What we are all about…

What is SWARM all about? Check out this video that was part of our presentation for the Chairman’s Award for 2013 Regionals in Portland. Many thanks to Coralee T, Savannah VW, and Zack D for putting it together!

2013 How'd we do?

Just a place holder for a better article by someone on our media team (with pictures!) …but to sum up 2013 Regionals – This year we decided to go big.  And we were this close to getting the robot to do what it was designed to do.  But despite heroic efforts, we just couldn’t pull […]

2013 Programming Team

It takes a special kind of person to be able to have to logic and patience’s to program. Thankfully we have some good people at our backs with an abundance of these two traits. Our programming team consists of Nathan and Jordan respectively. After a short and dumbed down talk with them I learned what […]

New Logo

Big thanks to Kevin T for the new SWARM logo. Looks like we are getting ready to sting!

Mentors 2013

Now everyone always hears about the students on team 957, yet the mentors are barely even gossiped about. And the truth is as much as the students work we wouldn’t be here without someone to help guide and teach us along the way. I mean personally I’ve learned so much more then I dreamed and […]

Kicking off the 2013 build season

Team 957 has many personalities, as well as talents, and –sometimes- overwhelming creativity.  This is whyI know that come time for regionals we’ll do great as a team! At Kickoff, the gathering of people with the same interests was amazing. The chatter of people who barely know each other talking shop was mind blowing. It […]

New website

While this version of the website is new, Albany has had a SWARM related team for over 10 years. More about us. We are always looking for people interested in digital media to help build out our site, promote our team, and participate in various FIRST media related events.  As of right now, it is […]

2012 Rebound Rumble

Rebound Rumble had SWARM team’s robot kicking foam basketballs, going sideways across the field with a mecanum drive, and balancing with three other robots on a bridge. Highlights included scrimmaging at Corvallis High School, auto-balancing software by Ryan VW, and being part of the second game in the world to balance all 6 robots on […]