us/FRC/events/
Apr 24 – Apr 27 all-day
FIRST World Championships @ Cobo Hall
12:00 am
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 worked hard to make it back to Worlds this year, but we did not make it. But, with the event nearby[...]
bIrobot Robotics Summer Camp @ Beaver Island Community School
Aug 5 – Aug 9 all-day
bIrobot Robotics Summer Camp @ Beaver Island Community School
12:00 am
Interested in robots? Programming? Sign up for the bIrobot Summer Robtics Camp. 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[...]