We Are Having an Open House!!!

Muncie/Delaware FIRST Robotics
Team #1720, The PhyXTGears
P.O. Box 218
Muncie, IN  47305

Contact: PhyXTGears                  
Google Voice Mail: 765.203.1720
Email: phyxtgears@gmail.com
Web: www.muncierobotics.org

FIRST Team 1720, The PhyXTGears Open House
County’s only robotics team. Come see what we are all about! Meet
Marvin the ball throwing robot and Muncie’s exclusive New Year’s Ball!

FIRST Robotics Team #1720 – PhyXTGears Open House

November 13, 2012
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM


Morrison Mock Professional center, at the back of the Meridian Health Services building, by the Life Touch Calling center. 3620 West White River Boulevard, Muncie, IN 47304

The PhyXTGears [fixed gears]
FIRST Robotics Team 1720, is holding an OPEN HOUSE to introduce High
School students and the general public to the world of science,
engineering, computer programming and media presentation. Open to
students in and around Delaware County.

yearly open house is a great opportunity for High School students to
see what’s available to them when they join a FIRST Robotics Team. When
you join a FIRST Robotics team, you become a part of a huge community of
high school students who are focused on one goal: to improve the world
through the exploration of science and technology.

are many benefits to joining a FIRST Robotics team: You learn how to
work with other people, teamwork and team building skills, electrical
skills, programming, media (including blogging, photo journalism, public
relations, public speaking, and fundraising) mechanical and engineering
skills, how to use CAD design software and so much more!

Additional Information about the FIRST Robotics Team #1720 – PhyXTGears

Team 1720 is a FIRST Robotics Challenge Team. (www.usfirst.org)
We are the only team in Delaware County but one of many teams all over
the country! If you are a high school student in or around Delaware
County and are interested in anything about robots, including how to
build, program, design and operate them, you need to check out
PhyXTGears. Our new season begins soon!

PhyXTGears does more than just build and compete in FIRST Robotics competitions. For example, did you know:

PhyXTGears designed and operates the New Year’s “Ball” that drops in Downtown Muncie every year?

PhyXTGears holds a yearly scrimmage, hosted at Ball State, where we meet other FIRST teams from all over the US?

participates in the yearly Crossroads Regional FIRST Robotics
competition, to compete for a chance to go to nationals?

gives back to the community by participating in a variety of volunteer
efforts, like cleaning up parts of the Cardinal Greenway every month?

That participating on a FIRST Robotics team makes you eligible for a variety of college scholarships?

There are almost limitless opportunities to learn all kinds of skills that may not have ever occurred to you to even try?

That participation on a FIRST Robotics team looks really good on a resume?

team members are available for for radio and print interviews. Contact
Benjamin Bennett for arrangements. 765.749.8442

For more information, please contact PhyXTGears Google Voice Mail at 765.203.1720, or e-mail phyxtgears@gmail.com.
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