April 28, 2017

We just participated in the 2017 FLL World Festival competition in Houston, Texas last week. WOW! What an amazing experience! The 2017 FIRST World Championship in Houston was held at the George R. Brown Convention Center.  It was massive!  All 401 FRC teams, practice a...

March 20, 2017

We are now 30-days away from "Welcome Wednesday" at the 2017 FIRST World Championship.  While this is crunch time as we continue fundraising efforts, it is also very exciting.  In just 30 days, we get to meet and compete alongside other FLL teams from all over the...

March 8, 2017

For the Bayou Builders, fundraising has been an integral part of every season.  We are proud to be a community-based team.  It allows us to bring in students from various backgrounds who might not otherwise have the opportunity to know and work with each other.  They d...

February 18, 2017

One of our goals each season is to participate in as many community events as possible.  We have a blast doing these events...both in getting to interact with people from all over and in getting to share the experience with each other.  So far this season, we have host...

February 11, 2017

We hosted our third annual Family Lego Night (FLN) at the Louisiana Children's Discovery Center tonight.  We had a blast getting to work with so many cool kids.  We were able to raise enough money at this event to pay for one night of lodging for each team member at th...

February 8, 2017

Today's meeting was a whirlwind!  There was so much to do to continue getting ready for our big event this Friday.  We are all very excited about Friday.  After going over the logistics for setup and how we plan to run each event, team members broke up into smaller gro...

February 3, 2017

It didn't take long during today's meeting before our Battle Bots turned into Soccer Bots.  We can't wait to launch this game at next Friday's Family Lego Night.  We've built one Bot that has a moving claw and another with a shooter.  We've also built goals that you ca...

January 31, 2017

At today's meeting we were hard at work getting everything organized for next week's Family Lego Night. We had a lot of fun organizing Legos for each game and creating different build examples. Coach Ben built a Lego catapult example that almost took out Coach Jean-Mar...

January 27, 2017

Today, we started off our meeting with muffins from Cocoa Bean!  Then we did a team building activity.  We had to play musical chairs without anyone being eliminated.  At the end, we had everyone huddled together on one chair.  Just like our team...in the face of obsta...