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Gael Force Robotics 2023 Girl Powered Workshop

1-Jul-2023 Add to Calendar
Event Code
Workshops & Camps
Event Type
Event Format
Spots Open
Event Region
California - Region 2
Standard Registration Opens
8-Jun-2023 22:13 EDT
Registration Deadline
29-Jun-2023 23:59 EDT
Payment Deadline
29-Jun-2023 23:59 EDT
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event has been canceled.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info


We apologize for the late notice, but this event has been pushed back to the fall. Consequently, we are no longer accepting registrations and have emailed those who have already registered. If you would like to receive updates on our workshop, we encourage you to fill out our Girl Powered Mailing List Form.

Welcome! The Gael Force Robotics 2023 Girl Powered Workshop is a day-long student-led engineering and robotics event meant to touch on the foundational skills of robotics. With members from a variety of backgrounds, Gael Force Robotics (GFR) aims to promote the diversification of STEM through the inclusion of gender minorities. This workshop is open to incoming 6th to 12th graders of any skill level and has a registration fee of $20.

Our workshop consists of 4 different stations: Build, Programming, Drive and Game Strategy, and Gael Force Academy (GFA). The Build and Programming stations are interactive and meant to teach foundational skills essential to these aspects of robotics. The Drive and Game Strategy station will introduce participants to the VEX Robotics Competition (VRC) and guide them through gameplay. Our newest addition, the GFA station, offers participants a sample of GFA, a development program within GFR that is designed to familiarize new members with VRC and teach skills essential for competing in VRC, and combines technical skills with equally valuable soft skills.

Overall, the Gael Force Robotics 2023 Girl Powered Workshop is meant to encourage ingenuity through enjoyable challenges and exercises and promote diversity. For questions or additional information, please reach out to us at [email protected]. We look forward to seeing you there :)

Helpful Links:

Game Manual:

PLEASE PRINT, FILL OUT, AND BRING - Assumption of Risk and Release Document:

Age / Grade Level:
Middle School Students
High School Students

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 1-Jul-2023

Moran Hall
11555 Shannon Ave
Dublin, California 94568
United States

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7:00 AM - Doors open for volunteers

8:30 AM - Check-In opens

9:00 AM - Introduction/Parent Debrief, Independent exploration begins

9:30 AM - Independent exploration ends, Check-In closes, Stations begin (1st)

10:30 AM - Groups rotate stations (2nd)

11:30 AM - Groups rotate stations (3rd)

12:30 PM - Lunch

1:30 PM - Groups return to stations (4th)

2:30 PM - Guest Speaker

3:00 PM - Workshop ends


Please read:

Please print, fill out, and bring:

**Disclaimer: Gael Force Robotics (GFR) is not affiliated with the Diocese of Oakland, nor any other religious organizations. We are very grateful to St. Raymond’s Church for allowing us to use their facility for the GFR GirlPowered Workshop. GFR is committed to creating a supportive and welcoming environment for learning and growth, and by permitting us to use their facility, St. Raymond’s Church has helped us pursue this aspiration. Consequently, we must adhere to their own expectations and procedures. The organization forms below are standard for the use of St. Raymond’s Church facilities and are not reflective of GFR beyond professionalism and appropriate conduct.


Volunteers are appreciated. If you have a group that wishes to volunteer, please contact Gael Force Robotics at [email protected].

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In the case of bad weather conditions, an emergency, or possible cancellations, please visit the event website on where updates regarding the event status will be posted as needed. Please make sure your contact information is up to date on in case we need to contact you.

Refund and Payment Policies

Event payments are expected when you register for this event and must be completed (showing PAID in the system) at least 2 days prior to the event date. Cancellations must be made at least 3 days prior to the event in order for your registration fee to be refunded. Please note that late registration (e.g. registration at the door on the day of) may be available depending on the number of spots open and will have a slightly higher price of $25. Please contact Please contact Shalini Suravarjjala ([email protected]) and/or [email protected] if you have additional questions or concerns.