Friday Family Fun Night with Robotics!

Come join us for a Family Fun Night with robotics!

There will be robot races, games, dancing and food.


Race (a robot) against a friend, parent, or mentor through an obstacle course. Sign ups that night.

When: Friday night, December 12th 6:00 to 9:00 pm

Where: Falmouth High School cafeteria

Who: Anyone on the team and their families

Food: Pizza (sign up on the google doc so we have an estimate)

Robotics Family Fun Night Sign up

Bring: Drinks and desserts to share

Games: Corn hole, washers, ping pong and can jam


Hope to see everyone there.

Mr Kraljic, Mrs Moutinho, John Alling, and Abraham Eaton

Upcoming Fundraisers


Light Bulb Sales

Nov 10th
7:30 am to 8:30 pm
Falmouth High School

Cosmic Bowling

 Nov 10th
 9:00 to 11:00 pm
 Spare Time Bowling
$12.00 include shoes (Purchase at the door)

The Blue Alliance


Founded in the fall of 2006, The Blue Alliance began as a website dedicated to providing everyone involved in the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) with scouting data and match videos. Since then, the project has grown to include developers from within the FIRST community from various teams all over the world. They continually strive to make The Blue Alliance an even more valuable resource for our users.

Check out our competition history at The Blue Alliance!

Try out The Blue Alliance Android app for stats on the go!

BonTon Coupon Booklet Fundraiser

You can help support Team 172 and get some great shopping deals by purchasing a BonTon Community Days Coupon Booklet!

Purchase a Community Days coupon booklet and save on great products while supporting your community! Plus, use your coupons on 100’s of Bonus Buys Friday, November 14 & Saturday, November 15, 2014. While supplies last.

Click here to get your booklet today!

Robot Love: Inside Dean Kamen’s FIRST Championship 2014

championship2014Check out this great article by Chris Davies for SlashGear about the 2014 Championship and how Dean Kamen was inspired to create FIRST.

Robot Love: Inside Dean Kamen’s FIRST Championship 2014

Software Design Innovation: To Catch a Ball


Check out Joseph’s Design Innovation Scholarship presentation on using cameras and innovative software design to teach a robot to catch a ball.

Download PowerPoint Presentation

FIRST Robotics Channel 172 Webisode 4 – The Science Behind It All

March 28, 2014: In our fourth webisode, the FIRST Channel 172 news team brings the focus back to the students and mentors on the team, and their accomplishments.

See more videos here.

Team 172 on Box Talk Radio


On Saturday, March 29 2014, Box Talk Radio broadcast Derek Volk’s interview with Nicole and Elliot about our team! This interview was conducted at the Maine Manufacturing Summit in New Gloucester.

Download The Audio

FIRST Robotics Channel 172 Webisode 3 – Gracious Professionalism

March 14, 2014: The Northern Force News Source releases the third webisode in a four-webisode series. In this webisode, our media team talks about what FIRST calls “gracious professionalism” and our fantastic mentors.

See more videos here.

FIRST Robotics Channel 172 Webisode 2 – The Challenge