Here in Mechanical, students learn to operate different types of machinery and tools while creating a new robot every year. Students also learn crucial engineering skills that not only help them learn how to develop our robots, but also help them throughout their lives once they leave.
“Having been in DAWGMA for 3 years, I have learned countless skills that have helped me in Dawgma and in life.” -Aiden (2023)
Control System brings our robots to life. With Labview and Java students learn to program and code, as well as learning electrical skills that not only help in the shop, but also in life. Compiling, soldering, and wiring, they make sure our robots are ready to tear across the field!
“We give the robots its soul.” -Ari, Control System Officer (2023)
Scouting and Strategy
In Scouting and Strategy, we work on creating accurate game analytics for alliances, using applications like Microsoft Excel, Android Studio, and more. During competition we do pit scouting to get information about individual robots on each team. While also scouting robots during qualifying matches of competition.
“Scouts us and you will see us being productive.” -Oliver, Scouting and Strategy Officer (2023)
Media and Recognition
Media and Recognition handles social media and outreach. Being in this aspect teaches individuals a wide variety important skills, including creating professional documents, video editing, multimedia production, and more.
“Since joining Dawgma, I have learn and enhanced a wide variety of skills.” -Nathan, Media and Recognition Officer (2023)