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Area Robotics Group


We are a group of people with a variety of backgrounds that gather once a month to discuss various robotics related topics.

If you are interested in any aspect of hobby robotics, please join us at our monthly meeting. Everyone is welcome!

The Lattest.

Sierra College brings us the NorCal Robotics Competition & Expo.

Many events offered:

  • 1lbs Combat
  • 3lbs Combat
  • Fire Fighter Bot
  • RoboMagellan
  • Line Follower Robot
  • Tabletop Navigation

Mark your calendars:

Spectator Admission is FREE.

Registration now open. For details and registration, visit

Sacrobotics is co-sponsoring this event and will facilitate the Line Follower and Tabletop Navigation events.

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We are sheduling our TableBot challenges begining at our regularly schedule meeting on April 11th. This is a great robotics challenge for new and experienced robot builders. Review the rules here.


  • Phase 1 // 11 Apr
  • Phase 2 // 9 May
  • Phase 3 // 13 Jun

A whole week to recognize and enjoy robotics! To learn more about National Robotics Week 2019, visit

Maker Faire is comming up soon! For details visit

The Sacramento Public Library in South Natomas recently received a grant to purchase Parallax robot kits.

As a requirement for the grant, the library must provide a couple of Saturday workshops to teach kids robotics principles using the kits.

The library seeks a robotics enthusiast to teach these workshops around the March.

They expect about 10-12 kids to attend. The library recommends either two or three workshops, for a combined total of six hours of instruction.

The instructor can help develop the schedule, and the library will provide the resources along with a room assistant to help.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact us.

A school in Carmichael is looking for a enthusiastic individual to teach a Lego Mindstorms class during Summer School.

The session is 4 weeks long and would include a range of students from Kindergarten to 8th grade (10-20 kids).

The school has a lab with Chromebooks that would be made available along with 4 sets of Mindstorm kits and an assortment of Legos.

This would be the firsts time the school is offering Robotics to the students for Summer School.

If you are interested in helping, please contact us promptly.

How We Work.

Second Thursday of each month (except December).

Fast Track Hobbies
4420 Granite Dr, Ste 400
Rocklin, CA 95677

Please arrive early! Main entrance closes promptly after 7PM!

Visitors and families welcome!

  • Welcome
  • Club News
  • General Robotics News
  • Presentation or Discussion Topic
  • Show-and-Tell: Everyone should bring a robot, favorite book, or current project - finished or not!
  • Free time to visit.
  • Arrive on time. Our host may lock the front doors to keep loiterers out.
  • Please exit the building promptly at 9PM so our host may head home. You may visit outside in the parking lot afterwards.
  • The restroom is open around the corner from the office.
  • Do not damage birthday room tables (e.g. puncture holes).
  • Limit robot demonstrations to 5 minutes.
  • Keep discussions, projects, and content family friendly.
  • Build! Build! Build!
  • Invite others!



If you have any questions or comments, please contact us.

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