LGBTQ+ of FIRST
LGBTQ+ of FIRST strives to raise awareness of the LGBT community within FIRST Robotics.
The Marlbots has been working with them since the 2017-18 FTC season, and are now a Gold Partner!
Some of the highlights of this partnership have been our "Rainbow Saturday" and "Rainbow Thursday" events at West Super Regionals in 2018, and at Houston World Championships in 2019.
FIRST Ladies aims to support and encourage girls on FIRST robotics teams, and to foster connections between girls around the world.
The Marlbots are so excited to begin working with them during the 2019-20 season as a Regional Partner!
We can't wait to plan events and promote equality and support throughout, and beyond this FTC season.
We've been using CAD a lot more since the 2017-18 season, the first season we modeled our entire robot using CAD.
Reality Server in an OnShape extension and they generously gave us ten hours of 3D rendering software time. With it we are able to make realistic renders of our robots!
We've been using Wix to design our website for multiple years, and this year we were lucky enough for them to give us a sponsorship to cover the cost of our website domain.
We received our Glowforge Laser Cutter in Spring 2018, and have absolutely loved using it for our second full FTC season this year.
We reached out for a sponsorship in Fall 2018, and were given a custom referral link from Glowforge that allows us to receive credit if other people purchase laser cutters through our link!
This is the third year that we have worked with Studio Printing, and we absolutely love their work! They have given us credit for up to $200 of their shop's work, and have provided us with our posters from both last year and this year.
We are lucky enough that our school helps finance the Marlborough robotics program. We are incredibly grateful to have such a supportive school, we couldn't do it without them!