The Friarbots had an excellent run in Las Vegas this past weekend, and qualified for the Word Championships to be held in St Louis April 22-25!
Season highlights (so far) include
Los Angeles Regional:
- Woodie Flowers Finalist Award given to Evan Smith (father of Andrew
'15). This award "is presented to an outstanding Mentor in the robotics
competition who best leads, inspires, teaches, and empowers their team
using excellent communication skills."
- Ranked 12th out of 66 after qualification rounds
- Finished as quarter finalists
- Excellence in Engineering Award, sponsored by Delphi, which
"celebrates an elegant and advantageous machine feature"
Las Vegas Regional:
- Ranked 4th out of 42 after qualification rounds
- Picked by #2 seed alliance
- Finished as finalists
- *Qualified for World Championship*
- Innovation in Control Award sponsored, by Rockwell Automation, which
"celebrates an innovative control system or application of control
components – electrical, mechanical, or software – to provide unique