2017 Kickoff and Weather

posted Jan 6, 2017, 8:22 PM by Team Phred   [ updated Jan 6, 2017, 8:24 PM ]

Freezing rain and snow is predicted for Saturday during day 1 of build season.  There will be at least one adult at the Kickoff on the OSU campus.  There will also be someone at the shop by 9:00 am.  If weather prevents you from safely participating on Saturday, please help the team by reviewing the following resources:

A web stream of the kickoff can be found on this page:

A recording of the kickoff and game manuals will be found here:

You will need an encryption key to read the game manual.  The key will be provided at the end of the kickoff broadcast and will eventually be posted on the FIRST website

Flapjack Fundraiser - Saturday, May 21, 2016 8:00 to 10:00 am at Applebees

posted May 2, 2016, 8:08 PM by Team Phred   [ updated May 2, 2016, 8:44 PM ]

The Philomath High School Robotics team hosts its second fundraiser after completing their 2016 build and competition season.  Relying completely on volunteers and donations, team members are anxious to begin fundraising  for next season.  With support from the Corvallis Applebee’s, the team has a fabulous breakfast planned for Saturday May 21, 2015 from 8am to 10am.  Tickets are available for $10 per person and include pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs and a drink.  Tickets can be purchased from team members, at the door, through PayPal using the link on this page or by contacting Ken Thrall, Team Mentor. @ 541-829-2147 or

If you are ordering tickets online, please bring you emailed confirmation to the restaurant during the fundraiser.  

PHRED in the News

posted Mar 29, 2016, 8:05 PM by Team Phred   [ updated Mar 29, 2016, 8:20 PM ]

PHRED has been the news this season.  Check out these great news stories about PHRED published in the Corvallis and Philomath newspapers.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

PHRED and CHS FTC Team Compete

posted Feb 2, 2016, 9:37 PM by Team Phred   [ updated Feb 2, 2016, 9:38 PM ]

The PHRED FTC Team competed at OSU with 18 other robotics teams including the new team from Corvallis High School.  PHRED (8892) and CHS (10411) teamed up in the semifinals as the 4th ranked alliance.  See the local newspaper coverage at 

Pictures From Philomath District

posted Mar 30, 2015, 10:30 PM by Team Phred   [ updated Mar 31, 2015, 7:50 AM ]

Go to the following link to see thousands of great pictures from the Philomath High School District Competition.  Thanks to Tom Cardinali from team 997 at Corvallis High School.  He has given permission to download pictures for personal use at no cost. 

Off to District Championships!!

posted Mar 29, 2015, 10:28 AM by Team Phred   [ updated Mar 29, 2015, 10:34 AM ]

PHRED was part of the winning alliance at the Philomath District Competition.  This was a first for our team.  Special thanks go out to Skunk Works Robotics (Team 1983) and CV Robotics (Team 955) for inviting us to be part of the winning alliance.  We are off to the District Championship in Cheney Washington starting April 2.  GO PHRED!!

The Robots Are Coming!!!

posted Mar 17, 2015, 4:23 PM by Team Phred   [ updated Mar 17, 2015, 4:34 PM ]

Join us at the Philomath High School Pacific Northwest District Competition on March 27 and 28.  Go to this link for schedule and other information.

Lions Club support!

posted Mar 3, 2015, 7:38 PM by Team Phred   [ updated Mar 3, 2015, 7:38 PM ]

 A big thank you to the Lions Club for running the concession stands during the Philomath District event! Buying the food, manning the stand, and giving the proceeds to PHRED is much more than we could ever hope to ask for. Thank you Lions Club for all your amazing support!

Support PHRED...Eat Pasta!

posted Feb 16, 2015, 8:31 PM by Team Phred

Help PHRED by mentioning the team at Pastini's in Corvallis during lunch or dinner on February 23 and 24.    Pastini's will donate 50% of net profit for everyone who mentions the PHRED robotics team on either day.   Download and print the "business cards" attached to this announcement to share with family, friends, and colleagues from work.

FTC Team Competition!

posted Feb 5, 2015, 8:28 PM by Lissa Conner   [ updated Feb 5, 2015, 8:28 PM ]

This year PHRED invited the 8th grade class to join us in FRC (FIRST Robotics Competition). A small group of them decided to join, and as an initiation they are participating in FTC (FIRST Tech Challenge). They have designed, built, and are in the process of completing the programming their robot. Their competition is on Sunday at OSU. For more information click HERE. Come support our kids in their competition!


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