The Force Team, also known as Team 1073, is a high school FIRST® Robotics Competition team from Hollis, NH. Our base of operations is at Hollis-Brookline High School, where we assemble students from the towns of Hollis and Brookline.
The purpose of the FIRST® Robotics Competition Team at Hollis-Brookline High School is to inspire and prepare our students to become the leaders, innovators and technologically-literate citizens of tomorrow. We follow FIRST®’s vision of inspiring young people to pursue opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math by providing an accessible, innovative program that builds self-confidence, knowledge, professionalism and life skills.
2022 Season - Achievements
Excellence in Engineering Award
The Excellence in Engineering Award celebrates the team that demonstrates a professional approach to the design process. Our 2022 robot Willard won the Excellence in Engineering Award at the New England District North Shore Event, New England District WPI Event, and in the Carver Division at the Houston World Championships! We are so proud of our dedicated students and mentors for making this happen!
NE District WPI Event
We are pleased to announce that we won the New England District WPI Event after seeding second and becoming an alliance captain! We would like to thank our alliance partners FRC Team 2370 (iBOTs) and FRC Team Team 3205 (Patriots) for their spirit and teamwork, as well as our sponsors for supporting us!
Mayhem in Merrimack
We are pleased to announce that we won Mayhem in Merrimack with our alliance partners 1153 (Timberwolves) and 1768 (Nashoba)
Charged Up Events:
Granite State District
1073 competed at Week 1: Granite State District Event 2023 in Salem, NH! We achieved silver as the 7th alliance with 238 Crusaders and 8724 Mayhem. We earned the Impact Award, Dean's List Semi-Finalist Simar S., and a Woodie Flowers nomination.
1073 is excited to announce that we will be attending Week 3: North Shore District Event 2023 in Reading, MA!
New England District Championship
North Shore District Event
In 2022, 1073 competed on the NEDCMP Titanium field. We have qualified to compete at this double field event again in Springfield, MA due to our Impact Award win!
Camp Force: Summer Robotics Program
We have not determined resources for 2023 at this time.
Make sure to stay up to date on team activities by following us on social media.
1073's Camp Force is an in-person, week-long robotics day camp for students aged 12-14 who are Brookline or Hollis, NH residents. Designed to be a fun, Covid-19 safe competition, students will be split into groups of four each led by a member of Team 1073 to learn basic skills needed in the FIRST® Robotics Program. Students do not need any prior robotics experience to register! The cost of the camp is $150.
2022-23 Game Theme
Despite all of the challenges presented by the global pandemic, FIRST® competitions are back in person! We are supporting our 3 FTC teams in their in-person competition model, and we volunteered at multiple FLL events. We are ecstatic to be back, putting our Gracious Professionalism and Coopertition to work being FIRST® Game Changers!
FIRST® Robotics Teams are tasked with designing, constructing, testing, and running a new robot each season. This year's game introduces new limitations and goals for teams to adapt to. Some key strategic elements of the game are robots being limited on how many game pieces they my possess (cones and cubes), and field elements involving a teetering platform to balance on (charge station) two different scoring types. Additionally, Charged Up adds AprilTags to use during (at least) the Autonomous period! With these new game aspects, teams will be challenged to expand on existing skills and build brand new ones.