The team was thrilled to be awarded the Middle School Excellence Award at this final tournament before the Colorado State Championships.
Bethany again strapped her drone to the top of the robot to capture footage of the new program, written in C code. She’s working on a better way to attach the drone to get a better angle and video.
Bethany strapped her drone to the top of our next successful robot design, and captured this footage of the program scoring 55 points from the robot’s perspective! This program, and our skills at driving the improved robot design, moved us steadily up the World Skills Rankings, and at one point we were ranked 10th in the world.
We could reliably score 31 points in programming matches with our first competition robot design. This program, combined with our driving skills, moved us up to about 75th in the world and earned us a trophy for Programming Skills Champion.
Our first scrimmage and skills event taught us a lot about how to drive our first competition robot design, and put us on the World Rankings listings at about 150th in the world.