2009

THE GAME: Lunacy

THE ROBOT: The Hulk

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  • Automated ball intake using 4 photo eye sensors for internal ball situational awareness
  • Automated goal tracking
  • Turret capable of shooting balls approximately 10 feet
  • 4 wheel drive with maximum robot and bumper weight for traction
  • Reliable empty cell delivery sensor
  • Turret position awareness and limit switches
  • 10 to 15 ball capacity for fast delivery
  • Auto mode designed for moon rock delivery
  • Maximum allowable ball entry inlet size
  • Light weight carbon fiber composites allow for weight added to achieve even distribution to wheels

COMPETITIONS AND STANDINGS

  • Midwest Regional – February 26 – 28, 2009, Chicago, IL
    Regional Finalist.
  • Wisconsin Regional – March 12 -14, 2009, Milwaukee, WI
    Finished 1 out of 63. Regional Winner.
  • FIRST Championship – April 16 – 18, Atlanta Georgia
    Assigned to Curie Division. Finished 37 out of 87 in Curie division.

AWARDS

  • Midwest Regional Finalist
    This award celebrates the team or alliance that makes it to the final match of the competition.
  • Wisconsin Regional Finalist
    This award celebrates the team or alliance that wins the competition.
  • Website Award
    The Website Award recognizes excellence in student-designed, built, and managed FIRST team websites.

BUILD SEASON BLOG

THE TEAM

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Students:
Ty C, Caroline J, Calvin L, Shannen L, Shawn L, Vincent M, Amanda R, Melody S, Lucas S, Sam S, Jay V, Joe V, Jamie W, Joanna W

High Schools Represented:
Belvidere High School, Guilford High School, Hallstrom Home School, Harlem High School, Jefferson High School

Graduating Seniors:
Calvin L; Rock Valley College, Manufacturing Technology
Shawn L: Michigan Technological University, Mechanical Engineering
Melody S: Milwaukee School of Engineering, Architectural Engineering

Mentors:
Bud Champlin, Gabriel Cotto, Adam Czerwonka, Jamie Early, Hannah Hanson, Craig Legros, Ken Lesko, John McInerney, Matthew Rhoades, Arlyn Schroeder, Will Webber