FRC Team 342:The Burning Magnetos

FIRST Robotics Team 342: The Burning Magnetos is made up of students from Fort Dorchester High.

Team 342 "Burning Magnetos" is a FIRST Robotics team located in North Charleston, South Carolina. Our team consists of fun loving and hard working students who know how to get things done! We are partnered with Bosch located in North Charleston on Dorchester Road. Team 342 works in four sub-teams: Mechanical Engineering (Design, fabrication, assembly), Electrical Engineering (DC controls, wiring),

Operating as usual



Finals Match 1 is another NEW WORLD RECORD!!!


Our friends The Due Westerners helped break the world record!!
Congrats guys!!

Photos from FRC Team 342:The Burning Magnetos's post 04/05/2024

We broke our intake during the first match of the day. A BIG THANK YOU to FRC Team 5900 - The Fighting Mongooses!!!
They loaned us some lexan for new intake side panels!!!


This is real


Hey thats us 🙂

What a way to start the Peachtree District Championship in Macon, GA. Qualifying Match #1 begins with an impressive win & score.


Can you feel the suspense rising? We'll be flooding your feeds with the reveal of the 2024-2025 FIRST season on April 20 👀💧


Congratulations to FRC Team 342 – The Burning Magnetos and FRC Team 3489 – Category 5 for their outstanding performances at the FIRST Robotics Competition Peachtree District Event, Crescendo!

The Burning Magnetos won The Impact Award, the most prestigious award at FIRST Robotics, recognizing their commitment to excellence and community engagement, while Category 5 earned recognition for Engineering Inspiration.
Having won the Impact Award earlier in the year, Team 342 and Team 3489 are the ONLY teams from SC to receive this award this year!
Additionally, three students were awarded the Dean’s List Semi-Finalist award for their contributions in promoting STEM.
Both teams will now advance to the District Championships in Macon, GA!
Congratulations to these teams for representing !

Fort Dorchester High School
Ashley Ridge High School
Summerville High School


Team 342 would like to wish everyone a very Happy Easter!

Photos from FRC 3489 Category 5's post 03/24/2024
Team 342: The Burning Magnetos - Impact Video 03/24/2024

Today our team won the Impact Award at the FIRST Charleston District Event! A huge thank you to everyone who has supported our team that allowed us to make it to this level! Off to district Championships in 2 weeks to compete with the 6 winning teams in the Peachtree District for Impact!

Team 342: The Burning Magnetos - Impact Video


Congratulations to Ally, Marketing Team Captain on her Dean’s List Finalist!!!


It’s time for Elimination Matches! Make sure to watch Burnie in match 4 with Team 3490 Viper Drive & Clover Robotics!!

Photos from FRC Team 342:The Burning Magnetos's post 03/23/2024

It’s time for Alliance Selection…. Let’s go Burnie!!!!


Congratulations to our amazing mentors Michael White, Lauren White, Makenzie White, and Justin White on being named the PCH Charleston Volunteers of the Year!

Photos from FIRST's post 03/20/2024

Shout out to FRC 3489 Category 5 for coming by and helping us improve our impact presentation today!

Photos from FRC Team 342:The Burning Magnetos's post 03/16/2024

Our friends FRC Team 4533 Wando Advanced Robotics joined us for some drive practice today!


A big thank you to everyone who came out tonight at Buffalo Wild Wings - North Charleston, SC ! The support was AMAZING!
The Team appreciates your help!


Make sure to come out and support the FDHS First Robotics teams 342 at buffalo wild wings on Dorchester Road tomorrow from 4 to 9!!


Everyone - Friends, Family, Alumni, and sponsors! Our team needs your help! Please come out and join us on Wednesday at Buffalo Wild Wings - North Charleston, SC from 4pm to 9pm to raise some funds for Team 342! After our 1st competition our team is well on the way for qualifying for District Championships in 4 weeks in Macon, GA. Unfortunately with the current funds our team has we may not be able to compete! Everyone who visits Buffalo Wild Wings from 4 to 9pm and lets them know that they are there supporting our team will have 15% of their total bill (not including tax, gratuity, alcohol or promotional discounts). Make sure to come by and help our team get closer to competing in District Championships!

Please make sure to share this with everyone you know!

Photos from FRC Team 342:The Burning Magnetos's post 03/09/2024

Had an amazing day 1 of competition today in Anderson! Our Impact Presenters rocked it today and our robot finished the evening in 8th! Here’s to another amazing day tomorrow!


8137 stopped by today and were helping make sure they’re competition ready along side finishing our own robot!

Photos from FRC Team 342:The Burning Magnetos's post 03/02/2024

Thank you to everyone who came out to help us smash our 2020 robot!! 🤖


Alumni, Families, and Friends of the team… Come out and take a swing at the 2020 Infinite Recharge Robot… $5 per swing… All proceeds support our team to reach infinite levels in our 2024 season!


Team 342 would like to formally invite all lowcountry teams to our 2024 Shakedown and Scrimmage! If you are interested, please RSVP by the 29th. 🤖


Come out and support the team on Wednesday, March 13th from 4-9pm at the Dorchester Road Buffalo Wild Wings from 4-9pm. They will be donating 15% of your sales when you mention our team! Can’t wait to see everyone! Must show either a digital or printed copy to your server!

Photos from FRC Team 342:The Burning Magnetos's post 02/18/2024

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