Thank you to everyone who participated in the 1st of 3 RI FIRST Tech Challenge Qualifying Tournaments.
Congratulations to the 11 teams advancing to the state tournament.
154 Renegade Burrillville
252 Electric Quahogs Wheeler School
8129 Canebots Warwick Veterans Memorial HS
121 Rhode Rage I Aquidneck Island Robotics
149 Robo Hawks Bishop Hendricken HS
652 TACT Bots Mt. Hope HS
7093 Raider Bots Shea HS
689 Avengers East Greenwich HS
9900 Scituate HS Scituate HS
3351 Tater Bots Rehashed Mt. Hope HS
9906 SHS4 Scituate HS
Finalist Alliance 652 TACT Bots and 154 Renegade
Winning Alliance 252 Electric Quahogs and 121 Rhode Rage I
The Motivate Award
This Judged Award celebrates the Team that exemplifies the essence of the FIRST Tech Challenge competition and embraces the culture of FIRST while making a collective effort to make FIRST known throughout their school, and community and sparks others to embrace the culture of FIRST.
The finalists for this award: Team 252, Electric Quahogs and Team 8129, Canebots
The Motivate Award is presented to: Team 652, TACT Bots
Rockwell Collins Innovate Award
The Rockwell Collins Innovate Award celebrates a Team that has the ingenuity and inventiveness to make their designs come to life.
The finalists for this award: Team 689, Avengers and Team 252, Electric Quahogs
The Rockwell Collins Innovate Award is presented to: Team 8129, Canebots
The Connect Award
The Connect Award, is presented to the Team that the Judges feel most connected with their local community, FIRST and the business world. The best Team is more than the sum of its parts, and recognizes that their schools and communities play an essential part to their success. The recipient of this Award is recognized for helping the community understand FIRST, the FIRST Tech Challenge, and the Team itself. In addition, the Team that wins this Award is aggressively seeking engineers and exploring the opportunities available in the world of engineering, science and technology.
The finalists for this award are: Team 121, Rhode Rage I and Team 4497, Rhode Rage II
The Connect Award is presented to: Team 7093, Raiderbots
The Think Award
The Think Award is given to the Team that the Judges feel best reflects the journey the team took as they experienced the engineering design process during the build season. The Engineering Notebook is the key reference for Judges to help them identify the most deserving Team. This Teams Engineering Notebook focused on the design and build stages of the Teams robot and exemplified their journey as a team and engineers.
The finalists for this award: Team 8129, Canebots and Team 252, Electric Quahogs
The Think Award is presented to: Team 149, RoboHawks
The Inspire Award
The Inspire Award is given to the Team that the Judges felt truly embodied the challenge of the FTC program. The Team that receives this award is a strong ambassador for FIRST programs and works to promote FIRST and make it loud in their community. The Team that receives this Award has performed well in all Judging categories and was chosen by the Judges as a model FIRST Tech Challenge Team on and off the playing field. The Judges used Match performance, observations made during interviews and in the pit area, the Teams Engineering Notebook, and performance on the playing field in determining the winner.
The finalists for this award: In Second Place: Team 8129, Canebots and in Third Place: Team 252, Electric Quahogs
The Inspire Award is presented to: Team 154, Renegade
Thank you for all you do for RI students!