Madison Robotics kicks off 2015-16 Season with New Coach

Madison is starting the season with new coach Madison high school technology teacher Michael Tollin. Mr. Tollin is experienced in First Robotics, having been a member of FRC Teams.

 

Madison Robotics Finishes 2013-14 at State Tournament

Mad Science performed well at NJIT winning 3 out of 5 matches and placing them in 10th place. The on field driving and gunning was strong but unfortunately they were not selected for an alliance to continue in the playoff rounds.

The season however may have been their most successful ever, with more students and […]

Mad Science Qualifies for State Tournament

With two strong performances in the last month of competition Mad Science qualified for the New Jersey State Championship to be held at NJIT on March 2nd, 2014 at NJIT.

 

 

Mad Science Finishes as Finalist Captain at Wayne Hills JDroids Last Chance Meet

Wayne Hills, NJ, 26 Jan 2014- Madison High School’s “Mad Science” robotics team was an Alliance Captain and finished second in a field of 24 teams winning 4 out of 5 preliminary matches and edging them closer to qualifying for the New Jersey State tournament and winning the FTC Motivate award.

In one match Mad […]

Madison Robots Repeats as Bayonne Meet Champions

BAYONNE, NJ, 3 Nov 2013- Madison High School’s “Mad Science” robotics team defended their championship title at the Bayonne High School and captained the winning alliance to wrest victory from the Westport Ct. Wreckers who were the 2011 World Champions.

In a field of twenty teams Madison was in third place after five rounds of […]

Mad Science To Appear at Bottle Hill Day

Bottle Hill Day is on Oct 5th in Madison NJ and the Robotics team will be making its annual appearance. The booth will be located on Central Ave across from FireHouse Pizza.

FTC announces “Ring It Up” as the Game for 2012-13

The 2012-13 Game is “Ring it Up” and involves teams placing torus shaped rings about the size of a donut onto pegs and lifting the alliance team’s robot!

 

Check out the full game details here at First Robotics

http://www.usfirst.org/roboticsprograms/ftc/game

Fear the Gear to host Wild West/Steampunk inspired scrimmage at Chatham HS May 12th

Fear the Gear is hosting a flashback scrimmage that will feature elements from past games including 3″ PVC rings, wiffle balls, racket balls and crates to move and lift.

The event will be a Chatham HS from 9-3 on May 12th.

Mad Science Appears at Green Fair

The Robotics team made an appearance at the Third Annual Madison Green Fair, an event first organized by Mad Science’s own Vijay Prabakaran. The Green Fair focuses on environmental sustainability issues. On the technology front several electric cars were on display (slightly less cool than our robot but impressive nevertheless) .

Mad Science Wows Board of Education

Mad Science presented to the Board of Education their journey from a rookie team last year to a member of the NJ State championship alliance.

The team highlighted not only all the work that goes into designing, redesigning, and building a robot for competition, but also the outreaches to the elementary school, events like Engineering […]