Author: bIrobot Admin

Go for launch…Spring Storm Notwithstanding

A spring snow storm won’t be stopping the bIrobot team.  Our robot is tuned up and we are ready to travel to Marysville a day early to beat a storm that might otherwise trap us on the island.  You can keep up to date with our progress with our twitter feed (conveniently replicated to the right) and by signing up for our SMS feed.  And, if you’ve not snapped up your bIrobot t-shirt yet, how about heading on over to the bIrobot Shop to get one now. Thanks for you support and for following us on...

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Holy T-shirt, Batman!

Our bIrobot Shop is up and running.  You can use it to get the fashion item for spring 2016, which is our famous bIrobot T-shirt with a custom, working, scanable QR code that takes you to a secret place on our website.  Like we said in the title, “Holy T-shirt, Batman!” Get yours today and support the bIrobot Team....

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Our Team T-shirts Are In. Real In.

All the cool kids will be wearing them.  They feature our nickname, team logo and a QR code that takes you to an Easter Egg on our website.  Best of all, you can buy your very own on the web store we added to our website as part of Microsoft’s Imagine This Student Developer’s Contest.  ...

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Information on Our Upcoming Competitions

The BICS bIrobot team heads for competitions in Standish from March 3rd to 6th (returning to the island on the morning of the 7th) and in Marysville from March 24th to 26th (returning to the island on the afternoon of the 27th).  More information about the Standish  event (including hotel information) is here.  More information about the Marysville event (including hotel information) is here.  Fans from the island and across are welcome to attend.  FRC events feel like attending a high school sports event with cheering fans, banners, cheerleaders, concessions and music.  They are fun for all ages.  Please join us on the road if you...

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Experience an Amazing Summer Robotics Camp

bIrobot Summer Camp in:


Upcoming Events

all-day bIrobot Robotics Summer Camp @ Beaver Island Community School
bIrobot Robotics Summer Camp @ Beaver Island Community School
Aug 6 – Aug 10 all-day
bIrobot Robotics Summer Camp @ Beaver Island Community School
Interested in robots? Programming? Come to the bIrobot Summer Robotics Camp at Beaver Island Community School August 6th through the 10th from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. each day with a final competition time on[...]

Recent Tweets

  • Looking for summer fun on Beaver Island. If you will be in 4th to 6th grade in the fall, join us for our Summer…vn
  • Happy Easter from FRC Team 6098 bIrobot.
  • At FIM West Michigan and raring to go! #omgrobots
  • bIrobot (and our pal HAL 9000) invite you and your team to visit Beaver Island! (We are better hosts than HAL.)
  • Powering through :)

Our Sponsors

We thank all of our sponsors at all levels for their support Every donation is important. We recognize our major donors below.

PowerUp! Level 5

  • Don Langford
  • Judy & Kevin Boyle

PowerUp! Level 4

PowerUp! Level 3

  • Stratego Partners

PowerUp! Level 2

  • Dr. Charles & Carol Creasser
  • Bob & Alana Anderson
  • Bryan & Becca Foli
  • Larry & Mary Ellen Dawson
  • Ed Wojan Realty
  • Audrey Vandyke
  • Kasson Contracting, Inc.
  • Olson Construction LLC
  • Andy & Sally Stebbins
  • Beaver Island Boat Shop
  • Barbara Dart
  • Bruce & Lenore Jacobson
  • Bingham Insurance Services
  • Robert Turner
  • McDonough’s Market
    & Dalwhinnie Deli
  • Dr. Bruce & Edy Allen
  • Cameron Bartlett
  • Carriage House Antiques & Gifts
  • Beaver Island Boat Company
  • Bill Kohn
  • Barbara Dartt
  • Dr. Charles & Terry Carey
  • Mark & Kathleen Chester
  • Fank & Dana D’Andria
  • Chris & Connie Deruiter
  • Lauren Doig
  • Mike Epping State Farm Agent
  • Dale & Terry Keyes
  • Jack & Judy Gallagher
  • BIC Center
  • Shipwreck Shirts
  • Dr. Brad & Pam Grassmick
  • Ken McDonald
  • John & Lonnie Ochs
  • Richards Rental Management
  • Beaver Island Real Estate One
  • Beaver Island Christian Church
  • Donna Stambaugh
  • E.J. Hodgson Enterprises
  • Charlevoix ScreenMasters
  • Marlene Wiser
  • Budget Rent-A-Car Charlevoix, Inc.
  • Lisa Doig
  • Smiley Family Dentistry PC

PowerUp! Level 1

  • Andy’s Grooming Barn
  • Steven King
  • Narendra & Nishta Bahtia
  • BEC International Logistics
  • Charles & Elizabeth Boyle
  • Wil Cwikiel
  • Eager Beaver Clean & Store
  • Jon & Sally Fogg
  • Johans Pastry Shop
  • Gerald & Tammy LaFreniere
  • KM Construction
  • Mike & Susi Meyers
  • Pete & Deb Plastrick
  • Dr. Paul Reed
  • Ken & Betty Skoggins
  • Don & Nancy Tritsch
  • Bob & Maureen Turner
  • Ryann Turner
  • Linda Wearn
  • Northern Islander
  • Richard Roane
  • Sidney & Lily Smit
  • Ron & Patty Wojan
  • Michelle LaFreniere
  • 2019 Kick-off in:


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