Open House at Ellis Armory

This Saturday, January 14th, the Girls of Steel FRC team is hosting an open field event at the Ellis Armory! We are inviting anyone and everyone to join us and see the Rebound Rumble field pieces. The event is from 1-3pm. We hope to see some other pumped up teams ready for the season as well as anyone curious to see what FIRST does. So don't forget to be at the Ellis Armory from 1-3 pm this Saturday, January 14th. Contact Terry Richards at richardst@theellissschool.org or 412-215-4466 for more information. Click on this…continue reading →

GOS at the Children’s Institute

A couple of girls on our team participated at a robot demonstration for students at the Children's Institute of Pittsburgh on December 12, 2011. Children from the day school and their teachers were in the audience. The children were so expressive, happy, and excited to see a robot moving around the room. The children participated by "driving" the robot using the controls with assistance from one of the girls and by tossing the game pieces for the robot to retrieve. One of the children said he wanted a robot for Christmas! The girls…continue reading →

Get Ready to Ruuumbleee!!!

It’s FIRST Kickoff 2012! All the teams in attendance at CMU were super excited to find out what the game for this year was. Before the game was announced, there were a lot of different speakers who told all of us about their occupations, how FIRST effected their lives, what they have accomplished in school, and lots of other really interesting facts about engineering. This year Pittsburgh had the most students, mentors, and teams that they have ever had signed up for the Pittsburgh regional and in attendance for the kickoff event. There…continue reading →

The Girls of Steel- FRC Team 3504

Welcome to the official Girls of Steel Tumblr page. The Girls of Steel is an all girls robotics team part of FIRST. We are based in Carnegie Mellon University, in Pittsburgh, PA.