We are the Manchester Machine Makers, the robotics 4-H club & FIRST Tech Challenge team from Manchester, Vermont.

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First Robotics in the News

It’s great to see the commitment to Robotics and STEM in Vermont! Informative article in SevenDaysVT

Work In Progress: October

So it’s been a while since we’ve posted, but that doesn’t mean we’ve been sitting on our duffs! No indeed, our workshop has been filling up with assorted springy poles, rulebooks, and robot parts, along with kids to put them together. This season, the challenge involves “creating circuits” by placing cones over the aforementioned springy … Continue reading Work In Progress: October

New Members Welcome!

The Manchester Machine Makers, a First Tech Challenge Robotics Team, are recruiting team members for the 2022-2023 season. We are open to students grade 7-12 in Bennington County. Our current team members hail from from Burr and Burton Academy, Long Trail School, and Maple Street School. We meet twice a week: Wednesdays from 5:00-7:00pm and … Continue reading New Members Welcome!

Congratulations to the Team!

The Manchester Machine Makers participated in the Vermont State FIRST Tech Challenge Championship competition on March 19, 2022. The Team came home with three awards!

In the News!

Across the Fence: 04/04/2022 FTC Robotics Competition
GNAT TV: The News Project – the Manchester Machine Makers Make a First Place!



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