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The HS robotics team of the Anglo-American School of Sofia is off to the championships in the USA and needs your help to fly, sleep, eat, & build with new parts
Betsy MacDonald
1 Team Member

Help us Get to the World Championships

We are the AAS Pentakills from the Anglo-American School of Sofia in Bulgaria.  This is only our 3rd year in existance and we are very happy and excited to have the opportunity to go to St. Louis! We were invited by winning the Inspire Award at the Central and Eastern European School's Association (CEESA) First Tech Challenge (FTC) Robotics tournament held in Bucharest Romania.  Our team consists of 4 members: Kendra from Germany, Georgi from Bulgaria, Kavya from India and Theodore from Bulgaria.  Ms. MacDonald and Mr. Wolf are our coaches, they are both from the US and also our teachers at school.

We never thought that we would have the opportunity to go to the World Championships and we (nor our school) budgeted for it, therefore we need financial help to pay for our flights, food, local transit and more robot parts. 


What We Need & What You Get

We are trying to raise at least $2000 to make this happen and recover some of the cost that we have already borrowed. Here's a breakdown of our significant pending costs:

  • Flights to the USA ($5500)
  • Supplies to modify and strengthen our robot ($600)
  • Local transport & remaining accomodation fee ($750)

To show our appreciation of donations, we will offer (depending on amount):

  • Your name on our website as a contributor
  • Thank you letter and championship recap
  • AAS Pentakill team bumper sticker
  • Your name posted in our pit at the championships
  • A chance to drive our robot
  • A DVD of our documentary "Pentakills at the World Championship"
  • Your name worn on our team t-shirts

Visit our site at https://sites.google.com/a/aas-cloud.org/aas-sofia-first-robotics/home

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  • $5USD
    Recognition on our Website

    Not only will your name appear on our Contributor's page, we will also send a follow-up thank you letter with a recap of our championship experience

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  • $20USD
    Team Pentakill Bumper Sticker

    You will receive a customized Team Pentakill bumper sticker good for your car, locker, bulletin board, refrigerator, etc. You will also receive all perks listed above.

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  • $50USD
    Pit Recognition & Drive Time

    Your name will be on display in our pit at the World Championships. In addition, where possible, we will give you the opportunity to drive our robot! You will also receive all perks listed above.

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  • $100USD
    DVD of "Pentakills at Worlds"

    We are going to document our experience and performance in St. Louis and make a culminating film. You will receive a free copy. You will also receive all perks listed above.

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  • $500USD
    We'll Wear Your Name

    As a special donor we are going to make a special decal with your name and apply it to our t-shirts at the championships. We'll also be sure to send you a team photo donning this look. You will also receive all perks listed above.

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