Build

If you’re on our team, you’re in build. Some more than others, but we all have a hand in it.

Design

The design teams determines the strategy of the robot for the game. They also design the robot on the computer to see if its possible, before manufacturing of the robot begins.

Programming

The most awesome team on the team. They are in charge of programming the website, the robot, and quite a bit of wiring as well.

Public Relations

PR is in charge of our public image. Weather it is through videos or talking to our sponsors, they are out best nerd translators.

Our Team’s History

Here are the past games we have participated in.

2012-2013

Ultimate Accent

ROOKIE YEAR

In 2013, the challenge was Ultimate Ascent, a competition involving throwing plastic Frisbees and climbing a metal-framed pyramid at the center of the field. As this was the rookie year for all except one of our mentors, it was very much a year of learning: our robot started as a climbing robot, but defaulted to defense for the competition.In 2013, the challenge was Ultimate Ascent, a competition involving throwing plastic Frisbees and climbing a metal-framed pyramid at the center of the field. As this was the rookie year for all except one of our mentors, it was very much a year of learning: our robot started as a climbing robot, but defaulted to defense for the competition.

2013-2014

Aerial Assist

In 2014, the challenge was Aerial Assist, in which alliances earned points by passing the yoga-ball-sized game balls across a truss and down the field to score in high or low goals. Our robot was designed as a passing robot after toying with and discarding the idea of a throwing robot. It was able to easily catch, pick up, and pass the game ball; and with the Mecanum wheels we used we were able to outmaneuver most other robots. We finished 39th out of the nearly 200 teams across the state of Minnesota, and were picked to move on to the finals in competition.In 2014, the challenge was Aerial Assist, in which alliances earned points by passing the yoga-ball-sized game balls across a truss and down the field to score in high or low goals. Our robot was designed as a passing robot after toying with and discarding the idea of a throwing robot. It was able to easily catch, pick up, and pass the game ball; and with the Mecanum wheels we used we were able to outmaneuver most other robots. We finished 39th out of the nearly 200 teams across the state of Minnesota, and were picked to move on to the finals in competition.

2014-2015

Recylce Rush

In 2015, the challenge was Recycle Rush. Recycling bins were stacked, garbage cans were retrieved, and pool noodles were thrown in FIRST’s high school robotics competition. Robot size rules were relaxed, leading to our largest robot ever, and we introduced our first autonomous programming this year.In 2015, the challenge was Recycle Rush. Recycling bins were stacked, garbage cans were retrieved, and pool noodles were thrown in FIRST’s high school robotics competition. Robot size rules were relaxed, leading to our largest robot ever, and we introduced our first autonomous programming this year.

2015-2016

FIRST Stronghold

In 2016, the game was FIRST Stronghold. Our robot had to break through the defenses and break the other alliance’s stronghold. The defenses were all different and our robot had to be able to break through most of the barriers. There were also boulders that the robot could throw into the other teams tower and score points in either the high or low goals. Once we break the barriers our robot can then break the other alliances stronghold and get more points by scaling the tower and capturing the alliance’s stronghold.

2016-2017

FIRST Steamworks

In 2017, the challenge was FIRST Steamworks. In this game, teams were taked with fueling the boilers and transporting gears to the airship where they would be used to power the rotors. At the end of every match robots latched on to there ropes and climbed aboard the airship to take flight!

2017-2018

FIRST Power Up

This years game is FIRST Power Up. What do you think the challenge will be?

Sponsors

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