This past weekend, members of the US Robotics Team loaded up a trailer full of their tools and extra parts and drove down to the NFL stadium in St Louis to compete in the FIRST Robotics World Championships. As this is the culmination event for the season, there were over 600 teams from almost 30 countries competing on 8 separate fields on the same floor where the St Louis Rams used to play every Sunday. Parker's Robotic Colonels competed in the Archimedes division sometimes aligned with and sometimes opposing 75 other teams...
FTC team 3507 Robotheosis competed at the Illinois FTC State Tournament on February 27th. They placed 28th in the tournament, but being an almost all freshman team they are very happy. At the tournament Robotheosis won two of their five matches and got mentioned as a finalist for the Rockwell Collins Innovate Award.
On February 13th 2016 FTC team Robotheosis competed at the Chicago League Championship. At this championship, Robotheosis placed 2nd overall during qualification matches, won the Rockwell Collins Innovate award and won 3rd place Inspire award.