Our team was invited by Northrop Grumman, one of our sponsors, to the company picnic. We set up some field tiles for kids to drive our robot. We also had a table where we did our signature event Build-A-Bot, where kids can play with our robot parts.
We originally had some worries about kids driving our robot into the wet grass, but everyone was surprisingly good at driving the robot!
One of our team members built a dog as an example with our robot parts, and all of the little kids wanted to copy it. Someone made a motorcycle and we had plenty of caterpillars and hamsters.
Near the end, we presented Northrop Grumman with a special plaque thanking them for being our sponsor.
We were also there with FRC teams 4472 and 5338, and FTC team 8297. We had lots of fun playing with little kids and participating in festival games!