Cougar Robotics And Trash Torque Set high score of 591 PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 02 March 2012 20:27

 

 

Well, Finally found a video of the final run and high score!

We took captain of winning alliance at the Kentucky State Tournament! We are now moving on to World Festival! Cool 

 -Philip 

Last Updated on Friday, 02 March 2012 20:36
 
FTC High Scores PDF Print E-mail
Written by Jamie Diamond   
Tuesday, 28 February 2012 10:30
  • 591 points - Cougars 4251 & Trash Torque 3903 2/25/12
  • 584 points - Pandara 506 and Masquerade 4997 2/18/12
  • 504 points - Say Watt? 3539 & Mad Science 4486 2/12/12
  • 444 points - Techno Clovers 4240  & Ozone 2 4154 1/28/12
  • 437 points - G-FORCE 2818 and 4-H Techno Clovers 4240 1/14/12
  • 407 points - Cougars 4251 and PowerStackers 5029 1/14/12
  • 254 points - Say Watt? 3539 and Shenanigans 4356 12/3/2011
 
Cougars win FTC Central Ohio Qualifying Tournament PDF Print E-mail
Written by Jamie Diamond   
Sunday, 29 January 2012 22:59

 

The Cougars Robotics Team, FTC team# 4251, won both the Inspire Award and were Captain of the Winning Alliance at the FTC Central Ohio Qualifying Tournament.  The kids went undefeated during the 5 qualifying rounds to be the top seed for the alliance rounds.  During round 2 they set a new National high score of 407 only to have their score beaten minutes later with a 444 coming out of the Newark Delaware tournament.  They went 2-0 in the semi-finals and 2-1 in the finals to win the tournament. The Inspire Award is explained below (directly from the FIRST website). 




A video animation explaining how the robot game works is here ->  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HUrKrKj6l-s 
 
And check out the Cougars winning round 3 of the Finals! -> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ccLhOOKPqkA 
 

Inspire Award

FIRST Tech Challenge Inspire Award

Large TrophyMedalThe Inspire Award is the most prestigious FTC award, and is given to the team that truly embodied the ‘challenge’ of the FTC program.  The team that receives this award is chosen by the judges as having best represented a role model FIRST Tech Challenge Team.  The team that receives this award is a top contender for all other judging categories and is a strong competitor on the field.

Judges should use match performance, observations made during interviews and in the pit area, and the team’s Engineering Notebook as equal factors in determining the winner of this award.

The Inspire Award winning team will receive an invitation to advance to the next level event.  If presented at a Qualifying Tournament, the team will receive an automatic invitation to participate in a Championship Tournament.  If presented at a Championship Tournament, the team will receive an automatic invitation to participate at the World Championship Event.

 

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 September 2013 21:20
 
iSPACE Workshop 2011 PDF Print E-mail
Written by The Cougars   
Monday, 03 October 2011 21:10
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Starbase Wright-Patt Workshop PDF Print E-mail
Written by The Cougars   
Monday, 03 October 2011 21:04
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