The Nerds of the North

The Nerds of the North

FRC Team 568

2022 Rapid React

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Why join the team? Why become a Nerd or Nerdlet? Well, the number one reason is robotics is cool! But there are so many other reasons to join. There are many opportunities for students with...

Encouraging Literacy

One of our team’s missions is to improve Alaskan youth literacy—which the University of Alaska has noted as being a common barricade for college-bound students. Alaska has an 11% illiteracy rate and has ranked the lowest...

Countdown to Wilsonville

T - 56 days Your FRC 568 team has finalized its design idea and started the build today.
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2023 FIRST Robotics Competition Anchorage Kickoff

2023 FIRST Robotics Competition Anchorage Kickoff  Where:  UAA Engineering Industry Building (or on zoom) When:  9 am – 12 pm  Saturday January 7, 2023 What:...
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Getting Ready for the District Championship

In this photo we are planning are presentations for judging and planning our pit for the District Championship.
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Wilsonville Event

After we finished our competition in Clackamas, we spent our time testing the robot in preparation for Wilsonville. As the competition began, we helped get...
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Clackamas Event!

A slightly late update, but on our first competition of the Rapid React season, we were chosen for the highest alliance and won the event...
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2022 FRC Kickoff Announcement (In person & Zoom)

January 8, 2022 is the annual FIRST Robotics kickoff event! This event marks the start to the season, where the team is assigned challenges including...
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Online Orientation Update!

One of the projects that we are completing under our Equity and Diversity Plan is the creation of a comprehensive online orientation for members who...
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Water Jet Photos

We're excited to see that our water jet is working well! Here are some of the things that it has created recently:
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Meet a new member!

Hello, my name is Kenya and I am a sophomore in Dimond High School. I joined Nerds of the North last year, just around the...
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Game Design Challenge Week 1-4

This year FIRST has decided that they will do their games remotely, and one of the challenges they provided us was the Game Design Challenge....
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2021 Robot Redesign: Week 1-4

With another year comes another season, and while this year's challenge is considerably different than anything our team has done before, we're excited to see...
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Our Equity and Diversity Plan

For the first time in our team's history, we have created our first ever Equity and Diversity plan! We made this plan to better increase...
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2021 FRC Kickoff!

We started this season’s kickoff with FIRST’s livestream. This introduced us to this season’s game and challenges, including the new Game Design Challenge and Innovation...
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2021 FRC Kickoff Announcement

January 9, 2021 is the annual FIRST Robotics kickoff event! This event marks the start to the season, where the team is assigned challenges including...
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Operation Lego Redistribution Updates

Since our last post about Operation Lego Redistribution, we've made a lot of progress in our mission to redistribute Alaska's LEGO supply. After creating our...
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