Come cheer us on Saturday, February 9th at TCNJ for the NJ state competition! Having placed second in Delaware, Bolts is now looking to take the lead and win a seat in the nationals. It's sure to be an exciting event, with Bolts' newly improved robot. Wish us luck!
Both Driven Nuts and Driven Bolts competed in the Diamond State FTC Regional at the University of Delaware on January 19th. Nuts ranked an impressive 4th place in the qualifying matches and captained their own alliance for the elimination rounds, while Bolts ranked 15th. Bolts was picked by the second alliance captain and also continued on into the elimination rounds. The Nuts alliance did a great job, but was eliminated in the semi-finals. The alliance with Bolts made it all the way to the final round of the competition, but ended up in second place.
Driven Bolts, using their backup robot, ended up in first place at the informal scrimmage held at Brunswick Eruption on November 3rd. Their primary robot was being rebuilt at the event and wasn't ready to compete. The holonomic drive second bot filled in and did surprisingly well.
The event generated a lot of interest in FTC and participants learned a lot and had a great time. Our thanks to Anya, who came by and helped out with driving while we were short-handed.